CALL FOR PAPERS 23rd Annual Conference Society for Crypto-Judaic Studies Colorado Springs, CO

July 28-30, 2013

The Society for Crypto-Judaic Studies will be holding its 23rd annual conference Sunday, July 28, through Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at the University of Colorado- Colorado Springs.

We invite papers on crypto-Judaism from any discipline (e.g., anthropology, history, sociology, philosophy, literature, music, etc.) and from any geographic location or time period.

We also welcome papers on all aspects of the Sephardic experience and that of other communities exhibiting crypto-Jewish phenomena.

Papers breaking new ground in research on crypto-Jews in New Mexico and Southern Colorado are particularly welcome.

Interested scholars and professionals, including advanced graduate students, are invited to submit proposals for papers, presentations, or workshops.

Proposals are also welcome from individuals with personal stories or other personal research relating to crypto-Judaism.

Proposals may be for individual papers/presentations or for complete sessions on specific topics. Please indicate if presentation represents completed research or work in progress.

Conference presentation proposals must include a title, a 200-word abstract, and a brief bio.

Please send proposals or inquiries to Matthew Warshawsky, International Languages and Cultures, University of Portland [email protected]

Proposal Deadline: April 1, 2013

For more information on the society, on this conference, and on past meetings, see