Conference on the History of Women Religious Issues Call for Papers

Call For Papers

Ninth Triennial Meeting
Conference on the History of Women Religious

Where: St. Catherine University, St. Paul, Minnesota.
When: June 23-26, 2013
Theme: Women Religious Through the Ages: Managing Individual and Institutional Realities

Proposals: Papers or panels that focus on community governance, ethnic, linguistic or racial tensions, demographic composition, inter-congregational cooperation, changing ministries, relations with clergy, hierarchy and secular institutions, spiritual traditions or emerging models of religious life are welcome.

Disciplinary approaches may include history, sociology, anthropology, theology, religious studies, literature, communication, cultural studies, art, architecture and material culture.

Proposals for papers in the form of a one-page abstract accompanied by a one-page C.V. are requested by August 15, 2012. Panel proposals are encouraged but individual proposals are also welcome. Volunteers to chair and comment on sessions are also invited. The language of the conference is English but proposals may be submitted in English or French.

More information about the conference is available on its Web site at

Send all proposals to:

Elizabeth McGahan, Chair, Planning Committee
Department of History and Politics
University of New Brunswick – Saint John Campus
P.O. Box 5050
Saint John, New Brunswick

Email: [email protected]