Events List

Events for November 17, 2012

Iliff on the Road: AAR/SBL

November 17, 2012 4:39pm-4:39pm

Description: Iliff is sponsoring a reception at the American Academy of Religion / Society of Biblical Literature (AAR/SBL) Meeting, Chicago. Join Iliff faculty, staff and alumni who will be participating in the meeting. Check the meeting program or Iliff admissions staff for details of the reception.

View (below) the list of Iliff faculty, students, and alumni presenting papers at the meeting.

Date: Iliff Reception – Sunday, Nov. 18, 7-8:30 p.m.
AAR/SBL Meetings – Nov. 17-20, 2012

Presenters from Iliff:

American Academy of Religion (AAR)/ Society of Biblical Literature (SBL)
2012 Conference Presenters

AAR

Niebuhr Society – 11/17– 9 -11:30 p.m.
Theme: Reinhold Niebuhr and Feminist Thought MPN-127
Miguel De La Torre, Iliff School of Theology (panelist)

Women and Religion Section 11/17– 1 -3:30 p.m.
Theme: The Quest for Justice: Strategies and Resources for Women’s Religious Activism
Sara Ann Swenson, Iliff School of Theology
The New Asceticism? Salvation Narratives of Self-denial in Feminist and Womanist Veganism

Bible, Theology, and Postmodernity Group 11/17– 1 -3:30 p.m.
Theme: Agamben, Deleuze, and Classical Orthodoxy MPN-126
Donnie Featherston, University of Denver and Iliff School of Theology
Nomadic Pneumatology: Agamben, Deleuze, and a Reorientation of the Holy Spirit
John Bechtold, University of Denver and Iliff School of Theology
The Simulacrum of Christ: A Theological Reading of Difference and Repetition

Tantric Studies Group 11/17– 1 -3:30 p.m.
Theme: Tantra Performance and Art
Ginni Ishimatsu, University of Denver
Śaivasiddhāntin Ritual in Temple Architectual Context

Queer Studies in Religion Group – 11/17 – 4 -6:30 p.m.
Theme: Queer Reorientations: Questioning Bodies and Futures MPW-194A

Heike Peckruhn, University of Denver and Iliff School of Theology
Bodies as Orientation in/to the World: Bodies in Queer Phenomenology and Religious Studies

Critical Theory and Discourses on Religion Group 11/17 – 4-6:30 p.m.
Theme: Territorial Rewriting of Religious–Political Violence MPW-178B

Joshua Bartholomew, Iliff School of Theology
Cultural Capital as American Race

Religion, Sport, and Play Group – 11/17 – 4-6:30 p.m.
Theme: Sport, Religion, and Nationalism MPN-131
Rebecca Chabot, University of Denver and Iliff School of Theology
Mia San Mia: Soccer Clubs as Ethical Agents During Times of War and Oppression

Religion, Media, and Culture Group – 11/18 – 9-11:30 a.m.
Theme: Authors Meet Critics: Deus in Machina: Religion, Technology, and the Things In Between (Fordham University Press, 2012)
Lynn Schofield Clark, University of Denver (Business Meeting)

Religion and the Social Sciences Section – 11/18 – 1-2:30 p.m.
Theme: Frantz Fanon’s Analysis of Religion and Theology MPW-471B
Eu Kit Lim, University of Denver and Iliff School of Theology
A Fanonian Analysis of the Revolutionary Potential for Pentecostal Christianity in the Global South

Study of Islam Section – 11/18– 1 -2:30 p.m.
Theme: Others and Selves: Negotiating Muslim Identities and Representations
Sophia Shafi, Iliff School of Theology
Variations on the Undead: Muslim Monsters from Dracula to Post- 9/11 Zombies

Gay Men and Religion Group – 11/18– 5 -6:30 p.m.
Theme: The Borders of Queer Religion
Jared Vazquez, University of Denver and Iliff School of Theology, Presiding

Latina/o Critical and Comparative Studies Group and Native Traditions in the Americas Group – 11/18– 5 -6:30 p.m.
Theme: Prophecies of 2012: Myths, Histories, and Realities
Luis León, University of Denver, Presiding

Religion and Popular Culture Group – 11/18– 5 -6:30 p.m.
Theme: Virtual Orientalism: Asian Religions and American Popular Culture (Oxford University Press, 2010) by Jane Naomi Iwamura
Lynn Schofield Clark, University of Denver (panelist)

