Call for Papers: JEC Japan

The Jonathan Edwards Center Japan (JEC Japan) invites scholars and students to submit paper proposals to be presented at the International Conference on the campus of International Christian University, Tokyo, to be held on March 26-27, 2016.

The theme of the Conference will be “The Transcultural Impact of Jonathan Edwards,” though a broad range of topics not limited to the overall theme are welcome. The abstract should be around 200 words and sent with a short C.V. to JEC Japan by November 30, 2015. A 40-minute slot will be assigned to each presenter at the Conference.

A selection of Conference papers will be included for publication in a special edition of the Journal Humanities: Christianity and Culture.

Participants are expected to arrive by 6:00 pm. of March 25th for registration and reception. 15 twin rooms in the on-campus accommodation facility are reserved for those coming from overseas, free of charge, for 3 nights from March 25th to 27th.

There will be a registration fee of 5,000 JPY to be paid at registration. Meals at the University Cafeteria will cost 500 JPY for breakfast, 1,000 for lunch, and 2,000 for dinner.

At present, the keynote speakers include Harry Stout, Adrian Neele, Doug Sweeney, Gerald McDermott, and Michael McClymond. Participants will attend from Korea, Singapore, Pakistan, Netherland, Poland, and within Japan.

For proposal submission and further information, please contact jecjapan@icu.ac.jp.

Anri Morimoto
Director, Jonathan Edwards Center Japan