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Conference Schedule

10:00 am     Annette Aronowicz - The Robert F. and Patricia G. Ross Weis Professor of Judaic Studies and Professor and Chair of Religious Studies at Franklin & Marshall College

Conference Introductory and Opening Remarks 
        
10:15 am     Robert Geraci - Professor of Religious Studies at Manhattan College in New York City.

“It’s Technically Religious: Meaning and Making in Digital Technology."    

10:45 am     Misty Bastian – Professor and Chair of Anthropology at Franklin & Marshall College

11:00 am      Questions and comments from the floor

11:15 am     Coffee Break

11:30 am      Thomas Carlson - Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara

“Between Automaticity and Interruption: Technology and the Heart of Transcendence.”

12:00 pm     Stephen Cooper – Professor of Religious Studies at Franklin & Marshall College

12:15 pm      Questions and comments from the floor

12:45 pm     Lunch (on your own)

2:00 pm       N. Katherine Hayles - Professor in the Literature Program at Duke University

“Transhumanism in the Digital Age: Possibilities and Problems.”

2:30 pm     Peter Jaros – Professor of English at Franklin & Marshall College

2:45 pm     Questions and comments from the floor

3:15 pm     Coffee Break

3:30 pm     Open Discussion.  Moderator John Lardas Modern

4:30 pm     Closing Remarks