Presentations 2021

Introduction & Keynote



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Further information on presentation times and groupings can be found under the "Schedule" tab.

Adam Vander Tuig

"Reading Water Everywhere: Toward a Lutheran Hydromeneutic"

Alice Millington

"Bhutanese Buddhism in an Era of Climate Change: What Lessons Can be Learned in the West?"

Clara Sims

"Creation Crucified: Our Salvation 'in-Process'"

Colton Bernasol

"'He Taught Me to Love the Earth': Carlos Bulosan's 'America is in the Heart' and a Creation Theology of Collaboration and Communion"

jalen parks

"Animacies and Animisms: Poetic Reflections on Lifelines"

John Willis

"A Creaturely Community: Holiness and Animist Ethics in Leviticus 20:22-26"

Katie Grosh

"Death Disrupted: COVID-19, Green Burial Practices, and Renewing Hope"

Kyle McCaffery

"Climate Crisis and Chickens: Moral Formation in a Catholic Worker Community"

Molly Loomis Tyson

"Leaving Yellowstone for Yale: Searching for Sense of Place Along the 43rd Parallel"

Noah Gourlie

"Traditional Experience of Sacred Space in Nature and a Vision for Property Use"

Noah B Humphrey

"Christianity and the Ecological Effect on Medical Kahuna in Native Hawai'i"

Richard Ray

"Identity Earth: An Invocation of the Ecological Self"

Samuel Davidson

"Phobia as Ecological Hermeneutic: Agoraphobic Phenomenology and Willie James Jennings' Vision of Creation"

Samuel King

"Negotiating the Center and the Periphery: Conceptions of Nature in Early Chinese Poetry"

Sergio Lopez

"Yes In God's Backyard: Addressing Our Housing and Ecological Crisis Through Ministry"

Stephen Di Trolio Coakley

"Anibal Quijano and el Bien Vivir: Latin America, Ecology and Resistance "

Tara Woodward

"Reading Rural"

University of Notre Dame Panel

"Place to Place: A Cross-Disciplinary Dialogue on Placemaking, Practice, and Re/Creation"