Date: March 21-23, 2013
LeTourneau University will be hosting the annual C.S. Lewis and Inklings conference during the Spring semester of 2013. The conference is held in conjunction with the C.S. Lewis and Inklings Society (C.S.L.I.S.), which upholds and promotes the advancement of scholarship, teaching, writing, and other professional activities related to the life and works of C.S. Lewis and the Inklings.
Undergraduate students, graduate students, and professors are invited to submit papers on the theme of Inklings, imagination and technology as it relates to the works of C.S. Lewis, the Inklings, George MacDonald, and Dorothy L. Sayers. However, papers on other subjects related to the above authors will also be accepted.
In order to be eligible, presenters must be C.S.L.I.S. members. Membership forms can be downloaded through the C.S.L.I.S. website.
There will be a competition for the best undergraduate, graduate and faculty/scholar paper presented at this conference. Monetary awards will be given as determined by a committee of three jurors from the Executive Board members of the C.S.L.I.S.
Dr. Ralph C.Wood will serve as plenary speaker for the event. As University Professor of Theology and Literature at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, Dr. Wood serves as an editor-at large for the Christian Century. He is also a member of the editorial boards of the Flannery O'Connor Review and Seven: An Anglo-American Literary Review, as well as published author of several books, including The Comedy of Redemption: Christian Faith and Comic Vision in Four American Novelists, and The Gospel According to Tolkien: Visions of the Kingdom in Middle-earth.
Thanks to those of you who registered for the 2013 C.S. Lewis and Inklings Conference! Registration is now closed.
Questions? Contact Dr. Randall Compton (firstname.lastname@example.org) for further information.