|8:30 9:00||Continental Breakfast|
|9:00 9:15||Welcome and Introductions (Markus Rathey, ISM)|
|9:15 10:30||Concepts of Art and Religion I: Historical Perspectives|
|Robin A. Leaver (Westminster Choir College): Concio et Cantio: The Counterpoint of Theology and Music in Lutheran Perceptions from Praetorius to Bach|
|Elizabeth Kramer (University of West Georgia): A Religion of Art? Music and the Divine in Early Nineteenth-Century Kunstreligion|
|10:45 12:30||Paradigm France: Society and Religious Discourse|
|Lisa Hooper (Indiana University): The Religious Discourse of the Cantate Spirituelle in Versailles Education, 1708-1721|
|Kristy Riggs (Columbia University): Exoticism Redefined in Berliozs LEnfance du Christ|
|Catrina Flint de Médicis (McGill University): Joseph Pothiers Frozen Lips: Musical Ventriloquy and Nineteenth-Century Sacred Music Reform in France|
|12:30 2:00||Lunch Break|
|2:00 3:15||Concurrent Sessions|
|a) Analysis and Musical Meaning|
|Edward Green (Manhattan School of Music): Mozarts Requiem, the Saturation of Chromatic Space, and the Theology of Death as Continuation|
|Christopher White (University of Kentucky): Analysis of Scriabin's Pseudo-Christian Forms: The Prolongation of Scriabin's Mystic Chord in the White Mass and Black Mass Sonatas|
|b) Religion and Nation I|
|Bogumila Mika (University of Silesia): Bogurodzica Song to the Virgin|
|Connie Lau (Stanford University): The Political and Religious Contexts of Luigi Cherubinis Requiem in C minor|
|3:30 4:45||Concurrent Sessions|
|a) Popular Music and the Sacred|
|Kevin Holm-Hudson (University of Kentucky): Matisyahu: Proclaiming and Reclaiming the Psalms with Beats|
|David H. Perkins (Vanderbilt University): Hell Yeah!: Pairing Southern Religion and Punk Aesthetics in the Construction of American Gothic Music|
|b) Religion and Nation II|
|Eftychia Papanikolaou (Miami University): Religion and Nationalism in Franz Liszts Hungarian Coronation Mass|
|Daniel Grimminger (independent scholar): Faithful to the End: Pennsylvania Tune Books and German Ethnic Identity in Kirche and Singschule|
|5:00 6:30||Keynote: Thomas H. Troeger, Lantz Professor of Christian Communication (Yale Divinity School and Yale Institute of Sacred Music)|
|8:30 9:00||Continental Breakfast|
|9:00 10:45||Concurrent Sessions|
|a) Johann Sebastian Bach|
|Stephen A. Crist (Emory University): Theology and Musical Conventions in the Arias of J. S. Bach|
|Mark Peters (Trinity Christian College): A Womans Voice in Sacred Baroque Music: Mariane von Ziegler as Cantata Librettist|
|John Sall & Edward Latham (Temple University): Key Relationship and Musical Meaning in Bachs St John Passion|
|b) Olivier Messiaen|
|Christopher Dingle (Birmingham Conservatoire): Symbols, Tam Tams and Wisdom: The Influence of Vatican II and Transcendence in Messiaens La Transfiguration de Notre-Seigneur, Jésus-Christ|
|Vincent Benitez (Pennsylvania State University): The Influence of Saint Thomas Aquinas's Summa Theologiae on the Compositional Aesthetic of Olivier Messiaen|
|Andrew Shenton (Boston University): Messiaen The Theologian: Exegesis and Enterprise in La Nativité du Seigneur|
|11:00 1:00||Concepts of Art and Religion II: Contemporary Perspectives|
|Peter Mercer-Taylor (University of Minnesota): Hymnody and the Problem of Musical Signification|
|Michelle Stearns (University of St. Andrews): Theology and Musical Space: Arnold Schoenberg, Jeremy Begbie and the Conception of Unity.|
|Richard Wattenbarger (La Salle University): Musicology for the Church|
Sessions will be held in the Great Hall of the Institute of Sacred Music (409 Prospect Street). Specific information on the location of paper sessions will be made available to registrants prior to the conference. Conference information packets, including the conference program and a map of the Yale campus, will be provided at check in.
Guest rooms have been arranged at the New Haven Hotel (229 George Street, New Haven, CT) in downtown New Haven (http://www.newhavenhotel.com, tel: 1-800-NH-Hotel). The nightly room rate at the New Haven Hotel is $105 per room (single or double), plus tax. The rate is a special Yale rate, please indicate your participation in the conference upon reservation.
If you wish to investigate other hotel options please reference the following link for a guide to local inns and hotels:http://www.yale.edu/gateways/visitors.html
TweedNew Haven Airport is served by US Airways. Local taxi service, Metro Cab (203.777.7777), is available at the airport. Connecticut Limousine Service (800.472.5466) to New Haven is available from Bradley, Kennedy, LaGuardia, and Newark airports.
At New Haven take I-91 North to left-hand Exit 6, Willow Street. At the end of the exit ramp, turn right on Willow Street and follow to the end. Turn right on Whitney Avenue, drive one-half block, and turn left on Canner Street. Follow Canner Street to Prospect street (a distance of two blocks) and turn left onto Prospect. The entrance to the Divinity School is approximately 1 block down Prospect on the left.
Take exit 6, Willow Street, a right-hand exit, and follow the directions above.
Take Amtrak or Metro-North to New Haven. From the New Haven train station take a taxi to 409 Prospect Street.