Women and Religion Section; Feminist Theory and Religious Reflection Group; Latina/o Religion, Culture, and Society Group; and Liberation Theologies Group
Theme: Remembering Ada Marìa Isasi-Díaz 11/ 18 – Sunday, 7:30 PM–9 p.m.
Robyn Henderson-Espinoza, University of Denver and Iliff School of Theology (panelist)
Religion and Disability Studies Group – 11/19– 4 -6:30 p.m.
Theme: On Bodies and Signs MPS-504BC
Heike Peckruhn, University of Denver and Iliff School of Theology
Living Body Theologies: Moving Beyond Metaphorical Bodies Toward Phenomenologically -based (Disability) Theologies

Special Topics Forum – 11/19– 4 -6:30 p.m.
Theme: Mentoring Across Sexualities and Genders MPS-505B
Robyn Henderson-Espinoza, University of Denver and Iliff School of Theology *Denver University/Iliff School of Theology Joint PhD Program Reception Sunday, 7:00 PM–8:30 PM Palmer House Hilton- Hancock Room* (please note the room change)

Special Topics Forum -11/17 – 4-6:30 p.m.
Theme: How To Get Published
Ted Vial, Iliff School of Theology
- Jacob Kinnard, Iliff School of Theology
Christian Spirituality Group and Practical Theology Group -11/17 – 4-6:30 p.m.
Theme: The Shattered Self: Trauma and Spiritual Practice MPW-187B
Carrie Doehring, Iliff School of Theology, and Kelly Arora, Iliff School of Theology
Putting into Practice an Intercultural Approach to Understanding Veterans’ Experiences of Morally Distressing Suffering

Black Theology Group 11/18– 9 -11:30 p.m.
Theme: Towards a New Black Theology? Going Back in Order to Move Forward!
MPW-183A:
Edward Phillip Antonio, Iliff School of Theology

Women and Religion Section -11/18 – 5-6:30 p.m.
Theme: Religion in the Grey Market: Trafficking of Women MPW-187B
Midori Higa, Iliff School of Theology
The Misguided Gaze of Trafficking

Christianity and Academia Group – 11/19 – 9 -11:30 a.m.
Theme: Student, Classroom, Institution, Field: Rethinking Theology and Religious Studies from the Ground UpMPN-226
R. J. Hernandez-Diaz, Iliff School of Theology
Eu Kit Lim, University of Denver and Iliff School of Theology
Trappings of Authenticity: Teaching Religion to Students of Privilege

Contemporary Pagan Studies Group and Indigenous Religious Traditions Group
Theme: Contested Categories: Indigenous, Pagan, Authentic, and Legitimate
MPN-130 11/19 – 9-11:30 a.m.
Thad Horrell, University of Denver and Iliff School of Theology
Becoming Indigenous in a Reconstructed Ancestral Tradition

Discussion on Kwok Pui Lan’s and Joerg Rieger’s Occupy Religion: Theology of the Multitude (Rowman and Littlefield, 2012) Monday, 11/19 -1–3:00 p.m. MPW-375B
Religions, Social Conflict, and Peace Group
Panelists: Miguel De La Torre, Iliff School of Theology

Teaching Religion Section and Religion and Disability Studies Group
Theme: Teaching Disability in the Christian Tradition MPS-105BC: 11/19 -1-3:00 p.m.
Deborah Creamer, Iliff School of Theology

Animals and Religion Group – 11/19– 4 -6:30 p.m.
Theme: Thinking Animals, Rethinking Race, Ethnicity, and Religion
MPW-181B
Miguel De La Torre, Iliff School of Theology

Gay Men and Religion Group and Lesbian-Feminist Issues and Religion Group
Theme: (Un)holy Bullies in LGBTQ Lives MPN-128 – 11/20– 9 -11:30 p.m.
Robyn Henderson-Espinoza, University Denver/ Iliff School of Theology, Presiding

Open and Relational Theologies Group
Theme: Immortality and the Afterlife from Open and Relational Perspectives
MPW-375B 11/20 – 9-11:30 a.m.
John Bechtold, University of Denver and Iliff School of Theology
The Suffering God: (Im)mortality, Tragedy, and Creation After Auschwitz

