Tuesday, October 28, 2008

From Jill K.:
A week from now begins the Midwest Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association conference. Below is the session description from the conference program:

S3.6. Chippawa – Ground Floor 11:30-12:45 Saturday
Special Session: G.K. Chesterton: Speaking To and About the World, Yesterday & Today
Area Chair: Jill Kriegel, Florida Atlantic University
***G.K. Chesterton and the Philosophy of Surprise
Robert MacArthur, Center for the American Idea
***A Tale of Emptied Hells: The Philosophical Journey of G. K. Chesterton in The Man Who Was Thursday
Jon Coutts, Briercrest Seminary
***Revolution, Paradox, and the Christian Tradition: A Chestertonian Debate between John Milbank and Slavoj Zizek
Aron Dunlap, Temple University
***Tourist Imaginaries: Chesterton and Bauman on Engaging and Understanding the Other
Jessey Gilley, University of Kansas

The whole program can be found at this link.
Looks exciting. Good luck Jill, Rob, Jon, Aron and Jessey.


  1. Hi,

    Is there anyway to contact some of these individuals in order to read the papers they will be presenting? Thanks.


  2. Hi, Jake. Please send your email address (jill1227@bellsouth.net). That way, I'll pass it along to the presenters. I'm sure they will be grateful for your enthusiasm and support. I know I am!


  3. Hi Jill,

    I sent you an email. I thought I should notify you so you don't delete it thinking it's spam or something because I did not include a subject.



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