12:30 - 1:30 PM: Lunchtime Conversation
Joerg Rieger: "The Logic of Downturn: Class Matters in Religion and Economics."
5:00 - 7:00 PM: Community Activism Fair, Seminary Hall Atrium
Co-sponsored with Drew’s Center for Civic Engagement and CLA Office of Campus Life and Student Affairs
7:00 PM: Public Lecture, Craig Chapel, Seminary Hall
"Crazy Eyes: Notes from Occupy Wall Street's May Day Apocalypse"
Coffee and tea available free all day in Cyber Cafe
8:45 - 9:45 AM: Workshop Session 1 (choose one):
"How Religious Studies Can Take Over the World"
Leader: Nathan Schneider
"Taking Place: Squatting and Organizing with and As the Homeless"
Leader: George Schmidt and Joe Strife, Union Theological Seminary
10:00 - 11:00 AM: Workshop Session 2 (choose one):
"Divest and Reinvest – Climate Change Campaigns for Campuses and Faith Groups"
Leader: Rev. Fletcher Harper, Executive Director, GreenFaith
"Standing in the Intersection: An Interactive Conversation on Race, Sexuality, Activism, and Religiosity"
Leader: Darnell L. Moore
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Community Brunch
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM: Public Lecture , Craig Chapel, Seminary Hall
William E. Connolly: “Process Philosophy and Planetary Politics”
1:00 - 2:00 PM: Workshop session 3:
"An Hour on Route 78: Bridging Environmental and Economic Landscapes Through Partnership"
Leader: Leena Waite and Debi Hall-Dean
2:15 - 3:15 PM: Workshop session 4:
"From the Pulpit to the Streets: Empowering God's People for Social and Economic Justice"
Leader: Michael Sniffen
3:30 - 4:30 PM: Workshop session 5:
"A Model of Interfaith Understanding Through Interfaith Organizing"
Leader: Stevi Lischin
5:00 PM: The Interfaith Chef, Ehinger Center Atrium
To end the day, join Drew community members from several religious traditions for a fun and informative evening of breaking bread and conversation about food justice. Student groups compete in an Iron Chef-style cooking competition and participants learn about Halal and Kosher foods. Sponsored by Drew’s Center for Religion, Culture, and Conflict and several Drew student groups.
1:00 - 6:30 PM: Graduate Student Scholarship Sessions, Mead Hall, Wendell Room
Doctoral students will present papers all afternoon as part of the Transdisciplinary Theological Colloquium: “Common Good(s): Economy, Ecology, and Political Theology.” These sessions are open to the public and do not require registration.