2-0560
IRONIC, LUCKY, ENLIGHTENING, CUTE: RELIGIOUS TOYS, GAMES AND SOUVENIRS
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Reviewed By: Society for the Anthropology of Religion
Wednesday, November 14, 2012: 4:00 PM-5:45 PM

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Organizers:  Teri J Silvio (Academia Sinica)
Chairs:  Rebecca Sachs Norris (Merrimack College, Merrimack College and Merrimack College)
Discussants:  Laura Miller (University of Missouri-St. Louis)
4:00 PM
Divinity, Regionality, and Japanese Cute Character Design
Debra J Occhi (Miyazaki International College)
4:15 PM
Fated Intimacy: Cute Deity Figurines and Belief In Taiwan
Teri J Silvio (Instittute of Ethnology, Academia Sinica)
4:45 PM
Fuzzy Bibles and Sacred Games: Dissolving the Boundaries Between Religion, Commerce, and Fun
Rebecca Sachs Norris (Merrimack College, Merrimack College and Merrimack College)
5:00 PM
Discussant
Laura Miller (University of Missouri-St. Louis)
5:15 PM
Discussion
5:30 PM
Discussion