Friday, September 26, 2014

12:30 – 12:45 PM: Welcome, Mead Hall, Founder’s Room

12:45 – 2:25 PM: Graduate Student Panel 1, Mead Hall, Founder’s Room
          Moderated by Natalie Williams

Brock Perry, “'They had no rest from this torment': Negativity and Temporality in Queer Biblical Criticism and Christian History”

Christy Cobb, “Reading Female Homoeroticism Across Time: Queer Performance in the Acts of Xanthippe and Nightwood

Minenhle Nomalungelo Khumalo, “The Non-Origins of Queer Blackness: Queering African(a) Temporalities”

Eric A. Thomas, “The Futures Outside: Apocalyptic Epilogue as Queer Africana Prologue”

2:25 – 2:40 PM: Break

2:40 – 3:55 PM: Graduate Student Panel 2, Mead Hall, Founder’s Room
          Moderated by A. Paige Rawson

Max Thornton, “TransCription: Gender, Disability, and Temporality”

Brandy R. Daniels, “Who’s the We? Excess and the Enactment of Queer Time”

James N. Hoke, “The Empire Binds Time: Erotohistoriography and Romans 13”

3:55 – 4:10 PM: Break

4:10 – 5:25: Graduate Student Panel 3, Mead Hall, Founder’s Room
          Moderated by Lydia York

Richard Coble, “Memory, Futurity, and Biopolitics in Pastoral Care”

Sara Rosenau, “Amateur Christians, Queer Church”

Karen Bray, “The Madness of Holy Saturday: Bipolar Temporality and the Queerdom of Heaven on Earth”

5:30 – 7:00 PM: Welcome Reception, Mead Hall, Foyer and Founder’s Room

7:00 PM: Dinner for Invited Presenters, Discussants, and Student Presenters

Saturday, September 27, 2014

8:30 – 9:00 AM: Continental Breakfast and Registration, Seminary Hall Atrium and Foyer

9:00 – 9:30 AM: Welcome and Introductions, Craig Chapel, Seminary Hall

9:30 – 10:30 AM: Panel 1, Craig Chapel, Seminary Hall

Joseph A. Marchal, “How Soon Is (This Apocalypse) Now? Queer Velocities After a Corinthian Already and a Pauline Not Yet” Abstract>
Respondent: Stephen D. Moore
Moderator: Catherine Keller

10:30 – 10:45 AM: Break

10:45 AM – 11:45 PM: Panel 2, Craig Chapel, Seminary Hall

Karmen MacKendrick, “Haunted by the Future” Abstract>
Respondent: Mary-Jane Rubenstein
Moderator: J. Terry Todd

11:45 – 1:00 PM: Lunch (including GDR Alumni/ae Lunch)

1:00 – 2:00 PM: Panel 3, Craig Chapel, Seminary Hall

Ann Pellegrini, “Queer Structures of Religious Feeling: What Time is Now?” Abstract>
Respondent: Shelly Rambo
Moderator: Joseph A. Marchal

2:00 – 2:10 PM: Break

2:10 – 3:25 PM: Panel 4, Craig Chapel, Seminary Hall

Elizabeth Freeman, “Shakers, Not Movers: The Physiopolitics of Shaker Dance” Abstract>
Respondents: J. Terry Todd
Moderator: Melanie Johnson-DeBaufre

3:25 – 3:30 PM: Break

3:30 – 4:30 PM: Panel 5, Craig Chapel, Seminary Hall

Jacqueline M. Hidalgo, “‘Our Book of Revelation…Prescribes Our Fate and Releases Us From It’: Scriptures as (Dis)Orientation Devices in 1990s Queer Chican@ Literature” Abstract>
Respondent: Lynn R. Huber
Moderator: Melanie Johnson-DeBaufre

4:30 – 5:30 PM: Panel 6, Craig Chapel, Seminary Hall

Laurel C. Schneider, “More Than a Feeling: A Queer Notion of Survivance Abstract>
Respondent: Melanie Johnson-DeBaufre
Moderator: Stephen D. Moore

6:00 PM: Reception and Dinner for Invited Participants


Sunday, September 28, 2014

8:30 – 9:15 AM: Continental Breakfast, Seminary Hall Atrium

9:15 – 10:15 AM: Panel 7, Craig Chapel, Seminary Hall

Mark D. Jordan, “In Search of Queer Theology Lost” Abstract>
Respondent: Catherine Keller
Moderator: Stephen D. Moore

10:15 – 11:15 AM: Panel 8, Craig Chapel, Seminary Hall

Kent L. Brintnall, “Who Weeps for the Sodomite?” Abstract>
Respondent: Althea Spencer-Miller
Moderator: Joseph A. Marchal

11:15 AM – 12:30 PM: Lunch

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM: Panel 9, Craig Chapel, Seminary Hall

Linn Marie Tonstad, “Debt Time, Straight Time, Prophetic Time” Abstract>
Respondent: Ellen T. Armour
Moderator: Stephen D. Moore

1:30 – 2:30 PM: Panel 10, Craig Chapel, Seminary Hall

Maia Kotrosits, “Queer Persistence: On Death, History, and Longing for Endings” Abstract>
Respondent: Rhiannon Graybill
Moderator: Catherine Keller

2:30 – 2:45 PM: Break

2:45 – 3:45 PM: Wrap Up: Looking Back, Looking Forward


Norbert H. Kox, Mother of Harlots: The Pie-Eyed Piper (1996). 35 x 30 acrylic oil on canvas. Used with permission. Artist's website:
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