Saturday, October 20, 2007

Harvard Divinity School Latter-day Saint Association Symposium

A notice from By Common Consent, a symposium sponsored by the Harvard Divinity School Latter-day Saint Association in conjunction with the Sunstone Education Foundation, November 1-3, 2007, at the Harvard Divinity School.

Thursday, November 1, 2007 - "Of Golden Plates and Global Warming: Translating Mormonism in the Twenty-first Century" - Dan Wotherspoon, PhD, Editor, Sunstone Magazine, as part of the Deitchman Family Lectures in Religion and Modernity, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA.

Friday, November 2, 7:30-10 p.m. Opening Reception and Keynote Address, location TBA

Saturday, November 3, 8:30-5:30 Conference at Harvard Divinity School, including panel discussions on "Finding God at Harvard, MIT, Wellesley, and Boston University: Mormon Undergraduate Experience in the Diaspora*", "Reflections and New Directions in Mormon Women's Studies", and "What's a Nice Mormon Kid Doing at Harvard Divinity School? Personal and Scholarly Reflections on Graduate Studies in Religion". Other topics include music in worship services, the lay of the land in contemporary Mormon literature, the experience of Blacks in the first decades of the Restoration, among the many intriguing possibilities.

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