The Association for the Study of Eastern Christian History and Culture, Inc. (ASEC) announces its third biennial conference to take place in Columbus, Ohio from October 1 to October 3, 2009.
We are pleased to invite papers for a multidisciplinary conference on the theme
"Reform Movements in Eastern Christian Culture:
Renewal, Heresy, and Compromise."
The conference aims to explore reform movements within the Eastern Christian traditions, сontemporary reactions to them and their continuing legacies in the living Eastern Christian communities.
Papers may deal with any historical period or with contemporary issues and come from all disciplines including anthropology, cultural studies, history, literary criticism, linguistics, sociology and religious studies.
The conference will be held at the Pfahl Hall сonference Center at The Blackwell Hotel on The Ohio State University campus in Columbus, Ohio.
The conference will include a keynote address and opening reception on the evening of October 1, followed by two days of plenary panels.
Panel proposals of three presenters plus chair/discussant are preferred but individual papers are also encouraged. Please send panel and
paper proposals with abstracts of 100-200 words for each paper, and a short CV for each participant to Christine Worobec ([email protected]).
Proposals must be received by March 1, 2009.
Registration is $50 and participants must be members of ASEC, Inc. by the time of the сonference. Registration for graduate students is
$25. Fees are waived for students and faculty of The Ohio State University with current university identification.
To become a member of ASEC, please make out a check to ASEC, Inc.
for $25.00 ($10.00 for graduate students and retirees) and send it to
Lucien Frary, Rider University, 2083 Lawrence Road, Lawrenceville NJ
08648 ([email protected]).
The conference is co-sponsored by ASEC, Inc. and The Ohio State
University's Center for Slavic and East European Studies, Resource
Center for Medieval Slavic Studies, the Hilandar Research Library,
and the Department of Slavic and East European Languages and
For more information contact Russell Martin,
Russell E. Martin
Assoc. Professor of History
President, Association for the Study of Eastern Christian History and
Culture, Inc. (ASEC)
New Wilmington, PA 16172-0001
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