announcement of journal and conference (fwd)

Dominik Wujastyk ucgadkw at UCL.AC.UK
Mon Jun 12 08:54:17 UTC 2000

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Date: Sun, 11 Jun 2000 14:16:08 -0400 (EDT)
From: Chandana Chakrabarti <chakraba at>

Subject: Re: announcement of journal and conference

                        Call for Papers

Mysticism, Reason, Art and Literature: East West Perspectives

Scholars are invited to submit titles and abstracts (about 150 words) of
papers to be presented in the Interdisciplinary conference on "Mysticism,
Reason, Art and Literature: East West Perspectives" to be held on
September 13-14, 2000 at the Ferrum College,Virginia.

Possible topics include: Art, Literature and Religion, Mysticism and
Romanticism, Art and Creativity, Art and Imitation, Illustration of
Classical Literature, Art History and Literature, Magic Realism,World
Folklore and World Mythology, Myth, Metaphor and Reality, Fact, Fiction
and Forecast, Language, Thought and Reality, Realism and Idealism,
Scepticism, Agnosticism and Dogmatism, Deductivism and Inductivism,
Holism and Atomism, Ineffable and Unknowable, God and Absolute,
Transcendence and Immanence, Reason, Revelation and Faith, Atman and
Brahman, Tao and Inaction, Zen and Enlightenment, Vedanta and Sufism,
Emptiness and Nothingness, Maya and Primal Nature, Creation,
Reincarnation and Evolution, Deconstruction and Relativity, Process
Theology, Existentialism and Essentialism. This list is illustrative and
not exhaustive.

The deadline for submission of abstracts is August 15, 2000. The advance
registration fee of $50 should be paid by check drawn in favor of the
Ferrum College and mailed by August 25, 2000 to Kisor Chakrabarti. The on
site registration fee is $75. There will be a banquet in the evening of
September 13 and also a cultural event featuring classical Indian music.

For further information please contact:

Dr. Kisor Chakrabarti, Conference Director

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Ferrum College, Ferrum, Virginia 24088

Telephone: 540-365-4322

Email: Kchakrabarti at

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