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Last Updated=10 vii 2014

 

2014 CFH BIENNIAL FALL CONFERENCES
September 24-27, 2014

The CFH's 29th Biennial Conferences will be September 24-25 (Student Research Conference) and September 25-27 (Fall Conference) at Pepperdine University in Malibu CA. The conference theme is "Christian Historians and Their Publics," and the general program chair is Jay Green at Covenant College (jay.green@covenant.edu). The tentative schedule for the meeting is:

Thursday 25 September
Plenary Session 1 7:00-8:30pm

Friday 26 September
Concurrent Sessions A 8:00-9:30AM
Concurrent Sessions B 10:00-11:30AM
Plenary Session 2 1:00-2:00PM
Concurrent Sessions C 2:30-4:00PM
Concurrent Sessions D 4:30-6:00PM
Plenary Session 3 7:00-9:00PM (Banquet)

Saturday 27 September
Concurrent Sessions E 8:00-9:30AM
Concurrent Sessions F 10:00-11:30AM
Plenary Session 4 1:00-2:00PM
Concurrent Sessions G 2:30-4:00PM

NEW! Local Arrangements Chair, Loretta Hunnicutt, has posted information about Registration, Housing, and so forth which you can find: here. The Preregistration deadline has been extended to September 15.  

2014 CFH Undergraduate Student Conference
September 24-25, 2014

The Fall 2014 Biennial Meeting of the Conference on Faith and History at Pepperdine University in beautiful Malibu, California, will be preceded by a two-day Undergraduate Student Research Conference, the 24th and 25th of September. Student Research Conference co-chairs are Bryan Lamkin, Department of History and Political Science, Azusa Pacific University, blamkin@apu.edu and Brad Hale, Department of History and Political Science, Azusa Pacific University, bhale@apu.edu. There is a Facebook page to keep you up to date: here.  

2014 CFH Biennial Conference
September 25-27, 2014

The General CFH Conference chair, Jay Green, writes: Contemporary historians have a somewhat complicated relationship with "the public." We long to have "public" audiences who will be challenged and shaped by our work, but most of us tend to produce highly specialized scholarship and write primarily for other scholars. When we do address the public, our often "myth-busting" strategies can come across as patronizing, contemptuous, and even politically motivated. As historians, who are our "publics"? And what responsibilities, if any, do we owe them? Are their public venues for historical understanding that we should be exploring? Does our peculiar identity as Christians have any bearing on the publics we address, what we have to say, or how we say it? Are there Christian ways of thinking about and doing public history? Is there a Christian public for our work as historians?

In addition to the panels and roundtables, the conference will feature the inauguration of the new CFH President and National Board, a banquet, and other goodies.

The conference programs will be posted soon.

 

CFH LATIN AMERICAN INITIATIVE

The Conference on Faith and History has been pursuing further contacts with like-minded scholars in Latin America over the last several years.

For more information, contact Ron Morgan (Abilene Christian University) at rxm03c@acu.edu.

 

CFH and the Christianity and History Forum (UK)

The Conference on Faith History (CFH) and the Christianity and History Forum (CHF) of Great Britain have an informal friendship and fellowship relationship. The CFH and CHF are organizations with a common mission to advance Christian scholarship. We hope we can work together in the future.

For more information, you can access the Christianity and History Forum (UK) blog here.

 

 

  

 

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