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  • Epistemologies for Contemplative Studies
  • Cross-cultural revisitations of Contemplative Studies as a perennialist project
  • Conceptions of the subtle body within praxis
  • Ethnographic conceptions
  • Micro-phenomenology
  • Contemplative praxis and research in relation to information, AI, and its ramifications with ChatGPT
  • Psychedelic substances and spirit medicines in relation to contemplative practices and the neuropsychology of altered brain states for a co-sponsored session with the Cognitive Science of Religion and the Indigenous Religious Traditions Units
  • Individual papers that can not find a home in these currently listed panels


  • Loriliai Biernacki, University of Colorado
  • Michael Sheehy, University of Virginia

Steering Committee Members

  • Yuria Celidwen, University of California, Berkeley
  • Larson Di Fiori, Brown University
  • John Dunne, University of Wisconsin
  • Muhammad Faruque, University of Cincinnati
  • Jacob Sherman, California Institute of Integral Studies
  • Devin Zuckerman, University of Virginia