Our 2019 Annual Meeting Program

San Diego, California, November 22-24, in conjunction with the annual meeting of the American Academy of Religion

Friday, November 22
7:00-9:00pm, Convention Center 24A (Upper Level East)
AAR Program: P22-504

Theme: Violence: Its Justification and Role in the Spiritual Life

Michael T. McLaughlin, Old Dominion University, Presiding


Graham M. Schweig, Christopher Newport University & Graduate Theological Union
Ted Ulrich, University of Saint Thomas
Patrick Beldio, Reunion Studios
Rita Sherma, Graduate Theological Union

Responding: Michael Stoeber, Regis College and University of Toronto

Saturday, November 23
7:30-8:30am, Hilton Bayfront, Indigo E (Second Level)
AAR Program: P23-100

Society for Hindu-Christian Studies Board Meeting

Kerry San Chirico, Villanova University, Presiding

Saturday, November 23
9:00am-11:30am, Hilton Bayfront, Aqua E (Third Level)
AAR Program: M23-103

Joint Session with the Dharma Academy of North America (DANAM)

Theme: Book Review Panel on Hindu Approaches to Spiritual Care: Chaplaincy in Theory and Practice, ed. Vineet Chander and Lucinda Mosher

Convener: Rita D. Sherma, Graduate Theological Union

Asha Shipman, Yale University, Presiding


Varun Khanna, University of Pennsylvania
Jeffery D. Long, Elizabethtown University
Ramdas Lamb, University of Hawai’i, Manoa
Kerry San Chirico, Villanova University

Responding: Vineet Chander, Princeton University, and Lucinda Mosher, Hartford Seminary

Sunday, November 24
9:00am-11:30am, Convention Center, 11A (Upper Level West)
AAR Program: P24-106

Theme: Intersection of Hindu-Christian Comparative Theology and Religious Pluralism

Anant Rambachan, Saint Olaf College, Presiding


Elaine Fisher, Stanford University
John Thatamanil, Union Theological Seminary
Reid Locklin, University of Toronto
Kalpesh Bhatt, University of Toronto

Responding: Francis X. Clooney, Harvard University

Society for Hindu-Christian Studies Business Meeting

Kerry San Chirico, Villanova University, Presiding