People Notes: December 2016

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Robert G. Davis, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES,
assistant professor of theology, presented “Historicizing Religious Experience in the Human Sciences” at the 2016 American Academy of Religion and Society for Biblical Literature Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA, in November.

Emanuel Fiano, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES,
assistant professor of theology, presented “A Communion of Genius: Ecclesiology and Intellectual Practices as Loci for the Pairing of Christianity and Judaism in Late Antiquity” and “The Theory of Names of the Gospel of Truth” at the 2016 American Academy of Religion and Society for Biblical Literature Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA, in November.

Jeanne Flavin, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES,
professor of sociology, presented on physicians’ ethical duties to their pregnant patients entitled “Do No Harm Like You Mean It” at the National Harm Reduction Conference in San Diego on November 4, 2016, and delivered a related presentation, “Doing Harm: When Health Care Providers Report New and Expecting Mothers to the Police and other Authorities,” at the University of Chicago Medical School as part of a MacLean Center seminar series on reproductive ethics on October 12, 2016. She has also accepted an invitation to serve on the Reproductive Justice Curriculum Advisory Board of the University of Michigan Medical School.

Sarit Kattan Gribetz, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES,
assistant professor of theology, presented “Women as Readers of the Nag Hammdi Codices” and “Numbers 5, Mishnah Sotah, and Reflections on Violence and Empowerment in Rabbinic Texts about Women” at the 2016 American Academy of Religion and Society for Biblical Literature Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA, in November.

Elizabeth A. Johnson, C.S.J., ARTS AND SCIENCES,
distinguished professor of theology, participated in a session entitled “Elizabeth A. Johnson: An Eco-Theological Conversation on Creation, Cosmos, and Care” at the 2016 American Academy of Religion and Society for Biblical Literature Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA, in November.

Kathryn Kueny, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES,
professor of theology, presented “Seeing Alzheimer’s Disease through Medieval Muslim Visions of Memory, Mind, and Body” and “Generating Life from Wind, Slime, and Heat: Reflections on a Feminist Hermeneutic in Medieval Muslim Adab Literature” at the 2016 American Academy of Religion and Society for Biblical Literature Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA, in November.

Michael Peppard, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES,
associate professor of theology, presented “Baptized or Illuminated? Reconsidering Terminology for Sites and Rites of Initiation” and was a respondent for the Art and Religions of Antiquity panel review session of his book, The World’s Oldest Church: Bible, Art and Ritual at Dura Europos, Syria (Yale University) at the 2016 American Academy of Religion and Society for Biblical Literature Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA, in November.

Kathryn Reklis, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES,
assistant professor of theology, presented “The Aesthetic Education of Theology: Theology and the Humanities in the 20th Century” and was a panelist for “Performing Secularities: Futurity, Time, and Post-Secular Television” at the 2016 American Academy of Religion and Society for Biblical Literature Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA, in November.

Barry Rosenfeld, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES,
professor of psychology, co-authored “Full Information Maximum Likelihood Estimation for Latent Variable Interactions With Incomplete Indicators” in the November 2016 issue of Multivariate Behavioral Research.

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