Conference Photos

Take a look at some of the moments from the 2014 Rocky Mountains / Great Plains Regional Meeting captured by enthusiastic (but amateur!) photographer and conference co-host Professor Andrea Stanton:

Books on display in Sturm 286 – most with 40-50% conference discounts:

Zondervan book display

Packed room for the graduate student professional development conference on Friday, March 28:

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Photos from Saturday, March 29:

Pop Culture I:

Becky Chabot speaking on the theological anthropology of comedian Louis CK:

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David Scott speaking on cognitive disability and horror films:

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Audience members following Scott’s analysis of the slasher genre:

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University Chaplain Gary Brouwer introducing the second Biblical Studies panel:

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Audience members at the second Biblical Studies panel:

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Johann Kim speaking at the second Biblical Studies panel:

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Richard Ouellette speaking at the Mormon Studies panel:

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Audience members at the Buddhism and Hinduism panel:

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Lunch from beloved local caterer Udi’s ready and waiting for conference-goers:

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Department Chair Greg Robbins introducing afternoon keynote speaker Iliff Emerita Professor Sheila Grave Davaney:

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Afternoon keynote speaker Iliff Emerita Professor Sheila Grave Davaney speaking about her experiences in academia and in non-profit organizations:

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University of Denver – Iliff School of Theology Doctoral Program graduate Patrick Bowen speaking on the origins of 19th century US esotericism:

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University of Colorado, Boulder graduate student Dillon Webster speaking about the construction of the Cathars as an excluded community in medieval Languedoc:IMG_4289

Professor of Theological Studies (Loyola Marymount University) and Journal of the American Academy of Religion Editor Amir Hussain speaking during the evening keynote:

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Photos from Sunday, March 30 –

Breakfast pastries awaiting conference-goers in Sturm 286, along with tables and chairs for gathering and informal conversations:

 

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Mary Hanson (Denver Seminary) speaking on diakonia in Luke:

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Audience members listening to Hanson at the third Biblical Studies panel:

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Joint University of Denver – Iliff School of Theology doctoral student Joshua Bartholomew speaking on sports as civil religion in the United States:

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Audience members and panel chair Professor Sheila Schroeder listening to Bartholomew at the second Pop Culture panel:IMG_4313

Joint University of Denver – Iliff School of Theology alumnus and Doane College faculty member Dan Clanton speaking on Biblical literature and religious violence in the X-Men comic books:

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