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2011 Conference

Classrooms, Curricula, and Contexts:
Vocation, Higher Education, and the Formation of Religious and Moral Identities 

Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI
October 6, 2011

Conference Schedule




10:30 – 11:00 a.m.

Registration; Refreshments


11:00 a.m. – noon

Virtue Formation at a Christian College: Remembrance
through Forgetfulness

Dr. Umit Dhuga, Classics Department, Calvin College

Noon – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch (Included)

Lunch “hosts” to facilitate follow up conversation of Dr. Dhuga’s talk

1:00 – 1:45 p.m.

Transforming Colleges and Universities for Moral Development: A Discussion with Dr. Perry Glanzer

Dr. Perry Glanzer, Educational Foundations, Baylor University

Panel Respondents: TBD

1:45 – 2:15 p.m.

Refreshment break


2:15 – 3:15 p.m.

Faith and Understanding: What do Social Scientists Know about Higher Education and the Religious Lives of Students?

Dr. Jonathan Hill, Sociology Department, Calvin College

3:15 – 4:00 p.m.

Bringing Today Back Home

Small group reflections; “lunch hosts” to serve as small group facilitators


Contact Information

For more information, please contact Cheryl Brandsen, Academic Dean for the Social Sciences and Contextual Disciplines and Professor of Sociology at (616) 526-7322 or