Thursday, October 23, 2014

9:00 a.m. Registration & Campus Tours McLane Stadium
11:00 a.m. Brunch featuring Robert Darden, "Nothing But Love in God's Water: Black Sacred Music From the Civil War to the Civil Rights Movement"
Sponsored by the Department of Journalism, Public Relations and New Media
McLane Stadium
12:45 p.m. Panel Discussion: Dr. James Abbington McLane Stadium
1:45 p.m. Break: Book Signing with Dr. James Abbington McLane Stadium
2:30 p.m. Dr. Emmett Price, "Singing the Sermon: Where Musicology Meets Homiletics"
Sponsored by the Kyle Lake Center for Effective Preaching at Truett Seminary
McLane Stadium
3:30 p.m. Break McLane Stadium
3:45 p.m. "Documenting History in Your Own Backyard: Tips on Preserving your Personal and Family Records" - A Workshop with Deborra Richardson
Sponsored by the Department of American Studies
McLane Stadium
5:15 p.m. Dinner McLane Stadium
7:00 p.m. Gospel Song Celebration with Dr. James Abbington
This event is open to the public. Tickets are not required.
Roxy Grove Hall

Friday, October 24, 2014

9:00 a.m. Dr. Stephen Newby, "Gospel Music's Articulation of Liberation Theology and Eschatology from Selected Works of Andrae Crouch and Walter Hawkins" McLane Stadium
10:00 a.m. Break McLane Stadium
10:15 a.m. Dr. Birgitta Johnson, "Old School Worship: Liturgical Re-Enactment as a Worship Arts Tool for Affirming Faith, Community and Identity in an Urban Megachurch" McLane Stadium
11:30 a.m. Luncheon & Keynote Address by Dr. Dwandalyn Reece
Co-sponsored by the Office of the Provost
McLane Stadium
1:15 p.m. Bob Marovich, "A City Called Heaven: Chicago and the Birth of Gospel Music" McLane Stadium
2:30 p.m. Dr. Tammy Kernodle, "Sacred Celluloid: The Gendering and Racialization of Gospel Through Film and Television" McLane Stadium
3:30 p.m. Presentation: Dr. Courtney Pace Lyons, "Prathia Hall: From Singing Freedom to Preaching the Dream" McLane Stadium
5:00 p.m. Dinner McLane Stadium
7:00 p.m. Combined Choirs Performance with Dr. James Abbington
Sponsored by the School of Music
This event is open to the public. Tickets are not required.
7th & James Baptist Church
7:30 p.m. Keynote Address: Dr. Bernice Johnson Reagon
This event is open to the public. Tickets are not required.
7th & James Baptist Church
8:30 p.m. Refreshments & Conversation
This event is open to the public. Tickets are not required.
7th & James Baptist Church

Saturday, October 25, 2014

10:00 a.m. Gospel Brunch & The Jones Family Singers in Concert
This event is open to the public. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online here.
McLane Stadium