All sessions will take place in the Jordan Auditorium at the Mendoza College of Business, with the exception of the Friday after-dinner session which will be held in the William and Mary Ann Smith Ballroom at The Morris Inn.

Please note that the University of Notre Dame is in the Eastern Time Zone.

Thursday, May 28

11:00am   Welcome

11:10am - 12:30pm   Meghan Page – Loyola University Maryland &
                                     Allison Krile Thornton – University of South Alabama
"Have We No Shame?"

12:30pm - 2:30pm   Lunch Break (on own)

2:30pm - 3:50pm   Trenton Merricks – University of Virginia
"Narrative and the Hope of Glory"

4:00pm - 5:20pm   Kate Finley – Hope College
Title TBA

5:30pm   Bus departs the conference center to transport speakers, commentators, and chairs to the Speakers’ Dinner.

Friday, May 29

11:10am - 12:30pm    Laurie Paul – Yale University
"Subjective Categories"

12:30pm - 2:30pm   Lunch Break (on own)

2:30pm - 3:50pm   Andrew Torrance – University of St Andrews
"Covenant Identity"

  • Commentator: Cristian Mihut – Bethel College
  • Chair: C. Stephen Evans – Baylor University

4:00pm - 5:20pm   Anne Jeffrey – Baylor University
"Using Narrative Activities to Scaffold Virtues in Adolescents in the Urban South"

5:30pm - 6:00pm   Cocktail Reception (pre-registration & payment required)
            The Morris Inn

6:00pm   Buffet Dinner (pre-registration & payment required)
            William and Mary Ann Smith Ballroom, The Morris Inn

7:15pm    Hud Hudson – Western Washington University
"Iblīs and Abraham"

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

Saturday, May 30

10:40am - 12:00pm   Elizabeth Schechter – Indiana University
Title TBA

12:00pm - 2:00pm   Lunch Break (on own)

2:00pm - 3:20pm   Michelle Panchuk – Murray State University                                   
"Narrative Destruction: Hermeneutical Injustice as Insidious Violence"

3:30pm - 4:50pm   Kevin Hector – The University of Chicago Divinity School
"New Creation"