NAASR Annual Meeting Schedule, 2013

2013 Annual Meeting, Baltimore,
November 22 – 24

Schedule of Meetings
(should now be complete but may be subject to corrections)

Schedule of Meetings (click for printable PDF):

Updated August 1st

Executive Council Meeting
Friday – 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Hilton Baltimore-Calloway B

Panel 1: Roundtable Discussion (Abstract)
“Is There a Religious Mode of Production?: Economic Aspects of Sacrifice and Related Behaviors”

Friday – 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Hilton Baltimore-Blake

Gregory D. Alles
Gustavo Benavides
Robert A. Yelle

Presiding: Steven Engler

Panel 2: Critically Engaged: Graduate Pedagogy in the Introductory Classroom
Friday – 1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Hilton Baltimore-Blake

Brad Stoddard: “Teaching World Religions without ‘World Religions'”
Tara Baldrick-Morrone: “Analyzing Religion as Social Formation in the Introductory Course”?
Michael Graziano: “‘Classification’ in the World Religions Classroom”

Responding: Craig Martin
Presiding: Merinda Simmons

NAASR Members’ Reception, sponsored by Equinox Publishing
Friday – 7:00 PM-9:00 PM
Location T.B.A.

Panel 3: Theorizing Religion and Art (Abstracts)
Saturday – 9:00 AM-11:00 AM
Marriott Inner Harbor-University Ballroom 3-4

Bryan Rennie, Westminster College: “Religion and Art Behavior: A Theory and Test Case”
Stewart Guthrie, Emeritus, Fordham University: “Religion and Art: A Cognitive, Evolutionary Approach”
Merlin Donald, Emeritus, Queen’s University: “Religion, Ritual, and the Drama of Daily Life: The Continued Dominance of Mimetic Representation”
Regina Coupar, University of Toronto: “Ambiguity: How Visual Art Creates Space for the Evolution of Theology”

Presiding: Christopher I. Lehrich

Business Meeting
Saturday – 11:00 AM – 12:00 Noon
Marriott Inner Harbor-University Ballroom 3-4

Presidential Panel: On Teaching Religion
Saturday – 1:00 PM-3:30 PM
Marriott Inner Harbor-University Ballroom 3-4

Nancy Levene
Kathryn Lofton
Kurtis R. Schaeffer
Christopher I. Lehrich

Presiding: William Arnal

Panel 4: MTSR 25th Anniversary Roundtable
Sunday – 9:00 AM-11:30 AM
Convention Center-317

Steven Engler
Amir Hussain
Martin Kavka
Kevin Schilbrack
Michael Stausberg

Presiding: Aaron Hughes

Panel 5: Co-Sponsored by the Society for Biblical Literature
Revisiting “Community” in Early Christianity: Problems and Prospects

Sunday – 1:00 – 3:30 PM
Hilton Baltimore-Tilghman

Halvor Moxnes: “Imagining Early Christian Communities: Tracing 19th Century Roots of a Social Model”
Sarah Rollens: “The Kingdom Of God Is Among You: The Scholarly Fixation on a Q Community”
Richard Last: “Gaius, the Guest of Paul and the Whole Church (Rom 16:23)”
Stanley Stowers: “Imagining the Social Formations of Paul and His Romans”
AnneMarie Luijendijk: “The Concept of ‘Community’ and Papyrological Evidence: Oxyrhynchus and Antinoë as Case Studies”

Presiding: Robyn Walsh

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