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Search for Meaning Festival

Search for Meaning 2014

Saturday, February 15, 2014
REGISTRATION BEGINS 8:00am Pigott & Campion Tents
SESSION 1
Author Presentations 9:00am-9:45am

Paul N. Anderson, MDiv, PhD | Pigott 108 | The Spirituality of Jesus
Laura Ash, David Ash, Betsey Beckman, Julie Beckman, Lisa Branham, Linda Haydock, SNJM, Marine Madesclaire, and April Sotura | Pigott Auditorium | Grace on the Margins: The Making of a Social Justice Musical
Amy Bhatt, PhD and Nalini Iyer, PhD | Sullivan CT C3 | Reflections on Immigration, History, and Community Formation in the Pacific NW
Marcus Brotherton, MA | Pigott 100 | How the Marines of WWII Encourage You to do Wonderful Things With Your Life - CANCELLED
Colette Casavant, MAPS and Joelle Pretty, MA | Pigott 101 | Questioning for Purpose: A Workshop on Career & Life Change Discernment
Duncan S. Ferguson | Pigott 105 | Lovescapes, Mapping the Geography of Love: An Invitation to the Love-Centered Life
Fr. Mark S. Massa, SJ | Pigott 103 | A Pox on Both Your Houses: Moving Beyond ‘Conservative’ and ‘Liberal’ Labels in American Catholicism
Bro. Michael O’Neill McGrath, OSFS | Sullivan CT C1 | Saved by Beauty: An artist’s looks at the life of Dorothy Day
Cynthia D. Moe-Lobeda, PhD | Sullivan 109 | Love as Ecological-Economic Vocation: Resisting Structural Evil
Rebecca Ann Parker, DMin, DD | Sullivan 105 | Connecting Spirituality and Justice
Rosanne Parry | Pigott 102 | Character and the 7 Deadly Sins: Creating Emotionally Resonant Characters
Mark Scandrette | Sullivan CT C6 | FREE: Spending Your Time and Money on What Matters Most
Vincent Stanley | Sullivan CT C5 | Don’t Buy This Jacket: Commerce After the Age of Consumerism
Elsi Vassdal Ellis, PhD
| Pigott 109 | The Artist’s Book and Current Affairs

Book Signing
9:45am-10:15am
Session 1 Authors | Pigott First Floor Atrium
Keynote Presentation 10:30am-12:00pm Katherine Boo | Campion Ballroom (doors open 9:45) & Pigott Auditorium and Sullivan Ct 1, Ct 5, Ct 6 and 105 for Overflow (doors open 10:05)
Keynote Book Signing
12:00pm-12:30pm
Katherine Boo | Campion Lobby
Lunch
12:30pm-1:30pm
Lunch Break
SESSION 2
1:45pm-2:30pm
Julia K. Anderson, MBA | Sullivan 109 | Seeing the World Through Another’s Eyes
Wendy Call | Pigott 102 | Facing Globalization: When the Big-Box Economy Comes to Small-Town Mexico
Paul Coutinho, PhD | Pigott Auditorium | Pilgrim Mystic: Relentless Quest of the Human Spirit
Daniel Dombrowski | Sullivan CT C7 | The Concept of God, Just War Theory, and Pacifism
Holly J. Hughes, MFA and Brenda Miller, PhD | Sullivan CT C1 | The Pen and the Bell: Mindful Writing in a Busy World
Kayce S. Hughlett, MA, LMHC | Sullivan 105 | The Art of Pondering: Playing your way to Passion and Presence
Hattie Kauffman | Sullivan CT C5 | Falling into faith… Finding God when you least expect it
Michael Kinnamon, PhD | Pigott 108 | Jewish-Christian Relations: How can we face the tough issues and still stay together?
Steffanie Lorig | Pigott 100 | Draw It Out: Providing Hope and Healing for Children Facing Loss
Kathleen MacInnis Kichline, MDiv | Sullivan 110 | Wrestling with the Word: Midrash as a Tool for Meaning
Sara Miles | Sullivan CT C6 | Faith in the Streets: When God has Left the Building
William J. O’Malley, SJ | Pigott 103 | The 2700 Priests of Dachau
Arzoo Osanloo, JD, PhD | Pigott 109 | Politics and Rights in a Modern Islamic Republic
Vincent J. Pastro, DMin | Pigott 107 | La Predicacion y los Pobres: Preaching and the Poor (Spanish Session)
Chaplain Larry N. Walls, LT, USN (Retired), MDiv | Pigott 105 | No one really knows how to love, and I can prove it!
Audrey Young, MD | Sullivan CT C3 | Make Things Better: Pursuing a Life of Service
Book Signing
2:30pm-3:00pm
Session 2 Authors | Pigott First Floor Atrium
SESSION 3
Author Presentations
3:00pm-3:45pm
Colette Casavant, MAPS and Joelle Pretty, MA | Pigott 101 | Questioning for Purpose: A Workshop on Career & Life Change Discernment
Don H. Compier | Sullivan 109 | A Costly Grace: Learning from Kurt Cobain
Rabbi Ted Falcon, PhD, Pastor Don Mackenzie, PhD, and Imam Jamal Rahman, MA | Pigott Auditorium | Encountering Irreconcilable Differences: The Real Challenge of Interfaith Dialogue
Nora Gallagher | Pigott 103 | Life in Oz: Faith, Illness and Vulnerability
Ingrid Hess, MFA | Pigott 102 | Children’s Books & the Greater Good
Sonora Jha, PhD | Sullivan 105 | The Urgent Story: When Facts Must Be Told As Fiction
Jack Levison, MA, PhD | Pigott 105 | “If I Only Had a Brain!” The Holy Spirit and the Mind of Faith
Leticia Nieto MA, PsyD | Pigott 109 | Developmental Strategies for Liberation, Skills for Social Change
Marcia J. Patton, PhD | Sullivan CT C7 | When the Spirit Moves: A Guide for Ministers in Transition
Daniel J. Peterson, MA, MDiv, PhD | Sullivan CT C3 | Rediscovering Paul Tillich: How America’s ‘Most Dangerous Theologian’ of the 20th Century Can Help Us Today
Bev Sellars, JD | Sullivan CT C5 | Secrets and Survival at a Native American Boarding School
Susan J. Stabile, JD | Sullivan 110 | Adapting Buddhist Meditation Practices to a Christian Spirituality
Mary Tuchscherer, MA | Pigott 100 | Writing As Soulwork
Maria de Lourdes Victoria | Pigott 107 | En la búsqueda de la justicia: el recorrido desde el litigio hacia la mediación (The Quest for Justice: A personal Journey from Litigation to Mediation)
Diane Walker | Pigott 108 | Creativity as Gnosis: An Artist’s Response to the Gospel of Thomas
Book Signing
3:45-4:15pm
Session 3 Authors | Pigott First Floor Atrium
Keynote Presentation
4:30pm-6:00pm
Isabel Wilkerson | Campion Ballroom (doors open 3:45) & Pigott Auditorium 104 and Sullivan Ct 1, Ct 5, Ct 6 and 105 for Overflow (doors open 4:05)
Keynote Book Signing
6:00pm-6:30pm
Isabel Wilkerson | Campion Lobby