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Shepherding Language: Restoring Faith in Words Conference Program

Thursday, May 12, 2016 6:00-7:00 pm – Registration (Innovators Auditorium – Business Building [BUSB] 132B)

Thursday Keynote Speech: 7:00-8:30 pm Innovators Auditorium Side A BUSB 132A

Welcome and Prayer Laura J. Veltman, California Baptist University Introduction to Leland Ryken David Isaacs, California Baptist University “Saving Literature” Leland Ryken, Keynote Speaker

Leland Ryken, Professor of English at Wheaton College (IL) since 1968, has written or edited multiple books including How to Read the Bible as Literature (1984), Words of Delight: A Literary Introduction to the Bible (1993), The Christian Imagination: The Practice of Faith in Literature and Writing (2002), The Liberated Imagination: Thinking Christianly About the Arts (2005), A Complete Handbook of Literary Forms in the Bible (2014), and Literary Introductions to the Books of the Bible (2015). Sponsored by the Modern Languages and Literature Department of California Baptist University and the National Conference on Christianity and Literature 8:30-8:45 pm

Light Reception (outside on patio)

8:45-10:00pm

“Music of Shakespeare” (Innovators Auditorium Side B) Experience a brief foray into the accompanying instrumental music of the 16th and 17th century, specifically instrumental music presented in Romeo and Juliet.

Frances Moore, Violin Professor Moore teaches violin at the University of California Riverside, works with El Sistema and Mt San Jacinto Jr. College where she conducts, and teaches chamber music and private violin. She has played extensively for the Los Angeles Opera, the LA Mozart Orchestra, and in numerous film scores. Angela Brand, Harpsichord Dr. Brand teaches at CBU and performs regularly in Southern California as a harpsichordist, pianist, and conductor. Both she and Professor Moore have played internationally.

Friday, May 13, 2016 8:00-10:30 am – Registration (Innovators Auditorium – BUSB 132B)

Session 1: 8:30-10:00 am 1A: “Workshops in Poetry” (BUSB 103) Moderator: Derek Updegraff, California Baptist University Ingrid Pruss, Western Connecticut State University – “Teaching to Incite Wonder: Strategies for Teaching Introduction to Poetry” Jennifer Leader, Mt. San Antonio College – “The Embedded Poetry Manifesto” 1B: “Wonders & Wanders in 19th C. American Literature” (BUSB 106) Moderator: Gretchen Bartels, California Baptist University Abel Gonzalez, California Baptist University – “Huckleberry Finn and the Morality of Violence” Kate Rice, Azusa Pacific University – “‘Servants in So Holy a Wilderness’: The Nature of Worship in John Muir” Yvette Quintana, California Baptist University – “Tremendous Vows in The Portrait of a Lady: Judeo-Christian Underpinnings” 1C: “Books & Boundaries: Exploring Biblical Experience within Literature” (BUSB 123) Moderator: Ryan J. Stark, Corban University Julianne Sandberg, Southern Methodist University – “Shakespeare, Calvin, and the Limits of Reading” Shunichi Takayanagi, Sophia University – “Robert Southwell – Biblical Meditation and Poetry” Ryan J. Stark, Corban University – “Biblical Euphemisms in Laurence Sterne’s Satires” 1D: “Recovering the Text: Christian & Contemporary Approaches to Literature” (BUSB 124) Moderator: James Lu, California Baptist University Holly Newman Dzyban, independent scholar, “The Road to Salvation: Gothic, Grotesque, and Child-Characters in Flannery O’Connor” Tae Sung, California Baptist University, "On Gadamer's Truth and Method: Recovering Philosophical and Rhetorical Hermeneutics for Today" Break: 10:00 – 10:15 am

Innovators Auditorium – BUSB 132B

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Session 2: 10:15-11:45 am 2A: “The Language of Prayer and Poetry” (BUSB 103) Moderator: Cory Grewell, Patrick Henry College Michael Sutherlin, California Baptist University – “Faith-Filled Words: T.S. Eliot and the Tradition of the Objective Sublime” Lyle Enright, Loyola University Chicago – “‘The Awful Daring of a Moment's Surrender’: The Refusal to Avoid Speaking in T. S. Eliot’s The Waste Land” Drew Brown, Azusa Pacific University – “From Image to Likeness: Understanding Sanctification through Lewis and the East” 2B: “Social Justice and Spiritual Illumination in the Work of the Poet-Editor” (BUSB 106) Moderator: Jennifer Tronti, California Baptist University Iris A. Law, Editor, Lantern Review Mia Ayumi Malhotra, Associate Editor, Lantern Review 2C: “Of Pilgrims, Puritans, and Poets” (BUSB 123) Moderator: Jennifer Newton, California Baptist University Paul Gleason, University of Virginia – “The Ethical Stakes of Reading in George Herbert's Temple” Erika J. Travis, California Baptist University – “‘What shall I do for God?’: Catechism in Puritan Joyful Death Narratives” Kent A. Kersey, Corban University – “Pilgrim's Progress: Perseverance or Predestination?” Lunch Break: 11:45-1:15 pm

