Schedule 2018

September 21, BYU Campus

9:00 – 9:15 AM

Scott Miller, BYU
Matthew Wickman, BYU

9:15 – 10:45 AM

Transformative Experience
L.A. Paul, Yale University

Rumination and Moral Time: Forms of Thinking in Critical Times
Amanda Anderson, Brown University

10:45 — 11:00 AM


11:00 – 12:30 PM

Blackness in Public: Reading and Righting Vulnerability across Generations, Geographies, and Genres
Ifeoma Nwankwo, Vanderbilt University

Vulnerability Beyond Resistance
Jason Kerr, BYU

12:30 – 2:00 PM

Lunch for registrees
BYU Museum of Art Tour (optional)

2:00 – 3:30 PM

The Values of Imperfection in an Age of Human Optimization
Mads Rosendahl Thomsen, Aarhus University

Weak Humanities
Christopher Newfield, University of California, Santa Barbara

4:00 – 5:30 PM

Archipelagic Theorizing: Iridescence and Vulnerability on Geotemporal Foreshores
Brian Roberts, BYU

Weak Environmentalism: William Blake and Elizabeth Bishop in the Anthropocene
Wai Chee Dimock, Yale University

September 22, Sundance Resort

9:00 – 12:00 PM

Explore Sundance Resort
Harvest Market

12:00 – 1:00 PM

Lunch at Sundance for registrees

1:00 – 2:30 PM

The Vulnerable Image: On the Imago Dei
Kevin Hart, University of Virginia

“No Word Came:” On Vulnerability and Spiritual Crisis, and Promise, in the Humanities
Matthew Wickman, BYU

3:00 – 4:30 PM

Poetic Thinking and Epistemic Vulnerabilities
Laurent Dubreuil, Cornell University

“Poetic Form and the Phenomenologies of Sympathy”
Kimberly Johnson, BYU

4:30 – 6:00 PM