18th Annual Graduate Student Symposium

Policing Identity, Surveilling Religion

February 14-15, 2020 • Tallahassee, Florida

The Florida State University Department of Religion is pleased to announce its 18th Annual Graduate Student Symposium to be held February 14-15, 2020, in Tallahassee, Florida.

Last year’s symposium, Human and Nonhuman, featured original research from over 50 presenters from over 15 universities, and disciplines as varied as History, Anthropology, Political Science, Literature, Philosophy, Religious Studies, and Classics.

This year’s symposium will center on the theme “Policing Identity, Surveilling Religion.”

Call for Papers

Proposals including an abstract of approximately 300 words, a list of key terms, and institutional affiliation should be submitted by December 1, 2019, for review. Final papers must be submitted by January 15, 2020. For more details on possible topics and how to submit a proposal, please see the "Call for Papers."


Dr. Lerone A. Martin, Washington University in St. Louis, will deliver this year’s keynote address.

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