Person, Culture & Religion Group
American Academy of Religion
Annual Meeting 2007

One Page Guide to PCR Sessions in San Diego

PRESENTERS: Take a look at the PCR Guidelines for Presenters
for helpful hints on how PCR sessions differ from the usual AAR practice.

Pre- Sessions:

Main Sessions:

Friday, Nov 16, 2007 2:00- 6:30 pm

Book Panel:
James Perkinson, White Theology:
Outing Supremacy in Modernity

Paul Tillich and Carl Rogers
a Film of a Historic Conversation

Friday, Nov 16, 6:30-9:30

PCR Dinner

Saturday, November 16, 9:30-11:00 am

Works in Progress & Business Meeting

Locations TBA

A18-258 Sunday, Nov 18, 3:00 pm-4:30 pm
Moral Imagination and Ecology
(co-sponsored with
Religion and Social Sciences Group)

A19-120 Monday, Nov 19, 9:00 am-11:30 am
Multiplicity I:
Multiple Selves and Subjects
in Psychological and Theological Perspective

A20-119 Tuesday, Nov 20, 9:00 am-11:30 am
Multiplicity II: Pluralism, Hybridity, and Multiple Subjectivities in Context

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PRE-SESSIONS:

Friday, Nov 16, 2007
2:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Convention Center 29b

PCR Pre-Sessions

2:00-4:00 pm

Book Panel:
James Perkinson, White Theology: Outing Supremacy in Modernity

Lallene Rector, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, Presiding

  • Marion Grau, Graduate Theological Union
  • Stephen Ray, Lutheran Theological Seminary, Philadelphia
  • Laurel Schneider, Chicago Theological Seminary
  • Mark Lewis Taylor, Princeton Theological Seminary

James Perkinson, Ecumenical Theological Seminary, Respondent

4:00- 4:15 Pm Coffee Break
4:15- 6:30 pm

Paul Tillich and Carl Rogers – a Film of a Historic Conversation

Hetty Zock, University of Groningen, Presiding

  • Terry D. Cooper, Vanderbilt University
  • James Jones, Rutgers University
  • Diane Jonte-Pace, Santa Clara University
  • Britt-Mari Sykes, University of Ottawa

PCR Friday Dinner
7:30- 9:30 p.m.

It is our annual custom to go out to dinner together on Friday evening. Details about location and price will be posted when available. Graduate students are especially invited to join us; we'll even pay half your cost for dinner!
saturday, Nov 17, 2007
convention center 29b

Pre-Sessions Continued
9:00-10:15 AM Works in progress – New scholars and graduate students welcome!

10:30-11:30 am Extended Business Meeting
Theme: “The Return of the Repressed?: The Place of Psychology in the AAR”
  • What’s in a name? – PCR or Psychology and/of Religion or…?
  • Planning future meetings and co-sponsorship
   
MAIN SESSIONS:
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A18-258
Sunday, nov 18, 2007
3:00 pm-4:30 pm
GH-Gregory B

Co- Sponsored with Religion and the Social Sciences

Moral Imagination and Ecology

Felicity Brock Kelcourse, Christian Theological Seminary
Imagining Otherness Through the Eyes of Octavia Butler:
Dystopian Futures as Cautionary Ecological Tales

Kevin O'Brien, Pacific Lutheran University
Sustainable Development Meets Moral Development:
Environmentalist Argumentation and Moral Agencies in
"An Inconvenient Truth" and "The Earth Charter"

Kelly Bulkeley, Graduate Theological Union
Respondent

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A19-120
Monday, NOv 19, 2007
9:00 am-11:30 am
Convention Center 29A

Multiplicity Part I:
Multiple Selves and Subjects
in Psychological and Theological Perspective
H. John McDargh Boston College, Presider

Pamela Cooper-White, Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia
Interrogating Integration, Dissenting Dis-integration:
Multiplicity as a Positive Metaphor in Therapy and Theology

Amy Bentley Lamborn, Union Theological Seminary, New York
'Figuring' the Self:
Unity and Multiplicity in Theological and Clinical Imagination

John Blevins, Emory University, Candler School of Theology
Different Subjects: Postmodern Selves in Psychology and Religion

Lisa M. Cataldo, Fordham University, Graduate School of Religion and Religious Education
Multiple Selves, Multiple Gods?
Functional Polytheism and the Postmodern Religious Patient

Hans Alma, University for Humanistics, Utrecht, Netherlands
Self Development as a Spiritual Process:
The Role of Empathy and Imagination in Finding Spiritual Orientation

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A20-119
Tuesday, nov 20, 2007
9:00 am-11:30 am
Convention Center 28A

Multiplicity II:
Pluralism, Hybridity, and Multiple Subjectivities in Context
Kirk A. Bingaman, Fordham University, Graduate School of Religion and Religious Education, Presider

Marsha Hewitt, Trinity College, Ontario
Developmental, Relational and Attachment Perspectives
on Religious Identity

Karen Crozier, Azusa Pacific University
The Luminous Darkness of Du Bois' Double-Consciousness:
Through the Lens of Contemporary Christian Women

Janet E. Schaller, Memphis Theological Seminary
Reconfiguring Dis/ability: Multiple and Narrative Constructions of Self

Hosung Ahn, University of Denver and Iliff School of Theology
Junzi as a Tragic Person:
A Self Psychological Interpretation of the Analects

Néstor Medina, Emmanuel College, Toronto School of Theology
The Religious Psychology of Mestizaje:
Gómez Suárez de Figueroa or Garcilaso Inca de la Vega