List of Presenters

by Travis Pickell

We look forward to hearing papers offered by the following graduate students:

  • Amey Victoria Adkins (Duke) – “Even Unto Death: The Unsolicited Immortality of Black Female Bodies”
  • Scott Bailey (UVA) – “Vulnerability: A Dogmatic and Psychological Intersection”
  • L. Patrick Burrows (Yale) – “Corpses that Matter: Grievablility, Marginalization, and the Newtown Shooting”
  • Andrew DeCort (U.Chicago) – “A Brief Argument for Loving the World in the Face of Catastrophe and Death.”
  • Deborah Galaski (UVA) – “A Separate Place? Criminal Burial in the Mishnah and the Limits of Reconciliation.”
  • Patrick X. Gardner (Notre Dame) – “Memoria Mortis: Metz and the Political Theology of Death”
  • Tim Hartman (UVA) – “The Power of the Dead Among the Living: Reckoning with Jesus as Ancestor”
  • Ashley R. Hurst (UVA) – “How to Blossom, Thrive and Die: Creating an Ethical Framework for End-of-Life Care Decisions From David Kelsey’s Eccentric Existence.”
  • Cambria Kaltwasser (Princeton Theological Seminary) – “The Priority of Death: Mortality and Self-Sacrifice in Recent Christian Ethics”
  • SueJeanne Koh (Duke) – “Saving Grace”:  Agamben, Barth, and H. Richard Niebuhr on Sovereign Power and Bare Life
  • Nathaniel Jung-Chul Lee (Baylor) – “Dasein Goes to Church: A Re-imagining of ‘Being-towards-death’ through An Ecclesial Re-novation of ‘Being-with’”
  • Brett McCarty (Duke) – “Life, Death, and IVF: Control and Contingency in Modern Medicine”
  • Russell C. Powell (Princeton Theological Seminary) – “Death and its Ecological Implications in Schleiermacher’s Theology of Consciousness”
  • Autumn Alcott Ridenour (Boston College) – “Perspectives on Human Death in Daniel Callahan, Augustine, and Karl Barth in Relation to the Ends and Practices of Modern Medicine.”
  • Cornelia Wolf Wilson (U.Chicago) – “The Ethics of Buddhist Self-Immolation in Ancient China”

For all who are not giving papers, please feel free to come and participate anyway. If you plan on attending, please email us at vgc-tec@virginia.edu.

See you all in a couple weeks!

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