The Frances White Ewbank Colloquium on C.S. Lewis & Friends and C.S. Lewis

June 2-5, 2016
Taylor University, Upland, IN

Dr. Joe Ricke, Program Director
Lisa Ritchie, Program Coordinator

Special Thanks:The Center for the Study of C.S. Lewis & Friends gratefully acknowledges the generous gift of Tim and Kris Blomenberg and their company IntelliRay, Inc., which helped to make possible the distribution of Exploring the Eternal Goodness to Colloquium participants.

Congratulations to our Student Essay Winners!

Critical Essay
Kathryne Hall, "A Comparison of Saruman the White in Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings and Simon the Clerk in Williams's All Hallows' Eve"

Abby Palmisano, "Being 'Hnau'; The Imago Dei as Explored in Gulliver's Travels and the Space Trilogy?

Creative Writing
Luke A. Wildman, "The Words in the World (excerpt from a longer project, titled Song of the Searching

Bethany Russell, "Can Love be Blind?"

Schedule

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2016
Thursday, June 2nd

2016 Printed Program

Taylor University

1:00 PM

C. S. Lewis Center/Brown Collection Open House

Zondervan Library, Lower Level

1:00 PM

Registration/Refreshments

Euler Science Complex

1:00 PM

3:00 PM

Welcome

Joe Ricke
Michael Hammond

Euler 109

3:00 PM

3:30 PM

Paper Session 1-A: Books as Friends

Brenton Dickieson
John Stanifer, Morehead State University
Michael G. Smith, Taylor University
Andrea Marie Catroppa, Syracuse University

Euler 100

3:30 PM

Paper Session 1-B: MacDonald and Friends

Cynthia Manson
Rachel E. Johnson, University of Worcester, UK
Sam Hammond
Marie K. Hammond, Duke University
C. Christopher Smith, The Englewood Review of Books

Euler 108

3:30 PM

Paper Session 1-C: Lewis and His Circle(s)

William O'Flaherty, EssentialCSLewis.com
Roger White, Azusa Pacific University
Mark Eckel
Chris R. Armstrong, Wheaton College

Euler 118

3:30 PM

5:00 PM

New Book Roundtable

Euler 118

5:00 PM

6:00 PM

Dinner

Hodson Dining Commons

6:00 PM

7:00 PM

Imaginative Scholarship

Euler 109

7:00 PM

7:30 PM

Plenary Session: Devin Brown and Mere Christianity

Charlie Starr

Euler 109

7:30 PM

8:30 PM

Creative Works Open Mic: Poetry, Song, Drama

8:30 PM

9:30 PM

Fun, Food, and Fellowship

Olson Lounge

9:30 PM

Friday, June 3rd
7:30 AM

Breakfast

Hodson Dining Commons

7:30 AM

8:30 AM

Centering: Edward P. Meadors, A Theology of Friendship[

Euler 109

8:30 AM

9:15 AM

Paper Session 2-A: Much Ado about Lewis

Crystal Hurd
Charlie W. Starr, Kentucky Christian University
David Beckmann, C. S. Lewis Society of Chattanooga
Devin Brown, Asbury University

Euler 100

9:15 AM

Paper Session 2-B: Sayers and Friends

Amy Peterson
Gary L. Tandy, George Fox University
Laura Simmons, George Fox University
Barbara M. Prescott, Stanford University
Kimberly Moore-Jumonville, Spring Arbor University

Euler 108

9:15 AM

Paper Session 2-C: The Ransom Trilogy

Mark R. Hall
Abby Palmisano
Paulette Sauders, Grace College
Kat D. Coffin

Euler 118

9:15 AM

10:30 AM

Refreshment Break

Euler Lobby

10:30 AM

11:00 AM

Paper Session 3-A: Friends Further Afield

Charles Huttar
Susan Wendling, New York C.S. Lewis Society
John MacInnis, Dordt College
Richard James

Euler 100

11:00 AM

Paper Session 3-B: Science and Worldview

Steven Smith
Kristine Larsen, Central Connecticut State University
Dan Ippolito, Anderson University
Zachary Rhone

Euler 108

11:00 AM

Paper Session 3-C: Charles Williams and Friends

Roger Phillips
Dan Hamilton, C. S. Lewis Society of Central Indiana
Paul E. Michelson, Huntington University
Michael J. Paulus Jr., Seattle Pacific University

Euler 118

11:00 AM

12:30 PM

Lunch

Hodson Dining Commons

12:30 PM

1:00 PM

Free Time

1:00 PM

2:00 PM

Plenary Keynote Address: Charles Williams and Friendship sub specie Arthuriana

Sørina Higgins, Lehigh Carbon Community College

2:00 PM

3:10 PM

Refreshment Break

3:10 PM

3:30 PM

Paper Session 4-B: Tolkien and Friends

Kristine Larsen
Richard Cornell, Spring Arbor University
Jim Spiegel, Taylor University
Amy Spiegel, Taylor University
Brad Eden, Valparaiso University

