Department of Religious Studies

Magic, Miracles, and the Paranormal in Religious Imaginaries

RS Graduate Student Conference

Sat, April 9, 2016 | CLA 1.302E

8:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Magic, Miracles and the Paranormal in Religious Imaginaries
Magic, Miracles and the Paranormal in Religious Imaginaries

This is an interdiciplinary graduate student conference that deals with the topics of magic, miracles, and the paranomral in religious traditions. All are welcome!
Below is the schedule for both days:

Keynote Speakers:
Saturday, 5:15pm | Kelly Hayes
"Intergralactic Space-Time Travelers: Imagining the Otherworld in Brazil's Valley of the Dawn"

Sunday, 3:00pm | Paul Mirecki
"Dream a Little Dream of Me: Dream Divination in Papyrus Kellis Coptic 7 [c.a. 350 CE]"

Saturday, April 9, 2016
9:00am - 11:00am | Defining, "Magic," "Miracles," and the "Supernatural"
11:15pm - 1:15pm | The Devils and the Details
3:00pm - 5:00pm | The Supernatural in a Rational World: Ritual and Regulation

Sunday April 10, 2016
9:00am - 10:30am | The G. Howard Miller Undergraduate Panel
10:45am - 12:15pm | Enchanting Media
1:15 - 2:45pm | Encountering the Supernatural

For a more detailed schedule, click here.

For more information see the conference website: http://utgradconf.wix.com/magicmiracparanormal 

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