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Schedule of Conference Events

Wednesday, May 22, 2024 | 555 Clark, Room B03

5 - 7 p.m.: Opening session

Welcome and opening session with Christine Helmer (Northwestern University) and Isabel von Holt (Hamburg University)


Thursday, May 23, 2024 | Kresge 1515 (Trienes Room)

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.: Morning session | Topic: Ethnography and Palimpsest

Moderator: Christine Helmer (Northwestern University)

Presenters: Gillian Hemme (Northwestern University), Robert A. Orsi (Northwestern University), and Michael Puett (Harvard University)


2 - 4 p.m.: Afternoon session | Topic: Literature and Palimpsest

Moderator: Robert A. Orsi (Northwestern University)

Presenters: Chris Wild (University of Chicago) and Mark Haxthausen (Williams College)


4:30 - 6 p.m.: Keynote

Annie Bourneuf (School of the Art Institute of Chicago)


Friday, May 24, 2024 | University Hall 201, Hagstrum Room

9 - 11 a.m.: Morning session | Topic: Philosophy and Theology

Moderator: Christine Helmer (Northwestern University)

Presenters: Jacqueline Mariña (Purdue University) and Jason Springs (Notre Dame University)


11:15 - 11:45 a.m.: Closing discussion

Moderator: Christine Helmer (Northwestern University)

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