The Conference Committee of the Society for U.S. Intellectual History (S-USIH) invites individual paper and panel proposals for its sixth annual conference to be held at the beautiful Omni Severin Hotel in Indianapolis, Indiana October 9-12, 2014. This year’s theme is “Materiality of Ideas.”
Kathryn Lofton, Professor of Religious Studies, American Studies, History, and Divinity at Yale University, will deliver the keynote address. Dr. Lofton is a historian of religion who focuses on the cultural and intellectual history of the United States. Her research centers upon the histories and anthropology of religions from pre-contact to the present in order to explicate the meanings of and relationships between religion, modernity, and the secular.