Lipscomb University

Christian Scholars' Conference

2018 CSC Schedule

Tuesday, June 5

9:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Christian Academic Leaders Conference (C.A.L.C.)*

5:00 - 7:00 p.m.  Registration   Ezell Center Lobby

Wednesday, June 6

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.   Registration   Ezell Center Lobby

7:30 - 10:00 a.m. C.A.L.C.*

10:15 – 11:45 a.m.   Paper/Panel Session I  

Noon – 1:00 p.m.   Lunch   Tent between Ezell Center and Beaman Library

                               Lunch with PhD Students   Shamblin Theatre, Bennett Campus Center

                               Health Sciences Lunch   Burton Health Sciences Center, first-floor flex space

1:00 – 2:30 p.m.   Paper/Panel Session II  

                             J.J.M. Roberts Lecture in Old Testament Studies: Carol Meyers   Swang Chapel, Ezell Center

2:45 – 4:15 p.m.   Paper/Panel Session III   

4:30 – 5:45 p.m.   Molefi Kete Asante   Collins Alumni Auditorium

    Gray Plenary Address, "The Divine Moment in the Discovery of Maat: Social and Cultural Justice as        Marks of Spirituality"

    Book signing  

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.   Dinner   Bison Square


Thursday, June 7

7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.   Registration   Ezell Center lobby

7:00 – 8:00 a.m.   Breakfast   Paul Rogers Board Room, Ezell Center

8:15 – 8:45 a.m.   Worship   Swang Chapel, Ezell Center

9:00 – 10:30 a.m.   Paper/Panel Session IV 

10:45 a.m. – Noon    Tracy K. Smith   Collins Alumni Auditorium

          Willis Plenary Address, "Metaphor, History, Myth & Belief"

          Book Signing

12:15 – 1:45 p.m.   Lunch   Shamblin Theatre, Bennett Campus Center

                               Networking Lunch for Business, Computing and Engineering   Club 1891, Bennett Campus Center

                               Lunch honoring Doug Foster*   Paul Rogers Board Room, Ezell Center

                               Poster Session   Bennett Campus

2:00 – 3:30 p.m.   Paper/Panel Session V  

                             Everett Ferguson Lecture in Early Christian Studies: Robin Darling Young   Swang Chapel, Ezell Center

4:00 – 5:15 p.m.   Cilliers Breytenbach   Stowe Hall, Swang Business Center

                 The Abraham J. Malherbe Plenary Address, "Christianity and Philosophy in Athens"

5:30 – 7:00 p.m.   Dinner   Tent between Ezell Center and Beaman Library

7:30 – 10:00 p.m.   Tokens Show* Hooper Plenary   Collins Alumni Auditorium


Friday, June 8

7:00 – 8:00 a.m.   Breakfast   Paul Rogers Board Room, Ezell Center

8:15 – 8:45 a.m.   Worship   Swang Chapel, Ezell Center

9:00 – 10:30 a.m.    Paper/Panel Session VI  

                                The Landon Saunders Lecture on The Human Being as the Nexus of World and Faith: James Walters                                  Swang Chapel, Ezell Center

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.   Book Signing with Robert E. Hooper   Ezell Center lobby

10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.   Tobias Wolff   Collins Alumni Auditorium

              The Frank & Della Pack Plenary Address, "The View from the Bottom of the Well"

              Book Signing

              Closing Comments


*Ticked events not included in the registration fee

Updates for the 2018 CSC are forthcoming.