Tuesday, April 06, 2010

What is Mormon Studies? Transdisciplinary Inquiries into an Emerging Field

What is Mormon Studies?
Transdisciplinary Inquiries into an Emerging Field
Claremont Mormon Studies Student Association
Spring 2010 Conference

Friday, April 23
Plenary Lecture
Jan Shipps, Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis
Saturday, April 24
9:00 am Morning Session
Critical Approaches to Mormon Studies
Loyd Ericson
“Where is the Mormon in Mormon Studies? Subject, Method, Object”
Cheryl L. Bruno
“Mormon History from the Kitchen Window: White is the Field in Essentialist Feminism”
Blair Van Dyke
“How Wide the Divide? The Absence of Conversation between Mormon Studies and Mormon Mainstream”
Christopher C. Smith
“What Hath Oxford to do with Salt Lake?”
1:00 PM Afternoon Session
Challenges Facing Mormon Studies
Adam S. Miller
“A Manifesto for Mormon Theology”
Jacob Rennaker
“Through a Glass, Darkly? Biblical Studies, Mormon Studies, Parallels, and Problems”
Greg Kofford
“Publishing Mormon Studies: Inside Looking Out”
4:00 PM Evening Session
Scholarly Panel
Brian Birch, Utah Valley University
J. Spencer Fluhman, Brigham Young University
Armand L. Mauss, Claremont Graduate University
6:30 PM Concluding Remarks
Richard Bushman, Claremont Graduate University

1 comment:

  1. Looks absolutely fascinating. Sincerely wish I could be there. I hold out hope for an insider's perspective here on your blog. (And ideally, a posting of your paper would be nice too!)


Please provide a name or consistent pseudonym with your comments and avoid insults or personal attacks against anyone or any group. All anonymous comments will be immediately deleted. Other comments are subject to deletion at my discretion.