Euler 109

3:30 PM

Paper Session 4-C: Philosophical and Theological Themes

Darrel Hotmire
Louis J. Swingrover, Gonzaga University
Bo Helmich, Huntington University
Donald T. Williams, R. A. Forrest Scholar, Toccoa Falls College

Euler 118

3:30 PM

Paper Session 5-A: Lewis, Poet and Friend

Gary Tandy
Joe R. Christopher, Tarleton State University
Charles A. Huttar, Hope College
Stephen Thorson, United Mission to Nepal

Euler 100

3:30 PM

5:00 PM

Art Presentation, Molly Zakrajsek and Tom Loback

Brad Eden, Valparaiso University

Euler 109

5:00 PM

6:00 PM

Dinner

Hodson Dining Commons

6:00 PM

7:15 PM

Plenary Session: Owen Barfield and C.S. Lewis: A Critical Friendship

Colin Duriez

Butz-Carruth Recital Hall

7:15 PM

8:30 PM

Dramatic Reading

Butz-Carruth Recital Hall

8:30 PM

10:00 PM

Fun, Food, and Fellowship

Olson Lounge

10:00 PM

Saturday, June 4th
7:30 AM

Breakfast

Hodson Dining Commons

7:30 AM

8:30 AM

Centering: Lewis and the Problem of Prayer

Robert Moore-Jumonville, Spring Arbor University

Euler 109

8:30 AM

9:15 AM

Paper Session 5-A: New Perspectives

John MacInnis
Kyoko Yuasa, Fuji Women's University
Edwin Woodruff Tait
Andrew T. Draper, Taylor University

Euler 100

9:15 AM

Paper Session 5-B: Creative Friendships, Fiction

Rick Hill
John Stanifer, Morehead State University
Bethany Russel
Luke A. Wildman
Michael J. Paulus Jr., Seattle Pacific University

Euler 108

9:15 AM

Paper Session 5-C: Williams and Friends (2)

Paul Michelson
Andrew C. Stout, St. Charles Community College
Kathryne Hall
Jennifer Raimundo, Signum University

Euler 118

9:15 AM

10:30 AM

Refreshment Break

10:30 AM

10:45 AM

Paper Session 6-A: MacDonald and Friends (2)

Pam Jordan-Long
Blair Hedges
Cynthia DeMarcus Manson, Southern University, A & M University
Robert Trexler Jr., Winged Lion Press

Euler 100

10:45 AM

Paper Session 6-B: Screwtape et. al.: Bad Friends

David Beckmann
William O'Flaherty, EssentialCSLewis.com
Vickie Holtz Wodzak, Viterbo University
Brenton Dickieson, University of Chester

Euler 108

10:45 AM

Paper Session 6-C: Sayers, Lewis, Chesterton, and the Ties that Bind

Kimberly Moore-Jumonville
Barbara M. Prescott, Stanford University
Marsha Daigle-Williamson, Spring Arbor University
Mark R. Hall, Oral Roberts University

Euler 118

10:45 AM

12:15 PM

Lunch

Hodson Dining Commons

12:15 PM

1:00 PM

Lewis Center/Brown Collection will be open for visitors

Zondervan Library, Lower Level

1:00 PM

1:15 PM

Workshop on Researching Lewis and Friends

Laura Schmidt, The Wade Center

Euler 100

1:15 PM

2:15 PM

Plenary Panel Discussion on the Future of Inklings Studies

Diana Glyer
Colin Duriez
Sørina Higgins

Euler 109

2:15 PM

3:15 PM

Refreshments

3:15 PM

3:30 PM

Panel Session 7-B: On Teaching C. S. Lewis and Friends

Rick Hill
Paul E. Michelson
Robert Moore-Jumonville
Charlie W. Starr
Pam Jordan-Long

Euler 108

3:30 PM

Paper Session 7-A: Creative Friendships, Poetry

Daniel Bowman
Jennifer Woodruff Tait, Christian History magazine
Joe R. Christopher, Tarleton State University
Donald T. Williams, R. A. Forrest Scholar, Toccoa Falls College

Euler 100

3:30 PM

Paper Session 7-C: Fathers, Friends, and Other Foes

Marc McCoy
Grace Tiffany, Western Michigan University
Crystal Hurd, University of Texas El Paso
Joe Ricke, Taylor University

Euler 118

3:30 PM

6:00 PM

Lewis and Friends Banquet

Jeremy Case
Kelly Gruendyke
Jay Kesler, Taylor University
Rick Hill
Pam Jordan-Long
Brian Ballinger
Diana Glyer, Azusa Pacific University

6:00 PM

Sunday, June 5th
8:15 AM

Morning Prayer, from the Book of Common Prayer

Prayer Chapel

8:15 AM

8:45 AM

Breakfast

Hodson Dining Commons

8:45 AM

9:00 AM

Roundtable Discussions

9:00 AM

12:00 PM

Checkout of dorms

12:00 PM