Friday Evening, March 1, 2013

A special pre-symposium event:

An Evening With David Bentley Hart

Beauty, Being, and Kenosis: the Aesthetics of the Incarnation

Join us for a lecture and discussion with one of the most brilliant American theologians of our time.

7:30 PM — Calvary Chapel, Biola University

Saturday Morning, March 2, 2013


Sutherland Auditorium, Biola University

9:15 AM Introduction
Jonathan Anderson, Biola University
9:30 AM Why Cinema Storytelling Must Create Enchantment Out of Destruction: The Need to Experience Violence through the Imagination
Bobette Buster, Los Angeles, CA
10:05 AM Photographs as Collective Memories of War: Expectations and Surprises
Anne Wilkes Tucker, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
10:35 AM Coffee Break
10:55 AM Beauty, Form, and Violence
David Bentley Hart, Earlysville, VA
11:30 AM Discussion
Buster, Hart, & Tucker (moderated by Jonathan Anderson)
12:00 Noon Lunch Break (60 Minutes)

Join speakers and friends for conversation and food in the Andrew’s Banquet Room. Bring your own bag lunch or order a deli lunch or salad from Biola catering for $5.00. Vegan and gluten free options are available.

Saturday Afternoon, March 2, 2013


Sutherland Auditorium, Biola University

1:00 PM The Trembling Image: Alchemy Between Relational and Creative Formation in Contemporary Art
Lia Chavez, New York, NY
1:35 PM Being, Consciousness, Bliss: Beauty as Knowledge of God
David Bentley Hart, Earlysville, VA
2:10 PM Coffee Break
2:30 PM Wars Never End
Anne Wilkes Tucker, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
3:05 PM Can Peace Arise Without Conflict? Why Peace Revealed in Drama Must Not Be Sentimentalized
Bobette Buster, Los Angeles, CA
3:40 PM Discussion
Buster, Chavez, Hart, Tucker (moderated by Jonathan Anderson)
4:30-7:00 PM The Violent Bear It Away: 12 Artists Respond to Violence
Opening reception of Symposium Art Exhibition
Featuring the work of: Sonny Assu, Sandow Birk & Elyse Pignolet, Margarita Cabrera, Lia Chavez, Binh Danh, Luc Delahaye, André Goeritz, Amanda Hamilton, Nery Gabriel Lemus, Ira Lippke, Jes Schrom, and Samira Yamin
Curated by Jeff Rau
4:30 PM A Musical Exploration of the Resurrection of Christ: Ivan Moody's "Nocturne of Light" - A West-Coast Premier
Paul Barnes, Hixson-Lied Professor of Piano, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Elizabeth Larson, violin; Amanda Yang, violin; Andrew Duckles, viola; Marlin Owen, cello
Lansing Recital Hall, Conservatory of Music
Sponsored by the Torrey Honors Institute