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2018 Missiology Lectures

Schedule

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

*All Wednesday events are free and open to the public. Registration is not required.

10:00 a.m.  Chapel with Rev. Anne Zaki Girguis

2:30 p.m.  Pre-Conference Registration

3:00 p.m.  "Arts and Mission: A Complex Story of Cultural Encounter" - James R. Krabill
Response: Scott W. Sunquist

 

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Hosted by William A. Dyrness

7:30 a.m.  Alumni Breakfast

8:00 a.m.  Registration

9:00 a.m.  "Sounds of Our Lands: Performing Arts in Identity Formation and Post-conflict Reconstruction in Southeast Asia" - Sooi Ling Tan
Response: Makoto Fujimura

10:30 a.m.  Coffee Break

11:00 a.m.  "Wild Wild China: Contemporary Art and Neocolonialism" - Joyce Lee
Response:  Diane Obenchain

12:30 p.m.  "Lunch and Conversations"
(Lunch is provided to those registered; others are welcome to bring their own lunch and participate)

2:00 p.m. "Art as Dialogue: Exploring Sonically Aware Spaces for Interreligious Encounters" - Ruth Illman
Response: Kutter Callaway

3:30 p.m.  Coffee Break

4:00 p.m.  “Performing toward Community among Religious Neighbors” - UCSB Middle Eastern Music Ensemble

5:30 p.m.  Dinner on Your Own
(A dinner for prospective students will be held in Barker Commons)

7:30 p.m.  “Let the Sacred Be Redefined by the People: An Aesthetics of Liberation Across Religious Lines" - Michelle Voss Roberts and Demi “Day” McCoy
Response: Barry Taylor
The 7:30 p.m. lectures are free and open to the public. Please note that seating is limited and is based on a first come, first served basis. 

 

Friday, November 9, 2018

Hosted by Roberta R. King

9:00 a.m.  "God Moves in a Mysterious Way: Christian Church Music in Multi-Faith Liberia, West Africa, in the Face of Crisis and Challenge" - Ruth Marie Stone
Response: Clifton R. Clarke and Marcia Clarke

10:30 a.m.  Coffee Break

11:00 a.m. "Crate-Digging through Culture: Hip Hop and Mission in Pluralistic Southern Africa" - Megan Meyers
Response: Alexis D. Abernethy

12:30 p.m.  "Lunch and Conversations"
(Lunch is provided to those who register; others are free to bring their own lunch and listen in)

2:00 p.m.   "Multifaith Resourcing: (Re)turning, (Re)tuning, (Re)sounding, and (Re)assembling the Lord’s Song in Kenya and South Africa" - Jean Ngoya Kidula

Response: Ray Briggs

3:30 p.m.  Coffee Break

4:00 p.m.  Practitioner Panel Reflections - Alexis D. Abernethy, Clifton R. Clarke and Marcia Clarke, Wanjiru Gitao, Katherine Morehouse, and Barry Taylor

5:30 p.m.  Dinner on Your Own

7:30 p.m.  Closing Panel Discussion - James R. Krabill, Sooi Ling Tan, Joyce Lee, Ruth Illman, Michelle Voss Roberts, Demi “Day” McCoy, Ruth Marie Stone, Jean Ngoya Kidula, Megan Meyers

Hosted by William A. Dyrness and Roberta R. King

The 7:30 p.m. lectures are free and open to the public. Please note that seating is limited and is based on a first come, first served basis.

 

SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE