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Schedule

Schedule

Saturday, January 23, 2016

8:00 – 8:45 Registration and coffee & pastries

8:45 – 9:00 Welcome talk – Kahena Viale

9:00 – 10:30 Session One

  • Armando “Murtagh An Doile” Marini – Elitism and Identity Formation in American Craft and Paganism: a Historical Perspective
  • Karen Tate – Goddess Spirituality as Liberation Thealogy (Reawakening Our Earliest Sacred Stories)

10:30-10:45 Break

10:45 -12:15 Session Two

  • Kellen Smith – Feminist Spirituality: From Counterculture Revolution to the Feminist Movement
  • Marie Cartier - Preview of *The Homofiles*- a documentary  directed by Kimberly Esslinger, co produced by Marie Cartier and Kimberly Esslinger

12:15 – 12:45 Lunch merging into…

12:45 – 2:00 Key Note Presentation: Gus DiZerega: Rethinking Social Justice in Accordance with Pagan Values

2:00 – 2:15 – Break

2:15 – 3:45 Session Three

  • Wendy Griffin – The Retelling
  • Annie Waters – Sustainability Must Embrace The Sacred

3:45 – 4:00 Break

4:00 – 5:30 Session Four

  • Marsha Scarbrough – Calling on the Orishas to heal racial injustice
  • Herleena Hunt – The Social Injustice of Mass Incarceration of People of Color; Can this be changed
  • Aline “M. Macha NightMare” O’Brien – Into the Labyrinth:  Finding the Way as a Volunteer in Abstruse Prison Culture

6:00 Ritual

 

Sunday, January 24, 2016

8:00 – 8:45 Registration and coffee & pastries

8:45 – 9:00 Welcome talk – Kahena

9:15 – 10:30 Session Five

  • Jeannette Lacey – Retirement, Community and Social Justice
  • Ayamanatara – Synthesizing the Dark Goddess and the God of Light on the Internet to Effect Social Justice

10:30-10:45 Break

10:45 -12:15 Session Six

  • Kimberly D. Kirner – Art, Study, and Service: Being a Druid and an Anthropologist Working for Justice
  • Kenneth Christensen – Saoshyantism From The Past To The Internet Age
  • Mark Cedar Love-Williamson – The Activist Witch; The Virtuous Witch

12:15 – 12:45  Lunch merging into…

12:45 – 2:00  Key Note Presentation: Nikki Bado: The Athame Cuts Both Ways: Pagan Responsibility and Social Justice

2:00 – 2:15 – Break

2:15 – 3:45 Session Seven

  • Kahena Dorothea Viale - Kali Dancing in Justice
  • Hannah Epstein - Pagan Clergy and Unpaid Emotional Labor
  • Joseph Futerman – Justice, Fairness, and Balance in Polytheist World

4:00 – 5:00 Session Eight – TBA