At long last, we can announce the full slate of breakout sessions at our upcoming conference in NYC. They are as follows:

  • I’m New Here! What’s Going On? – RJ Heijmen
  • Introducing The Fundamentals – Jacob Smith
  • What’s My Faction? (Teen) Angst in Dystopian Young Adult Fiction & Film – Deborah Leighton
  • National Lampoon: Stephen Colbert and the Ancient Pulpit of Satire – Ethan Richardson
  • The Uglier Ditch: First-Century Love in the Present Tense – Jono Linebaugh
  • Grace in Identity-Induced Despair: The Literature of Reynolds Price – Win Bassett
  • Ye Who Are Heavy Laden: Anxiety, Suffering, and the Gospel – Lauren Larkin
  • The Passion of the Childish Gambino: Online Honesty and Instagram Authenticity – Bryan Jarrell
  • Arrested Development in Flannery O’Connor – Will McDavid
  • It Can’t Mean That: The Terrible Parables of Christ – Nick Lannon

Keep an eye open for previews of each of the breakouts, which we’ll be rolling out in the coming weeks. One final exciting detail to add is that The Rev. John Zahl will be serving as our conference chaplain this year! For more information, or to pre-register, click here.

Also, today is the final day to sign up for our mailing list if you would like to receive a free copy of the first issue of The Mockingbird. They ship first thing next week!