PAPERS Resources

AAR Annual Meeting
San Diego, CA
November 23-26, 2019

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Online Program Book

Sessions
P23-104
Colloquium on Violence and Religion
Theme: Girard the Provocateur: Exploring Mimetic Escalation in Dangerous Times
Grant Kaplan, Saint Louis University, Presiding
Saturday - 9:00 AM-11:30 AM
Hilton Bayfront-Aqua 311A (Third Level)

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Charles K. Bellinger, Brite Divinity School
The Kierkegaard-Girard Option in a Polarized Age

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Artur Rosman, University of Notre Dame
Deceit, Desire, and the Kingdom

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Kevin L. Hughes, Villanova University
Religion, Identity, and the Catholic University: A Case of Mimetic Escalation

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P24-103
Colloquium on Violence and Religion
Theme: Mimesis and Sacrifice: Applying Girard's Mimetic Theory Across the Disciplines
Grant Kaplan, Saint Louis University, Presiding
Sunday - 9:00 AM-11:00 AM
Hilton Bayfront-Sapphire A (Fourth Level)

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Marcia Pally, New York University
Contemporary Notions of Sacrifice: Suicide Bomber or Social Glue?

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Anna Mercedes, College of Saint Benedict / Saint John's University
Does Christ Resist or Bow Out? Feminist Theology, Violence, and René Girard

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Wolfgang Palaver, University of Innsbruck
Sacrifice Between West and East: René Girard, Simone Weil, and Mahatma Gandhi on Violence and Non-Violence

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David Pan, University of California, Irvine
Immanuel Kant on Sacrifice and Morality

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Ilia Delio, Villanova University
Suffering and Sacrifice in an Unfinished Universe: A Challenge for "Techno-sapiens"

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