GROVE CITY Christian writers set session
The conference will explore various aspects of postmodernism.
GROVE CITY, Pa. -- The Grove City College English Department will sponsor the fourth annual Christian Writers Conference with the theme "Christianity, Literature & amp; the Postmodern Mind" on March 25-26.
The conference will explore the nature of postmodernism as well as responses from both literary and Christian perspectives.
The featured speakers will be Dr. Peter Augustine Lawler, a professor of government at Berry College in Mount Berry, Ga., and Dr. R. V. Young, a professor of English at North Carolina State University.
The schedule includes:
U9:30 a.m. March 25: "The Modern Pursuit of Happiness and the Return of the Creature" by Lawler, Harbison Chapel.
U2:30 p.m. March 25: "Harold Bloom: The Critic as Gnostic" by Young, Hall of Arts and Letters.
U7 p.m. March 25: "Postmodernism Rightly Understood" by Lawler, Hall of Arts and Letters.
U9 a.m. March 26: "Withered Stumps of Time: T.S. Eliot's 'The Waste Land' and Mythic Disillusion" by Young. Hall of Arts and Letters.
U11 a.m. March 26: "Was Aristophanes the First Postmodern Thinker? Thoughts on his Deconstruction of Socrates" by Lawler, Hall of Arts and Letters.
U2 p.m. March 26 - Panel, including Young and Lawler, on "Lost in the Cosmos: Walker Percy's Christian Critique of Postmodernism," Hall of Arts and Letters.
U3:30 p.m. March 26 - Student presentations, "Christianity, Literature and Postmodern Theory" by Brandon Carper, a senior from Washington, Pa.; Sonia Kanigel, a senior from Rockaway, N.J.; Clare Odom, a junior from Terrell, Texas; and Andrew Perrin, a senior from Batavia, Ohio, Hall of Arts and Letters.
U6 p.m. March 26 - Banquet with the lecture "Spiritual Freedom and Political Tyranny in 'Julius Caesar' and 'Hamlet'" by Young, Mary Anderson Pew Dining Hall. Cost for dinner is $15, with advance payment and reservations requested. Call (724) 458-3301.