MARIAL CENTER CLOSING CONFERENCE
Emory's Center for Myth and Ritual in American Life hosts an international conference on the future of the American family.
Imagine That! The Future of the American Family is free and open to the public. The keynote speaker is Judith Martin, also known as Miss Manners, who writes a syndicated national column on etiquette. She will talk about "the nuclear family explosion."
Thursday, Nov. 11, Jones Room, 3rd floor, Woodruff Library
9:30- 10 am:
10 am- noon:
Kathryn Yount (Moderator), Graham Allan (Keele University), Stephanie Coontz (Evergreen State University), Harald Welzer (KWI and CMR).
Noon-1 Lunch break (on your own)
Carla Freeman (Moderator), Jason DeCaro (University of Alabama), John Robinson (University of Maryland), Charles Darrah (San Jose State University).
3-3:15 pm: Break
3:15-4:45: Keynote address: Judith Martin (Miss Manners)
Friday, Nov. 12, Jones Room, 3rd floor, Woodruff Library
Marshall Duke (Moderator), Barbara Fiese (University of Illinois), Lesley A. Bleakney (MARIAL), Jens Kroh (KWI & CMR), Sophie Neunkirch (University of Luxembourg), Isabel Heinemann (University of Meunster).
11 am - 1 pm:
1-2 pm: Lunch on your own.
2-3:30: Keynote address: Lynn Spigel (Northwestern University)
3:30-3:34 pm: Break
5:45- 6 pm: Closing comments by Harald Welzer and Bradd Shore