(see list of places to eat enclosed in packet)

Session 3: 1:15-2:45 pm 3A: “Narrative Structures and Themes” (BUSB 103) Moderator: Berniece Bruinius Alspach, California Baptist University Cory Grewell, Patrick Henry College – “Words and the Word: Literature, Figurative Language, and Constructing Meaning” James Lu, California Baptist University – “‘Lyrical Stirrings of the Soul’: The Power of Poetic Prose in Fiction” David Leigh, Seattle University – “Two Struggles for Faith in Contemporary Drama and Narrative: Disgraced and Submission”

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3B: “First Expressions: Considering Rhetorical Contexts” (BUSB 104) Moderator: Toni Dingman, California Baptist University Thomas Allbaugh, Azusa Pacific University – “Shall We Teach Personal Writing as a FirstYear Genre?” Hailian Wong, California Baptist University – “Beyond the Rhetorical Paradigm: Cultural Awareness in Second-Language Composition Pedagogy” Andrew Albritton, Missouri State University – “Emotions in the Ether: Strategies for Effective Emotional Expression in Text-Messages” 3C: “Pulitzer Prizes, MacArthur Grants, and Norton Anthologies: A Conversation with Jack Miles” (BUSB 106) Moderator: Tae Sung, California Baptist University Jack Miles, University of California, Irvine Tae Sung, California Baptist University Break: 2:45 – 3:00 pm

Innovators Auditorium – BUSB 132B

Session 4: 3:00-4:30 pm 4A: “One Panel to Bind Them All: Journeys with Tolkien” (BUSB 103) Moderator: David Isaacs, California Baptist University Paul Fortunato, Houston Institute for Liberal Arts – “How is Tolkien’s The Hobbit a Religious Work?” Yvette Quintana, California Baptist University – “The Crux of the Matter in The Lord of the Rings: On the Absence of an Incarnation in Middle-earth” Jennifer Tronti, California Baptist University, “Lyrical Liminality: A Ritual Approach to Tolkien’s Poetry” 4B: “Devotion and the Divine: Studies in Poetry and Christian Theology” (BUSB 104) Moderator: Berniece Bruinius Alspach, California Baptist University Gwen W. Macallister, Covenant College – “‘On Thy Wondrous Works I Will Meditate’: The Incarnational Poetics of Denise Levertov and Mary Oliver” Michael Wright, Fuller Theological Seminary – “Ambivalent Praise: The Agnostic Poetics of Charles Wright” Colette Tennant, Corban University – “Blessed Are the Beatitudes of Martin Espada”

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4C: “Workshop: Online English Instruction: Theory and Praxis” (BUSB 106) Moderator: Laura J. Veltman, California Baptist University Tom Schneider, California Baptist University Gretchen Bartels, California Baptist University Break: 4:30-6:00 pm – If you will stay on campus during the break, you are encouraged to strike up a conversation with other conferencegoers in the lobbies and/or patio of the Business Building. Dinner (reserved in advance): 6:00-7:00 pm –Innovators Auditorium – BUSB 132B Menu:

Herb-Roasted Chicken Ginger-Soy Marinated Tri-Tip of Beef Cheddar-Chive Mashed Potatoes and gravy Chef’s seasonal accompaniments Garden chopped salad Bread Basket Coffee and water Dessert Bars

Friday Keynote Speech: 7:00 pm Innovators Auditorium Side A BUSB 132A

Welcome Laura J. Veltman, California Baptist University Introduction to Marilyn Chandler McEntyre Jennifer Tronti, California Baptist University “Teachers for Troubled Times: How Good Writers Can Help Us Cope” Marilyn Chandler McEntyre, Keynote Speaker

Marilyn Chandler McEntyre, a professor of medical humanities at the UC-Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical Program, has published widely, with essays appearing in The Christian Century, Sojourners, Literature and Medicine, Christianity Today, and various other academic trade publications. Her books include Caring for Words in a Culture of Lies (2009), What’s in a Phrase? Pausing Where Scripture Gives You Pause (2014), A Faithful Farewell: Living Your Last Chapter with Love (2015), and A Long Letting Go: Meditations on Losing Someone You Love. Sponsored by the Modern Languages and Literature Department of California Baptist University and the National Conference on Christianity and Literature