SBL

SBL Contextual Biblical Interpretation Group
Theme: The Hebrew Bible: Context, Interpretation, Method Saturday, 11/17 -1:00 PM–3:30 PM-MPN-135 J. Kabamba Kiboko, Iliff School of Theology
The Wise Woman of Endor: An African Contextual Reading of 1 Samuel 28 (15 min)
S17-223
SBL Homiletics and Biblical Studies Section Theme: Preaching and the Liberative Hermeneutics Saturday, 11/17 -1:00 PM–3:30 PM-MPW-183C
Eunjoo Kim, Iliff School of Theology, Panelist (20 min)
SBL Social Sciences and the Interpretation of the Hebrew Scriptures Section Theme: Social Theory and Biblical Exegesis 
Saturday, 11/17 – 1:00 PM–3:30 PM
MPS-504D
Amy Erickson, Iliff School of Theology
Jonah and Scribal Habitus (25 min)

SBL Children in the Biblical World Section
Theme: Peering into the Past Saturday, 11/17 – 4:00 PM–6:30 PM-MPN-126
Nick Elder, Iliff School of Theology
The Unruly Son and the Delinquent Daughter: Juvenile Capital Offenses in Deuteronomy (30 min)

SBL Minoritized Criticism and Biblical Interpretation Consultation
Theme: The Bible and Colonialism: Africa and the Middle East Saturday, 11/17 – 4:00 PM–6:30 MPS-502B
This session is being jointly sponsored with the Bible in Racial, Ethnic, and Indigenous Communities Group of the AAR.
Edward Antonio, Iliff School of Theology, Panelist (15 min)
SBL Space, Place, and Lived Experience in Antiquity Section Saturday, 11/17 – 4:00 PM–6:30 PM-MPW-187A Mark George, Iliff School of Theology, Presiding
SBL African Biblical Hermeneutics Section
Theme: Panel Discussion of the book Postcolonial Perspectives in African Biblical Interpretations, edited by Musa Dube, Andrew Mbuvi and Dora Mbuwayesango (SBL, 2012) Sunday, 11/18 – 1:00 PM–3:30 PM MPN-139
Edward Antonio, Iliff School of Theology, Panelist (15 min)

SBL Early Jewish Christian Relations Section
Theme: Andrew Jacobs, Christ Circumcised: A Study in Early Christian History and Difference (UPenn, 2012): A Discussion Monday, 11/19 – 1:00 PM–3:30
Pamela Eisenbaum, Iliff School of Theology, Panelist (20 min)

SBL Religious Experience in Early Judaism and Early Christianity Section
Tuesday, 11/20- 9:00 AM–11:30 AM MPW-185BC
Melissa Pula, University of Denver and Iliff School of Theology
The Role of Wilderness in the Ritual Life at Qumran (30 min)

SBL Social History of Formative Christianity and Judaism Section
Theme: Strategies of Communal Control Tuesday, 11/20 – 9:00 AM–11:30 AM MPW-470B
Pamela Eisenbaum, Iliff School of Theology
The Letter and the Spirit: Comparing the Material Forms of Early Jewish and Christian Scripture (25 min)

Location: Conference: McCormick Place Convention Center, Chicago / Reception: Palmer House Hilton Hotel, Hancock Parlor Room, Chicago

Info/Contact: Meghan Laurvick, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 303-765-3136. Iliff Reception: Palmer House Hilton Hotel, Hancock Parlor Room, Chicago, IL
AAR: http://www.aarweb.org/meetings/annual_meeting/Current_Meeting/default.asp (registration deadline, Nov. 15)
SBL: http://www.sbl-site.org/meetings/annualmeeting.aspx

Iliff on the Road: Denver Faith & Justice Conference

November 17, 2012 4:31pm-4:31pm

Description: Iliff admissions staff will host a booth at the Denver Faith & Justice Conference. If you are attending the conference, drop by the Iliff booth and see the graduate degrees and certificates available for on-campus, hybrid and online students. Justice and Peace issues are central to Iliff’s mission.

The Denver Faith & Justice Conference offers two days of training on how to actively respond to local injustices. Diverse churches and non-profits, through the DFJC, equip and empower individuals and communities to identify and respond to the most pressing issues in our city.

During this year’s Pre-conference we will discuss our theme, The Power of Partnership, with organizations from across the city. During our Main Conference event, we will explore our topics through the lens of our theme, Embracing Dignity.

Date: Nov. 16-17, 2012

Location: Tivoli Student Center, Auraria Campus, 900 Auraria Parkway, Denver, CO 80204

Info/Contact: Iliff Admissions - Erin Christensen, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 303-765-3105. Denver Faith & Justice Conference - http://www.dfjc.org/