Religion and the Democratic Prospect
Autumn 2003 Conference
The fall conference on Religion and the Democratic Prospect will be held on November 6 and 7. Divinity School students and faculty are welcome to participate.
Thursday, November 6
1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., in the Library of Ida Noyes Hall
Clark Gilpin, “Democratic Privacy: The Human Condition in Nineteenth-Century America.” (Respondent: Erik Owens)
Kristin Van Heyningen, “Religion: Tocqueville's Prescription for What Ails Democracy.” (Respondent: Jerome Copulsky)
Friday, November 7
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, in the Common Room of Swift Hall
Franklin I. Gamwell, “Democracy as a Religious Question.” (Respondent: Winnifred Sullivan)
Discussion of Douglas Sturm's chapter, “Religion as Critique and the Critique of Religion: The Problem of the Self in the Modern World,” from Solidarity and Suffering: Toward a Politics of Relationality (SUNY Press, 1998). (Respondent: Ken Bigger)
Conference sessions will be organized as discussions of papers circulated and read in advance by participants.
Beginning Monday, October 13, you may obtain a set of the printed papers from Sandy Crane in the Marty Center.
These papers are also available online to conference participants. Participants should have received a username and password that will be required to access these papers.
If you have misplaced your password or did not receive one, please contact Jenny Quijano Sax. She may be reached via email at email@example.com or telephone at (773) 702-8230.
Please note that the spring conference on Religion and the Democratic Prospect will be held on May 6 and 7, 2004.