Grappling with the Global Ethic: Multi-Religious Perspectives on Global Issues Conference Schedule

Unless otherwise noted, this two-day academic conference will take place in Swift Hall, University of Chicago, Third Floor Lecture Hall.

Monday, April 23, 2018

Registration
8:00 - 9:00 am
Foyer of Swift Hall. If pre-registered, pick up name badge

Welcome
9:00 - 9:15 am
Larry Greenfield, Executive Director, Parliament of the World's Religions
Willemien Otten, Director, Martin Marty Center for the Public Understanding of Religion

Introduction to the Global Ethic:
9:15 - 9:45 am
Myriam Renaud, Principal Investigator and Project Director: Global Ethic Project, Parliament of the World's Religions; PhD Candidate, University of Chicago

Moderator:  William Schweiker, University of Chicago

Session 1:
Hille Haker, Loyola University Chicago
9:45 - 10:25 am
Response:  Richard B. Miller, University of Chicago
10:25 - 10:40 am
Conversation
10:40 - 10:55 am

Break
10:55 - 11:05 am

Session 2:
Samaneh Oladi Ghadikolaei, Virginia Commonwealth University
11:05 - 11:45 am
Response:  Alireza Doostdar, University of Chicago
11:45 am - 12:00 pm
Conversation
12:00 - 12:15 pm

Lunch
12:15 - 1:30 pm

Session 3:
Amanda Mbuvi, High Point University
1:30 - 2:10 pm
Response:  Jeffrey Stackert, University of Chicago
2:10 - 2:25 pm
Conversation
2:25 - 2:40 pm

Session 4:
Scott R. Paeth, DePaul University
2:40 - 3:20 pm
Response: Kristine A. Culp, University of Chicago
3:20 - 3:35 pm
Conversation
3:35 - 3:50 pm

Break
3:50-4:00 pm

Session 5:
Hsiao-Lan Hu, University of Detroit Mercy
4:00 - 4:40 pm
Response:  Paul Copp, University of Chicago
4:40 - 4:55 pm
Conversation
4:55 - 5:10 pm

Comments:
William Schweiker, University of Chicago
5:10 - 5:30 pm
 


Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Review of Day 1:
William Schweiker, University of Chicago
9:00 - 9:10 am

Session 6:
Teresia Hinga, Santa Clara University
9:10 - 9:50 am
Response: Ralph A. Austen, University of Chicago
9:50 - 10:05 am
Conversation
10:05 - 10:20 am

Break
10:20 - 10: 30 am

Session 7:
Huaiyu Wang, Georgia College & State University
10:30 - 11:10 am
Response:  Brook A. Ziporyn, University of Chicago
11:10 - 11:25 am
Conversation
11:25 - 11:40 am

Lunch
11:40 am - 1:00 pm

Session 8:
Martin Nguyen, Fairfield University
1:00 - 1:40 pm
Response:  Franklin Lewis, University of Chicago
1:40 - 1:55 pm
Conversation:
1:55 - 2:10 pm

Session 9:
Rosalyn LaPier, University of Montana
2:10 - 2:50 pm
Response:  Sarah Fredericks, University of Chicago
2:50 - 3:05 pm
Conversation:
3:05 - 3:20 pm

Break
3:20 - 3:30 pm

Session 10:
Anantanand Rambachan, Saint Olaf College
3:30 - 4:10 pm
Response: Wendy Doniger, University of Chicago
4:10 - 4:25 pm
Conversation:
4:25 - 4:40 pm

Comments:
4:40 - 5:00 pm

Keynote:
Sumner B. Twiss, Florida State University
5:00 - 5:45 pm