All sessions will take place in the auditorium of the Notre Dame Conference Center (McKenna Hall).

Thursday, May 9

11:00am   Welcome

11:10am - 12:30pm     Trent Dougherty – Baylor University
“Apophatic Antirealism”

12:30pm - 2:00pm   Lunch Break

2:00pm - 3:20pm         Christopher Insole – Durham University
“Philosophical Theology without Italics: why the Realism/Anti-Realism Distinction does (and does not) matter.”

3:30pm - 4:50pm         William Wood – University of Oxford
“Analytic Theology and the Academic Study of Religion”

5:00pm   Bus departs the conference center to transport speakers, commentators, and chairs to the Speakers’ Dinner.

Friday, May 10

9:40am – 11:00am       Kevin Hector – University of Chicago
“The Theological Dimension of Theological Realism”

  • Commentator: Meghan Sullivan – University of Notre Dame
  • Chair: Marilyn McCord Adams – The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Australian Catholic University

11:10am - 12:30pm     Laura W. Ekstrom – College of William and Mary
“Religion On the Cheap”

12:30pm - 2:00pm   Lunch Break

2:00pm - 3:20pm         Victoria Harrison – University of Glasgow
“Mapping the Theological and the Mathematical Domains”

3:30pm - 4:50pm         David Brown – University of St. Andrews
“Realism and Religious Experience”

5:00pm – 5:30pm   Cocktail Reception (pre-registration required)

   Lower Level, Notre Dame Conference Center

5:30pm   Buffet Dinner (pre-registration required)

                                   Lower Level, Notre Dame Conference Center

7:00pm            Christina Van Dyke – Calvin College
"You Can't Handle the Truth: Realism and the Beatific Vision"

  • Chair: Hud Hudson – Western Washington University

(This talk is open to anyone registered for the conference, regardless of whether they registered for the dinner.)

Saturday, May 11

10:00am - 11:20am     John Keller – Niagara University
“Theological Anti-Realism”

11:30am - 12:50pm     Andrew Moore – University of Oxford
 “Doctrine, Truth and Realism in the Church Fathers and Today”

  • Commentator: Carl Mosser – Eastern University
  • Chair: Andrea White – Emory University, Candler School of Theology

12:50pm - 2:40pm   Lunch Break

2:40pm - 4:00pm         Caleb Cohoe – Metropolitan State University of Denver
“Theological Realism and the Pessimistic Induction”