The 13th Annual UVU Mormon Studies Conference–The Expanded Canon: Perspectives on Mormonism & Sacred Texts April 4-5, 2013

From Brian Birch–See here.

The Expanded Canon
Perspectives on Mormonism & Sacred Texts

April 4-5, 2013
UVU Library Lecture Hall (LI120)  

Schedule of Events  

Thursday, April 4

8:15 – 8:30 a.m. – Welcome

8:30 – 9:45 a.m.

Mormons Reading Scripture 

“On the Literal Reading of Scripture”
James Faulconer

”Reading Mormon Women Back Into the Prophetic Line”
Claudia Bushman

”Waning Primacy of Printed Scripture in Mormonism:
Gutenberg to E-Scripture”
Blair van Dyke
10:00 – 10:50 a.m.  
Keynote Address

“Past, Present and Personal:
The Councillary Character of Mormon Scripture.”
David Holland

11:00 – 12:00 p.m.
Panel Discussion

James Faulconer, Claudia Bushman, Blair van Dyke, and David Holland

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. – Break for Lunch

1:00 – 2:15 p.m.
Adding to the Canon: The Book of Mormon 

“The Gold Plates and Devotional Reading of the Book of Mormon”
Richard Bushman

“The Book of Mormon as Post-canonical Canon”
Grant Hardy

“Restoring the Original Text of the Book of Mormon”
Royal Skousen 

2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Adding to the Canon: The Doctrine & Covenants

“Relishing the Revisions: The Doctrine and Covenants and the Revelatory Process”
Grant Underwood

“How long can rolling waters remain impure?” Literary Aspects of the Doctrine and Covenants
Richard Dilworth Rust

3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Panel Discussion
Richard Bushman, Grant Hardy, Royal Skousen,  Grant Underwood, Richard Dilworth Rust

6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Friday, April 5th

8:30 – 8:45 a.m. – Welcome

8:45 – 9:50 a.m. 

The Role of Scripture and the
Challenge of the Pearl of Great Price

“The Pearl of Great Price: Its Ascendancy and Legitimation”
Brian Hauglid

“‘The Book Which Thou Shalt Write’: Higher Criticism and the Book of Moses”
David Edward Bokovoy

10:00 – 10:50 a.m.
Keynote Address

“Different Print Cultures  Spawning Different Books of Mormon”
Paul Charles Gutjahr

11:00 – 11:50 a.m.
Panel Discussion
Brian Hauglid, David Edward Bokovoy, and Paul Charles Gutjahr

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. – Break for Lunch 

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Roundtable Discussion:
Global Mormonism 
 & Global Christianity
Orem Institute of Religion

2:10 – 3:30 p.m.  
An Ever-Expanding Canon:
From Patriarchal Blessings to the
Proclamation on the Family

”Patriarchal Blessings in the Prophetic Development of Early Mormonism”
Gordon Shepherd

“Beyond the Canon: Authoritative Discourse in the Digital Age”
Brian Birch

“The Art of Scripture and Scripture as Art: The Proclamation on the Family and the Expanding Canon”
Boyd Petersen & David Scott

3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Panel Discussion
Gordon Shepherd, Brian Birch, Boyd Petersen, David Scott

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