Loyola University Maryland

Mid-Year Research Conference on Religion and Spirituality


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Deadline: January 4, 2016

Mid-Year Conference:
Psychology of Religion and Spirituality
Friday, March 11-Saturday, March 12, 2016

Co-Sponsored by APA Division 36 and St. Joseph’s College in Brooklyn, NY

The conference provides a supportive academic forum where professionals discuss the latest research findings and scientific advances in the field. This year’s conference will include keynote and plenary sessions, student activities, and receptions. We will also be joined by special guests Dr. Paul Bloom and Dr. Sheldon Solomon.

The conference will be held at St. Joseph’s College in Brooklyn, NY. Please check out the website for further information – sjcny.edu/DIV36.

Registration begins November 2, 2015.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES: We now are accepting proposals for posters, papers, and symposia. All submissions should be submitted via the conference website (sjcny.edu/DIV36) by 5:00pm EST January 4, 2016.  Please be prepared to provide authors’ names and affiliations, titles, and a 300 word abstract for each proposed presentation. 

  • Paper submissions: Accepted papers with similar topics will be grouped into panels by the organizers. Paper presentations will be limited to 15 minutes including time for questions.

  • Symposium submissions: Proposals for a coordinated set of papers (usually 3 or 4 in number), all dealing with a particular topic or issue, may be for 50 minutes or 110 minutes.  In addition to 300 word abstracts for each paper in the symposium, the chair should also submit a 300 word summary abstract for the symposium as a whole.

  • Poster submissions: Posters will be displayed through the duration of the conference. In addition a designated session will be scheduled in which participants can meet with authors to discuss their work. Posters sizes should not exceed three feet long by four feet wide.

QUESTIONS: Contact Conference Organizer Dominique Treboux at dtreboux@sjcny.edu or 631-687-2685 or Program Chair Taylor Newton at newtont@central.edu or 641-628-5149.