Princeton Theological Seminary

Kuyper Center Annual Conference 2015

 


 

'Faith in the Work Place'

 

Pre-conference symposium in conjunction with

Center for Faith & Work Redeemer Presbyterian Church, New York

Faith and Work Initiative, Center for the Study of Religion, Princeton University

 

Details

 


 

 "Faith and Race"

April 16-18,  2015

Erdman Center

 

NOTE: Except for the Prize Lecture, all conference sessions will take place in Erdman Center.

 

THURSDAY APRIL 16

 

7pm Kuyper Prize Lecture

Miller Chapel

Congressman John R Lewis

Georgia's 5th congressional district, dean of the Georgia congressional delegation

" title tbd"

 

FRIDAY APRIL 17

9.00 Opening Welcome

 

9.15 -10.30 Conference Plenary I

Cooper Conference Room

Dr Yolanda Pierce,

Princeton Theological Seminary

'"Blacker Than Coal: Race, Theological Language, and Power."

 

10.45- 12.15 Concurrent Sessions I

Cooper Conference Room

Hans van der Jagt (VU Amsterdam)

  Race, International Politics, and Neo-Calvinism in the Dutch Colonial Empire

 

 Jeff Liou (Fuller Seminary)

  Taking up #BlackLivesMatter: A Neo-Kuyperian Engagement with Critical Race Theory

 

Clarke Lounge

William Ackah (Birkbeck College, University of London)

  Collisions of Race, Religion and Place : a case study

 

Deb Fung (Regent College, Vancouver, BC)

   Race, Gender and the Art of Kara Walker

 

Art Studio

Ad de Bruijne (TU Kampen)

  Kuyper and the Jews: an unexpected Neo-Calvinist Evaluation

 

Gordon Graham (PTS)

  Anachronism and Accusations of Racism

Lunch

 

1.45- 3.15 Concurrent Sessions II

Cooper Conference Room

David S Robinson (University of Edinburgh)

  Confessing Race: The Politics of Spirit in Bonhoeffer and Hegel

 

James Bratt  (Calvin College)

  Henry Highland Garnet and Calvinist Political Traditions

 

Clark Lounge

 

Robert Chao Romero (UCLA)

  Kuyper and Undocumented Immigration

 

Michael R. Wagenman, (Kuyper Centre for Emerging Scholars, Western University Ontario)

 Who Apologizes for Social Injustice? Abraham Kuyper, Sphere Sovereignty, and Canada's   Residential School System

 

Art Studio

 

Cory Brock (University of Edinburgh)

  Herman Bavinck on the Organic Unity of the Human Race

 

Jessica Driesenga (Fuller Seminary)

  An Embodied Imago Dei: Bavinck's Image of God and Racial Identity

 

 

3.45 - 5pm  Conference Plenary II

Cooper Conference Room

Professor Randall Jelks

Distinguished Chair of American Studies at Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic

and University of Kansas

 

'Democratic Freedoms and Black Modernist Theology: A Revolutionary Intellectual Alternative'

 

 

 

7pm Conference Reception

Torrance Atrium

Seminary Library

 

 

 

SATURDAY APRIL 18

 

 

9-10.30 Concurrent Sessions III

Cooper Conference Room

Mark Rathbone (North West University, South Africa)

   Sphere Sovereignty and Irreducibility: the Use of Kuyper's Ideas during Apartheid

 

George Harinck (VU Amsterdam)

  Bennie Keet, Neo-Calvinism and the Struggle against Apartheid

 

Clarke Lounge

Vincent Bacote (Wheaton College)

  'Toward a Future Kuyper Could not Quite See

 

Marinus de Jong (TU Kampen)

  'We will need our black brothers': Klaas Schilder on Race and Anthropology

 

Art Studio

James Eglinton (University of Edinburgh)

Varia Americana and Race: Handling Kuyper's Awkward Text

 

Daniel José Camacho (Duke Divinity School)

  Kuyper's Nationalist Vision of Peoples

 

 

11-12.30 Conference Panel

Cooper Conference Room

Dr Peter Paris

Boston University

 

Dr Raimundo Barreto

Princeton Theological Seminary

 

Dr Bo Karen Lee

 Princeton Theological Seminary

 

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