Ecology and Religion in 19th Century Studies Conference Schedule
Wednesday, September 18, 2019

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University of Washington (PDT) Armstrong Browning Library at Baylor University (CDT) Georgetown University (EDT) Lancaster University (BST)
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8:30 a.m

Registration Opens

Seminar Room, Room 125 (bottom floor)

9:00 a.m.

Opening Remarks

Lecture Hall, Room 122 (bottom floor)

9:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Panel #1: Ordained Destinies and National Ecologies in Three 19C British Poems

Lecture Hall, Room 122 (bottom floor)

Moderator: Susan Oliver (University of Essex)

Allison Dushane (Angelo State University), “‘Preternatural Agency’: Coleridge’s Sybilline Leaves and Ethics in the Anthropocene”

Sam Baker (University of Texas at Austin), “Ann Radcliffe’s Stonehenge: A Gothic Poem for a Secular Age”

Devin Griffiths (University of Southern California), “Walking Dover Beach”

10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Brunch

Cox Reception Hall (bottom floor)

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Reception

Charles Carter A19

Noon – 2:00 p.m.

Keynote Discussion: Theological Inheritances in our Current Ecological Crises

Lecture Hall, Room 122 (bottom floor)

Moderator: Robert Creech (Truett Theological Seminary at Baylor University)

Susan Bratton (Baylor University)

Michael Northcott (University of Edinburgh)

Norman Wirzba (Duke)

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Keynote Discussion: Theological Inheritances in our Current Ecological Crises

Charles Carter A19

Moderator: Robert Creech (Truett Theological Seminary at Baylor University)

Susan Bratton (Baylor University)

Michael Northcott (University of Edinburgh)

Norman Wirzba (Duke)

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Break

2:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Panel #2: Ecological Interconnection and Sociality

Lecture Hall, Room 122 (bottom floor)

Moderator: Sean Dempsey (University of Arkansas)

Max Hohner (Eastern Washington University), “Birds of a Feather” – Dickens, Darwin, and the Mutual Aid of Our Mutual Friend”

Molly Lewis (Baylor University), “Ruskin and the Myth of Mechanical Progress”

Paul Martens (Baylor University), “Kierkegaard’s ‘Birds of the Air’: Learning to Live with the Grain of the Universe”

Elizabeth Travers Parker (Baylor University), “John Ruskin’s Birds and the Beatitude of Creation”

Matthew Whelan (Baylor University), “John Clare’s Ecotheological Critique of Enclosure”

4:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.

Field Trip: World Hunger Relief Farm

World Hunger Relief alleviates food insecurity and malnutrition through sustainable agriculture and community development. The WHR Farm supplies organically grown food locally and has a long history in training interns to apply sustainable farming around the world, while also offering educational programs on sustainable agriculture, environmental responsibility, and world hunger issues.

Registration Required (Limit 30 participants). Dinner at the World Hunger Relief Farm is included.

6:30 p.m.

Dinner at Hunger Relief Farm

Registration is required (limit 40 participants).

 

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