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adolescence, work and play, faithmeets philosophy, speaking in tongues,

getting saved, healing, among others. Thedeadline is May 1, 2002. For

further information contact Dr. Karen Kossie-Chernyshev, Dept. of History,

Texas Southern University, 3100 Cleburne, Houston, TX 77004;eMail=

klkossie@aol.com.


HENRY SYMPOSIUM ON RELIGION AND POLITICS

The Henry Institute for the Studyof Christianity and Politics at Calvin

College issponsoring its inaugural conference on the relationship between

religion and politics, May 3-4, 2002, with the intentof holding such a

conference on abiennial basis each spring of even numbered years

thereafter. The purpose of this conference willbe to provide a distinct

opportunity for scholars working in thisfield of study to come together in

order to present papers relatedto their current research, foster personal and

professional networks, facilitate jointresearch endeavors, and learn about

research opportunities in the field.

The conference is open to both scholars and graduate students across

different disciplines of study (e.g., political scientists, sociologists,historians).

The preliminary program and registrationinformation are available at:

http://www.calvin.edu/henry/conf.htm. For further information, contact:

Corwin SmidtThe Henry Institute Calvin College Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Phone=616/957-6233; eMail=henry@calvin.edu.


The HISTORICAL SOCIETY ANNUAL MEETING willbe held on

May 16-18, 2002, in Atlanta, Georgia. TheConference theme is "Historical

Reconstructions" and seeks tounderstand how elites, social groups, and

individuals have tried to reconstituteand strengthen their societies after

defeat inwar, ensuing turmoil, or social upheaval. "Reconstructions" need to

be understood in a wide context that embracespolitical, military, economic,

social, institutional, andintellectual history. For further details, see the

conference web site at: www.bu.edu/historic/conference.html.


KEEPING THE FAITH

Trinity WesternUniversity and the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada are

sponsoring aninternational conference on religious freedom at Trinity

Western University, Langley, BritishColumbia, Canada, June 6-8, 2002. This

conference willfocus on the following themes:human dignity and religious

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