Schedule

Please note this schedule could be subject to change.

Thursday, April 4:
7 p.m.: Plenary, Center for Faith and Life Recital Hall, Challenges to Interfaith Collaboration

  • Arie Kizel (University of Haifa)
  • Louis Komjathy (University of San Diego)
  • Nun Katherine Weston (Superior, St. Xenia Metochion Monastery)

8:30 p.m.: Reception

Friday, April 5:
9-10 a.m.: Workshops I

  • "How to engage Holocaust education outside the Jewish domain?" (Arie Kizel)
  • "Developing a Contemplative Approach to Interreligious Dialogue" (Louis Komjathy)
  • "Encountering the Other: Race, Faith, and Culture" (Nun Katherine Weston)

10:30 a.m.: Interfaith Chapel, Center for Faith and Life
11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.: Workshops II

  • "How to take Holocaust education outside the Jewish domain?"  (Arie Kizel)
  • "Developing a Contemplative Approach to Interreligious Dialogue" (Louis Komjathy)
  • "Encountering the Other: Race, Faith, and Culture" (Nun Katherine Weston)

12:30-1:30 p.m.: Lunch
2-3 p.m.: Interfaith Worships I

  • Shamanistic Journey (Amy Chicos, Decorah)
  • Zen Meditation (Laura Myoko Demuth, DZC)
  • Hindu Worship (Pt Upreti, Hindu Temple and Cultural Center Des Moines)

3:15-4:15 p.m.: Interfaith Worships II

  • Shamanistic Journey (Amy Chicos, Decorah)
  • Zen Meditation (Laura Myoko Demuth, DZC)
  • Hindu Worship (Pt Upreti, Hindu Temple and Cultural Center Des Moines)

4:30-5:30 p.m.: Dinner
6 p.m.: Special Topic Event, Olin 102, Religious Bigotry and Interfaith Collaboration in the Midwest

  • Timothy Knepper (Drake University)
  • Local politician or human rights activist (TBD)

7:30 p.m.: Reception

Saturday, April 6:
8:30-9:30 a.m.: Student Panels I
9:45-10:45 a.m.: Student Panels II
11 a.m.-12 p.m.: Student Panels III
12:30-1:30 p.m.: Lunch, Baker Commons
1:45-3:15 p.m.: IFYC - Interfaith Fundamentals, Baker Commons
3:30-5 p.m.: IFYC - Story Telling, Baker Commons