PTN Conference Information

Political Theology Network Inaugural Conference

Emory Conference Center

 

Thursday February 15 - Saturday February 17, 2018

Online registration is now closed, but on-site registration is available. Please bring a check made out to Villanova University to the conference for on site registration.

The full conference registration fee is $360.

Meeting location

Emory Conference Center Hotel

1615 Clifton Rd NE

Atlanta, GA 30329

404-712-6000

 

Ground transportation between the airport and the hotel

Airport Shuttle

Transportation from the airport to the hotel is available from Atlanta Superior Shuttle. Please visit the Atlanta Superior Shuttle website for rate information and reservations. Shuttle service from the airport departs from the Ground Transportation Center. 

Public Transportation

It is possible to get to the hotel on MARTA. From Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport take a northbound train to the Lindbergh Station. From Lindbergh take the #6 bus directly to the hotel. See MARTA to plan your ride.

Ride sharing

Lyft and Uber serve Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.  Arrivals at one of the domestic terminals can follow signs to the South Economy Lot and meet their rides there.  Arrivals at the international terminal can meet their rides at Arrivals.

Taxis

Taxis can be picked up near the baggage claim, just past the entrance to the MARTA station.  A taxi from the airport to the Emory Conference Center Hotel will probably cost about $50.00.

For more information about airport options, see http://apps.atl.com/passenger/groundtransportation/default.aspx.

For driving directions to the hotel, see http://www.emoryconferencecenter.com/map-and-directions.htm.

 

Please see the below for the draft schedule. 

Thursday Febraury 15, 2018

 

 

2:00pm-3:45pm

Welcome 

Vincent Lloyd (Villanova) and Ted Emory (Emory)

Emory Room
 

Keynote Panel 1

Cathleen Kaveny (Law and Theology, Boston College)

Hussein Ali Agrama (Anthrolpology, Univeristy of Chicago)

Moderated by Andrea White (Union Theological Seminary)

 
4:00pm-5:30pm Concurrent Session 1 Rooms as assigned in breakout schedule
5:45pm-6:45pm

Activist Keynote 1

Anton Flores (Atlerna Community)

Moderated by Silas Allard (Emory)

Emory Room

Friday Febraury 16, 2018

 

 

7:00am-9:00am Breakfast at Emory Conference Center  
9:00am-10:30am

Keynote Panel 2

M. Shawn COpeland (Theology, Boston College)

Elettra Stimilli (Philosophy, Saprienza, Rome)

Moderated by Keri Day (Princeton Theological Seminary)

Emory Room
10:45am-12:15pm Concurrent Session 2 Rooms as assigned in breakout schedule
12:15pm-1:30pm Lunch at Emory Conference Center  
1:45pm-3:15pm Concurrent Session 3 Room as assigned in breakout schedule
3:30pm-5:30pm Concurrent Session 4 Room as assigned in breakout schedule
5:45pm-6:45pm

Activist Keynote 2

Houria Boutildja (Parti des Indigènes de la République)

Moderated by Elliot Ratzman (Lawrence)

Emory Room
  Dinner on your own  

Saturday Febraury 17, 2018

 

7:00am-9:00am Breakfast at Emory Conference Center  
9:00am-11:00am Concurrent Session 5 Room as assigned in breakout schedule
11:15am-12:30pm

Facilitated conversation about future work of

the Political Theology Network

Emory Room
12:30pm-2:00pm Lunch at Emory Conference Center