Preaching and Gender

23rd International Medieval Sermon Studies Symposium This will be a hybrid conference. A final decision about format will be made by April 1.
When Jul 15, 2022 08:00 AM to
Jul 19, 2022 05:00 PM
Where University of St. Thomas, St. Paul MN, USA
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Call for Papers

Program Chair: Professor Steven McMichael 

Associate Professor, Department of Theology, University of St. Thomas 


The International Medieval Sermon Studies Society invites early career researchers and established scholars to submit proposals for 20-minute papers on the subject of Preaching and Gender. We encourage papers from all global areas and religious traditions for the approximate period 500-1500 CE. We welcome papers on themes including but not limited to:  

  • masculinities and femininities,  
  • gender roles and models,  
  • women preachers,  
  • preaching to or about men/women,  
  • contributions of queer theory and gender studies to sermon studies,  
  • gendered language and/or performance,  
  • intersection of gender with other categories (e.g., status, occupation, ethnicity, spirituality, age), 
  • gender fluidity and sexualities.  

Proposals should include: 

  • Paper title 
  • A description of 300 words or less 
  • Presenter name and institutional affiliation, if applicable 

The deadline for proposals is October 1, 2021. Proposals should be sent to Professor Steven McMichael ([email protected]).