Department of Religious Studies


Monday, April 23

8:15-9:00am -- Continental Breakfast

9:00-9:30am -- Welcome

  • Steven Friesen (Chair, Department of Religious Studies)
  • Richard Flores (Senior Associate Dean, UT College of Liberal Arts)
  • Ra'anan Boustan (Convener)

9:30-11:45am -- Session I: The Lives of Monuments

11:45am-1:30pm -- Lunch at SAC

1:30-3:45pm -- Session II: Rethinking "Relics" in Geo-Cultural Perspective

3:45-4:00pm -- Coffee Break

4:00-5:30pm -- Session III: Mobility, Mobilization, and Territoriality

Tuesday, April 24

8:15-9:00am -- Continental Breakfast

9:00-11:15am -- Session IV: Commissioning and Decommissioning Sacred Matter

11:15am-12:15pm -- Response and Summary Discussion

12:15-1:00pm -- Lunch for Participants and Farewell