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January 2013

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Call for Proposals

This Group invites papers on the themes of death and identity, and on losing control in the face of death versus exerting control. We are excited about the possibility of a cosponsored session with the new Secularism and Secularity Group on secular approaches to death, or for a cosponsored session with the Queer Studies in Religion Group on the death drive in queer studies or other relevant topics. We also welcome any other proposals on the subject of death, dying, and beyond.


This Group was formed to address all manner of scholarly discussion relating to death. While death is the single certainty in every life, a myriad number of ways exist to study and approach it. Our aim is to provide an outlet for the scholarly discussion of all issues relating to death, the dying, the grieving, the dead, and the afterlife. We are open to all methodologies, religious traditions, and topics of inquiry.

Anonymity of Review Process

Proposer names are anonymous to Chairs and Steering Committee members during review, but visible to Chairs prior to final acceptance or rejection.


Lucy Bregman
Temple University
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Christopher Moreman
California State University, East Bay
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Method of Submission


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