2018 Program

 SESSION 1 in Room HA009

NB All drinks and snacks for breaks are in the Hallways of the Hole Academic Centre Lower Level
NB Please move out of, between and into sessions quietly ☺
Chair Dr Zoltan Berkes
08.45-09.15 Breakfast Snack
09.15-09.45 Part 1 Can There Be Reconciliation Without There First Being Truth? Indigenous and Settler Cosmologies and the Ni wapataenan/Maskihkîy âcimowin Projects by Rev Matthew Oliver from St John the Evangelist Anglican Church and Reverend Lori Calkins from Indigenous Ministries Initiative, Anglican Diocese of Edmonton
09.55-10.25 Part 2 Can There Be Reconciliation Without There First Being Truth?
10.25-10.40 Break
10.40-12.00 Plenary Session in Tegler “Indigenous Worldview, Culture and Values: Everything You Wanted to Know about Indigenous People But Were Afraid You Were Too White to Ask” by Dr Cheryl Bear
12.00-01.00 LUNCH in the CUE Cafe
01.00-01.55 Plenary Session in the Tegler “Traditional Indigenous Stories in Art” by  Alexander Angnaluak

02.00-03.15 Art Presentations in the Library
03.15-03.30 Break
03.30-04.00 Animism, Contemporary Philosophy of Mind, and the Christian Faith by Dr Jonathan Strand from Concordia University of Edmonton Alberta
04.10-04.40 Concurrent Sessions in the Lower Level of the Hole Academic Centre
04.40-05.00 Break
BANQUET in the Tegler
05.00-05.30 Concordia Concert Choir
05.30-05.45 Closing Reflection by Dr Cheryl Bear
05.45-07.30 Food and Fun!

SESSION 2 in Room HA015

NB All drinks and snacks for breaks are in the Hallways of the Hole Academic Centre Lower Level
NB Please move out of, between and into sessions quietly ☺
Chair Dr Travis Dumsday
08.45-09.15 Breakfast Snack
09.15-09.45 Christianity and Indigenous Peoples: A History in Two Themes by Dr Tolly Bradford and Ms Jessica Joannou from Concordia University of Edmonton Alberta
09.55-10.25 Justice UnLocked: A Eucharistic Theology of Land by Dr Stephen Martin from Kings University Edmonton Alberta
10.25-10.40 Break
10.40-12.00 Plenary Session in the Tegler “Indigenous Worldview, Culture and Values: Everything You Wanted to Know About Indigenous People But Were Afraid You Were Too White to Ask” by Dr Cheryl Bear
12.00-01.00 LUNCH in the CUE Café
01.00-01.55 Plenary Session in the Tegler “Traditional Indigenous Stories in Art” by Alexander Angnaluak
02.00-03.15 Art Presentations in the Library
03.15-03.30 Break
03.30-04.00 Law and the Christian Faith with Canadian Indigenous People by Mr Bill Werry former Deputy Minister of Indigenous Relations in the Government of Alberta
04.10-04.40 Postcolonial Considerations on Shusaku Endô`s  Silence and Indigeneity by Rev Dr Tobias Schuckert from International University Liebenzell in Germany
04.40-05.00 Break
BANQUET in the Tegler
05.00-05.30 Concordia Concert Choir
05.30-05.45 Closing Reflection by Dr Cheryl Bear
05.45-07.30 Food and Fun!

SESSION 3 in HA017

NB All drinks and snacks for breaks are in the Hallways of the Hole Academic Centre Lower Level
NB Please move out of, between and into sessions quietly ☺

Chair Dr Mark Loo
08.45-09.15 Breakfast Snack
09.15-09.45 African Folk Christianity: A Case of Reformed African Traditional Religion or the Disconcerting Homologies Between Christianity and African Traditional Religion? by Mr Fidelis Olokunboro from University of Notre Dame in Indiana
09.55-10.25 Believing in Christ as Indian Hindus: The Socio-Religious Identity of the Hindu Devotees of Jesus Christ by Dr Vinod John from Taylor Seminary and South Asian Church, Edmonton
10.25-10.40 Break
10.40-12.00 Plenary Session in the Tegler “Indigenous Worldview, Culture and Values: Everything You Wanted to Know About Indigenous People But Were Afraid You Were Too White to Ask” by Dr Cheryl Bear
12.00-01.00 LUNCH in the CUE Café
01.00-01.55 Plenary Session in the Tegler “Traditional Indigenous Stories in Art” by Alexander Angnaluak
02.00-03.15 Art Presentations in the Library
03.15-03.30 Break
03.30-04.00 Documents and Loving Relationships: The United Church of Canada’s Reconciliation Efforts by Mr Martin Nord from the University of Western Ontario
04.10-04.40 Concurrent Sessions in the Lower Level of the Hole Academic Centre
04.40-05.00 Break
BANQUET in the Tegler
05.00-05.30 Concordia Concert Choir
05.30-05.45 Closing Reflection by Dr Cheryl Bear
05.45-07.30 Food and Fun!