American Literature/American Religions: Conference at University of Illiinois

American Literatures/American Religions
Conference sponsored by Department of Religion, University of Illinois

9:30 - 4pm, October 4-5, 2012

Center for Advanced Study. 912 W. Illinois Street, University of Illinois

This conference will bring together leading and emerging scholars in the fields of religious studies and literary studies to examine the interconnectedness of literature and religion in American history, connections and disconnections between the two disciplines, and the future place of religious and literary studies in the humanities. Both days are free and open to the public.
schoolhouseFeatured Speakers
Tracy Fessenden, Arizona State University

W. Clark Gilpin, University of Chicago
Michael Warner, Yale University
Jennifer Graber, Sarah Imhoff, Gregory Jackson, Toni Wall Jaudon, Stephanie Kirk, Cedric May, Elaine Peña, and Michael Warner
Points of Contact
Justine Murison (
Jonathan Ebel (