Psychology, Culture & Religion Group
American Academy of Religion
Annual Meeting 2010

PRE-SESSIONS:

Friday, OCT 29

PCR Pre-Sessions

M29-206

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Marriott Marquis -
International 4

PANEL:
Psychological and Religious Perspectives on Southern Cultures and Sensibilities

Panel

  • Mindy McGarrah Sharp, Phillips Theological Seminary
  • Jeanne Stevenson-Moessner, Southern Methodist University
  • Jessica Van Denend, Union Theological Seminary

Respondent

  • Eileen Campbell-Reed, Luther Seminary
3:30- 4:00 pm

Break

4:00 - 5:30 PM

PANEL:
Jung’s Red Book (Norton W. W. and Company, 2009): Explorations at the Edge of Genius and Madness

Panelists:

  • Felicity Brock Kelcourse, Christian Theological Seminary
  • Kelly Bulkeley, Graduate Theological Union
  • Pamela Cooper-White, Columbia Theological Seminary
5:30 PM- 6:30 PM

PRAXIS REFLECTION:
On Jung’s Red Book: Mandala Meditation

  • Lisa Cataldo, Fordham University

7:00- 9:30 p.m.
Location TBA

PCR Friday Dinner

It is our annual custom to go out to dinner together on Friday evening.

Vickery's Crescent Avenue Bar (and restaurant)
1106 Crescent Ave. NE, Atlanta 30309
tel. (404) 881-1106.
It's a southern fusion/low country cuisine, good prices for our group, and lots of menu options.

WALKING: walk 2 miles north from the Hyatt on Peachtree St. NE. Turn left on 11th street NE, and go one block. Turn right on Crescent Avenue and cross 12th Street NE. Vickery's will be toward the middle of the next block on the left.

By MARTA: Walk south from the Hyatt to the Peachtree MARTA station. Take the GOLD/Northeast Doraville Line 3 stops northbound to MIDTOWN STATION. Walk east 2 blocks to Peachtree Street NE. Cross 10 Street NE, and turn left on 11th street NE, and go one block. Turn right on Crescent Avenue and cross 12th Street NE. Vickery's will be toward the middle of the next block on the left.

Graduate students are especially invited to join us; we'll even pay half your cost for dinner!

Saturday, October 30

PCR Pre-Sessions

M30 -125

9:00-11:30 am
Hyatt Regency - Piedmont

Works in Progress

Come and share what you're thinking about/ working on these days. Open to all, including new scholars.

Greg Schneider, Pacific Union College, Presiding

PCR business meeting/elections

MAIN SESSIONS:

A30-220

Saturday, October 30
1:00 - 3:30 PM
Marriott Marquis - A708

“Who am I Anyway?”:
Psychological and Religious Perspectives on Identity

Presiding: Kirk A. Bingaman, Fordham University

  • Alberto Varona, California Institute of Integral Studies
    Soul-splitting Headache: Imagining a Soul by Leaving the Best for Last and the Worst Left Behind
  • Leanna Fuller, Vanderbilt University
    The Role of Collective Identification in Congregational Conflict
  • Anisah Bagasra, Claflin University
    Religious Commitment, Acculturation, and Identify Formation among Twenty-first Century Muslim-Americans
  • David Hogue, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary
    Making/Breaking Connections:
    Implications of Cognitive Social Neuroscience and Attachment Theory for Religion, Ritual, and Human Bonding
  • Marirose Lescher, Claremont Graduate University
    A Most Peculiar Self (pdf only)

A31-224

Sunday, October 31
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Marriott Marquis - A707

The Wounding and Survival of the Religious Self:
Psychoanalytical, Theological, and Intergenerational Perspectives on Trauma

Presiding: Lallene Rector, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary

  • Lisa M. Cataldo, Fordham University
    I Know that My Redeemer Lives: A Relational Perspective on Trauma, Dissociation, and Faith
  • Pamela Cooper-White, Columbia Theological Seminary
    Denial, Victims, and Survivors:
    Post-traumatic Identity Formation and Monuments in Heaven
  • Trina Armstrong, Claremont School of Theology
    Healing Generations of Self-hatred: The Intersection of Religion and Post-trauma Psychology Towards the Healing of Intergenerational Transmission of Self-hatred within African-American Family Systems
  • Robert F. Mullen, California Institute of Integral Studies
    Stigmata, Anorexia, and Self-mutilation: Parallels in Pain and Imagining

A31-322

Sunday, October 31
5:00 - 6:30 PM
Marriott Marquis - M304

Book Panel on James W. Jones’s Blood that Cries Out from the Earth: The Psychology of Religious Terrorism (Oxford University Press, 2008)

Cosponsored by the Colloquium on Violence and Religion

Presiding: Hetty Zock, University of Groningen

Panel:

  • Kirk A. Bingaman, Fordham University
  • Naomi Goldenberg, University of Ottawa
  • Martha J. Reineke, University of Northern Iowa

Respondent:

  • James W. Jones, Rutgers University