Shaun Casey, Director, Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and Public Affairs, and Professor, Georgetown University
"The Impact of Stone-Campbell Ideals: My Life in Political Work and Public Service"
"The Office of Religion and Global Affairs Under Barack Obama: My Perspective"
Jess Hale, Attorney with the Tennessee General Assembly. Former staff to a Tennessee Governor and a U.S. Senator
"Disciples of Public Tables: A Public Servant's View of SCM Engagement with Public Policy"
Richard Cherok, Professor of History, Ozark Christian College
"Citizen Campbell: Alexander Campbell and Early American Politics"
Open call for additional paper
More conference information including housing options, details, and registration info coming soon
Check-In and Registration begin 7:45 a.m. on Friday. Sessions run from Friday at 7:45 a.m. - 7 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Cost includes coffee breaks but no meals.
Check the SCJ website for any updated news as schedule develops
We invite your attendance and participation in the 2020 SCJ Conference. Here's what's in store in addition to the plenary sessions:
Parallel papers presented by attendees:
The first 35 paper topics submitted were guaranteed a presentation slot. (Deadline for submitting paper titles is January 20, 2020). Please contact Jeff Painter, Conference Parallel Paper Coordinator, at email@example.com.
The following study groups welcome inquiries (as of 10/2/2019)
Presenters have been decided for each study group. Contact Dawn Gentry, Dean of the Study Groups, [firstname.lastname@example.org] for more details or any possible openings due to cancellations.
Student paper competitions:
Junior/Senior or M.A./M.Div. All topics. Top Prize $2500 graduate school scholarships. Submissions: Les Hardin (email@example.com). See contest rules, also 10 scholarship-awarding schools. Paper Due: December 15, 2019
The Isaac Errett Award from the Disciples of Christ Historical Society. Graduate school students. Stone-Campbell historical topic. Price $250 cash. Submissions: Newell Williams (firstname.lastname@example.org). Paper Due: January 20, 2020
The 2020 SCJ Conference will be back at Johnson University, Knoxville, Tennessee. Physical campus address for navigation: 7900 Johnson Drive, Knoxville, TN 37998. The area is served by Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport.
Please note tiered deadlines for registration. ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES MARCH 8, 2020.
|Until 2/23/20||Until 3/8/20||On-Site|
|Member / Subscriber (current):||$60||$80||$90|
|Non-member (includes 1-year membership if not current)||$110||$130||$140|
|Student Member / Subscriber (current)||$30||$35||$40|
|Student Non-Member (includes 1-year membership)||$60||$65||$70|
All persons involved in the program for the conference must register.
In addition, Johnson University attendees pay reduced rates (free for students). Details on the registration form.
Conference registration includes attendance at all sessions, access to conferee-only discounted book sales, coffee and snack breaks, shuttle bus transportation, and on-site parking.