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FRIDAY 2 AUGUST 2013
2:30 - 4:00 pm Postgraduate seminar, Interdisciplinary Research and the Study of the Sacred, Function Room, Edmund Rice Building (for Higher Degree by Research students)
4:45 - 5:30 pm Conference registration and light refreshments, Atrium
5:30 - 5:45 pm Conference opening, Gleeson Auditorium, Block D
5:45 - 6:30 pm Keynote speaker, Kevin Hart, Poetry and the Sacred
6:30 - 7:15 pm Readings by Robert Adamson, Kevin Hart, Anthony Lawrence and Amanda Lohrey
7:15 - 8:15 pm Keynote speaker, Rosemary Crumlin OAM, The Half-opened Door
8:15 - 8:25 pm Juno Gemes introduction to the Picturing Compassion Exhibition
8:25 pm Coffee
SATURDAY 3 AUGUST 2013
Note: workshops are offered concurrently with paper presentations.
8:30 - 9:00 am Conference registration, coffee and tea, Atrium
9:00 - 9:20 am Falaka Yimer introduction to the exhibition The Woodblock Prints of Falaka Yimer, Gleeson Auditorium, Block D
9:30 - 10:30 am Paper presentations, Seminar Rooms TS1, 2, 3 and 5, Block D
9:45 - 10:30 am Workshop with Anne Benjamin, Tanka and the Sacred, Seminar Room TS18
10:30 - 11:00 am Morning tea
11:00 - 12:30 pm Workshop with Susan Murphy, The Koan of Planetary Crisis, Seminar Room TS16
11:00 - 1:00 pm Paper presentations, Seminar Rooms TS1, 2, 3 and 5, Block D
1:00 - 1:45 pm Lunch, The Refectory
1:45 - 2:30 pm Keynote speaker, Amanda Lohrey, The Religious Novel: Is It Possible?, Gleeson Auditorium, Block D
2:40 - 4:10 pm Workshop with Tracey Sanders, The Sacred and Aesthetic Self, Seminar Room TS20
2:40 - 4:40 pm Paper presentations, Seminar Rooms TS1, 2, 3, and 5, Block D
4:40 - 5:00 pm Afternoon tea
5:00 - 6:00 pm Closing panel with Robert Adamson, Kevin Hart, Anthony Lawrence and Amanda Lohrey, and launch of Toby Davidson's book, Christian Mysticism and Australian Poetry.
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