The Bible & Critical Theory Seminar

February 7-8, 2010

Dunedin, New Zealand

February 7, 2010

0930-1015   Roland Boer, University of Newcastle, NSW

The sadness of Friedrich Engels

1015-1100     Eric Repphun, University of Otago

The Monstrous Cinematic Christ: Biblical Narrative as ‘Supplement’ or ‘Multiple Opposite’?


1130-1215     John Barclay, University of Durham, UK

Paul and Alain Badiou

Lunch at The Bog


1300-1345    Christina Petterson, Macquarie University, NSW

Spirit and Matter in John

1345-1430     Robert J. Myles, University of Auckland

Dandy discipleship: A queering of Mark’s male disciples


1500-1545    Holly Randell-Moon, University of Newcastle, NSW

Left or Right? Religion and politics in Australia under the Howard and Rudd governments

1545-1630     Remy Low, University of Sydney, NSW

Submission in the War of Position:  Towards a Neo-Gramscian Reading of 1 Peter 2:18-21

Drinks and dinner at The Bog

The Bog has live music from 2000 on Sundays

February 8, 2010

0930-1015    Judith McKinlay, University of Otago

The Daughters of Zelophehad hanging out with Edward Gibbon Wakefield: What am I doing with them?

1015-1100     Moana Hall-Smith, St John’s College, Auckland/University of Otago

Divine colonization in the Book of Judges: A Maori woman’s ecological reading of Judges 19


1130-1215     Elaine Wainwright, University of Auckland

From Wilderness to Waterfront: The Play of Time and Space in an Ecological Reading of Matt 3-4

Lunch at The Bog

1300-1345    James Harding, University of Otago

The David and Jonathan narrative(s) as open text

1345-1430     Yael Klangwisan, Laidlaw College, Auckland

The Marine Lover & the Song of Songs

From 1430

Drinks at The Bog