Call for Papers

Call for Papers

CFP poster downloadable version

SOPHERE conference poster, downloadable version

                                          Second Regional Berkeley Meeting
                                  Society for the Phenomenology of Religious Experience
                                                 January 26-27, 2018
                            Phenomenology in Dialogue:  Religious Experience and the Lifeworld
              Graduate Theological Union, Jesuit School of Theology, Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute
Keynote Speakers:
Michael Barber, University of St. Louis
Marc Jean-Bernard, University of Puerto Rico

Paper submissions directly pertinent to the theme, “Phenomenology in Dialogue: Religious Experience and the Lifeworld” are particularly encouraged, but papers on any area of current research in phenomenology of religious experience and related studies will be considered for inclusion in the program. Completed papers will be given strong priority. Detailed abstracts will be considered; a short curriculum vitae (for non-members only) should accompany abstracts. Papers should be no more than 4,500 words/30 minutes reading time. Please format papers for anonymous review and send with a cover letter to the conference director at

The conference papers will be considered for publication in a special topical issue with Open Theology (De Gruyter Academic Publishers Open Access journal).

Deadline for submission: December 1, 2017

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