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January 2012

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Call for Proposals

This Group invites papers and panel proposals that critically explore:

  • Virginity and celibacy across sexualities and cultures
  • Religion, sexuality, and technology
  • Submissions that intersect with religion and forced and/or voluntary migration of sexual boundaries
  • Sexual activism and the politics of sexual freedom
  • Sexuality, conflict, and violence


This Group examines religion and sexuality, broadly conceptualized and focused on questions of why and how sex matters for particular religious persons, communities, or traditions. We welcome collaboration with other Program Units doing work in some area of sexuality. Distinguishing us from those units are an emphasis on empirical research and analysis and an intentionally multidisciplinary and comparative religious focus. We especially encourage interdisciplinary approaches, interest in gender (broadly defined), and strong attention to methodological issues.

Anonymity of Review Process

Proposer names are visible to Chairs but anonymous to steering committee members.


Monique Moultrie
Western Kentucky University
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Heather White
New College of Florida
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Method of Submission


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