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8:45-10:00 pm – Poetry/Prose Readings – Innovators Auditorium – BUSB 132A Readers: Colette Tennant, Corban University Jennifer Tronti, California Baptist University Thomas Allbaugh, Azusa Pacific University Mia Ayumi Malhotra, Associate Editor, Lantern Review Derek Updegraff, California Baptist University

Saturday, May 14, 2016 8:00-8:30 am – Registration (Innovators Auditorium – BUSB 132B)

Session 5: 8:30-10:00 am 5A. “Reflections on Literary Modernism in World Literature” (BUSB 103) Moderator: Jennifer Tronti, California Baptist University Peter Ely, Seattle University – “Reflections on Kamel Daoud’s The Meursault Investigation and Camus’ The Outsider” Reena Thomas, Santiago Canyon College/Marymount California University – “The Wonder of Silence: Representing the Divine in E.M. Forster's A Passage to India” Berniece Bruinius Alspach, California Baptist University – “The Importance and Impression of Language in Kazuo Ishiguro’s The Remains of the Day and Margaret Atwood’s Cat’s Eye.” 5B: “The Bible as Literature” (BUSB 104) Moderator: Jennifer Proulx, California Baptist University Rida Mall, California Baptist University – “Unearthing Primal Literature: A Comparative Study of Biblical Visions and English Dream Poetry” Denisha Harris, California State University, San Bernardino – “Discoursing God’s Word: Situating God within Literature” Ashleigh Elser, University of Virginia – “Revisiting Friction in Biblical Literature”

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5C: “Interdisciplinary Concerns in the Classroom” (BUSB 106) Moderator: Derek Updegraff, California Baptist University Adrien Lowery, Azusa Pacific University – “Transformative Reflections: Metatexts on Metatext in Literary and Visual Arts” Jennifer Leader, Mt. San Antonio College – “Not Metrics but ‘Metre-Making Argument’: On the Profession of Poetry in a Data-Driven Age” Andrea Ivanov-Craig, Azusa Pacific University – “Christian Approaches to Disability in Literature and Art: Potentials and Pitfalls” Break: 10:00 – 10:15 am

Innovators Auditorium – BUSB 132B

Session 6: 10:15-11:45 am 6A: “The Greatest of These: Faith, Hope, and Love” (BUSB 103) Moderator: Yvette Quintana, California Baptist University Morgan Rither, California Baptist University – “A Woman in Possession of the Theological Virtues Must Be in Want of Analysis: A Christian Literary Approach to Jane Bennet” Claire Maligot, Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes – “Crafting a Language of Mutual Love and Understanding: An History of the Beginnings of Interfaith Dialogue at the Vatican (19591965)” Brandon Yarbrough, Claremont Graduate University – “Christian Love in Public Language: Speaking to the Point without Losing Our Way” 6B: “Christ and the Classroom: Connecting Content and Community” (BUSB 104) Moderator: David Isaacs, California Baptist University Laura J. Veltman, California Baptist University – “Teaching ‘Controversial’ Literature in the Christ-Haunted Classroom: Reading Flannery O’Connor Pedagogically” Kristen Sipper-Denlinger, Azusa Pacific University – “Learning through Service: Helping Students Get the Most out of Their Service-Learning Experiences” 6C: “Language & Imagery in 20th C. American Literature” (BUSB 106) Moderator: Adrien Lowery, Azusa Pacific University Joseph Bentz, Azusa Pacific University – “How Believable is Jim Casy as a Christ Figure in The Grapes of Wrath?” Patricia Andujo, Azusa Pacific University, and Gabrielle Lawrence-Cormier, Azusa Pacific University – “Art or Propaganda: The Use of Words during the Harlem Renaissance” Caleb Garcia, California Baptist University – “‘Truer Than Happening Truth’: Salvation through Storytelling in The Things They Carried”

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12-1:30 pm: Roundtable: “Shepherding Language: Final Thoughts” (Innovators Auditorium – BUSB 132B) Moderator: Berniece Bruinius Alspach, California Baptist University Participants: Patricia Andujo, Azusa Pacific University Lyle Enright, Loyola University Chicago Marilyn Chandler McEntyre, UCSF/UC Berkeley Joint Medical Program Derek Updegraff, California Baptist University Box lunch (reserved in advance): A turkey ciabatta or roast beef cheddar sandwich on a potato roll, chips, bottle of water, and a cookie. Special thanks to: Leland Ryken and Marilyn Chandler McEntyre Patricia Andujo, CCL West Regional Representative Conference on Christianity and Literature CBU Modern Languages and Literature Department – CCL Organizing Committee CBU Conference and Events Staff Provost Dr. Chuck Sands and the CBU Provost’s Office We especially recognize Modern Languages and Literature Department secretary Rosemary Welsh for all her efforts.

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