Program

Friday, October 6 Andrews Hall 101

6 – 7 pm Registration / 7 – 8 pm Public Lecture
Prof. Anthony P. Bale, University of London
“Pilgrims’ books: The Pilgrim Libraries Project”

8 – 9 pm Reception (Integrated Science Center III - Lobby)

Saturday, October 7 Tyler Hall
8-8:30 - Continental breakfast (Tyler Lobby)
 
8:30 – 10 am

Tyler 123: Camino Avatars in Italy / G. Chouin (Wm & Mary), presider

  • C. Granda, “Don’t Sweat the Camino: A Virtual Reality Experience”
  • K. Daily, “The Revival of the Via Francigena: Why the Pilgrims are Returning”
  • A. Palumbo, “Santiago de Compostela and Monte Sant’Angelo: two shrines, two routes and two historical and anthropological contexts”

Tyler 133: Pilgrimage in Body & Spirit / (Wm & Mary) presider

  • M. Hasbrouck, "The More Things Change the More They Stay the Same: Reflections and Images from the Camino from 1995-2017"
  • C. Slagter, "Camino de Santiago: Babel or Pentecost"

Tyler 134: Pilgrims in Pain: Walking It Off / J. Barber (Wm & Mary) presider

  • D. Perkins, “Pilgrimage and Spiritual Healing for Post-9/11 Veterans”
  • R. Bower, “‘You Trudge the Road of Happy Destiny:’ Pilgrimage and Addiction Recovery”
  • K. Rennyson, “Pilgrims on El Camino de Santiago: Injury and Spirituality”
10 – 10:30 am Refreshments, Student Poster Presentations, Tyler Hall
  • Cristopher Newport Univ.
    Being and Becoming on Pilgrimage: Walking as Reflection and Interaction with Culture and Identity: Michael Costas, Emma Walsh, Sibel Bundy, Corbyn Hale, William Rhondeau, William Sweeney, Cristina Rowe, Lauren Schaaf, Kira Nelson, Stephen Madison
  • Augustana College
    Pilgrim-Scholars: Interdisciplinary Research on the Camino de Santiago: Sarah Lipps, Laura Zeno, Eleni Metrou, Ashley Marcinkus, Carli Schwanebeck, Shannon Snyder
  • William & Mary
    Pilgrimage Portfolios: Interpretations of internal and external identity on the Camino

10:30 am – 12 noon

Tyler 123: Women’s Ink / L. Talbot (Roanoke College) presider

  • M. Dunn, “It’s My Dime – Self-Publishing Pilgrim Stories in the Late 19th Century”
  • C. Dollmeyer, “What Contemporary Spanish Women Write (and Don’t Write) About Their Pilgrimage to Santiago”
  • A. Hesp, “Bodily Inscriptions: Women's Tattoos from the Camino de Santiago”

Tyler 134: Pilgrimage in Distant Parts / D. García-Donoso (Catholic Univ. of America) presider

  • I. McIntosh, “Pilgrimage and Religious Tourism in China”
  • J. Farley, “Eastern and Western Pilgrimages: The Process of Becoming”
Tyler 133: Pilgrims of the Past / M. Havard (Augustana) presider
  • D. García-Donoso, “Walking to Remember: Emerging Cultures of Passing and Commemoration in Contemporary Spanish Literature”
  • M. Gabriel Rosario “¿From Ramera to Romera? Uncovering the Pilgrimage of La pícara Justina”
  • P. Pastrana-Pérez, “The Intersection of Pilgrimage and Violence: A Study of the Forces behind Personal Displacement”
12 noon – 1 pm Box Lunches Provided (Tyler Lobby)

 

1 – 2 pm

Tyler 134 - Transformative Travel and Study Abroad

  • Organized and moderated by Kathleen Jenkins:
    Jennifer Beckham-Méndez (Sociology), Jim Barber (School of Education)
    Jim Barber (School of Education, Wm & Mary)

Tyler 123 - “What is Pilgrimage?”

  • Organized and moderated by Robert Nickerson:
    E. Moore Quinn (Sociology & Anthropology, College of Charleston), George Greenia (Modern Languages, Wm & Mary), Ian McIntosh (Anthropology, Indiana Univ.-Purdue Univ. Indianapolis)
2:15 – 3:45 pm

Tyler 123: Avatars of Transcendence / N. Blanco Mourrelle (Wm & Mary) presider

  • J. Suárez Otero, “Al final del Camino: ciudad, peregrinación y conflicto social en la Baja Edad Media”
  • M. Taín Guzmán, “The Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela and the rites of pilgrimage in the ‘devotional’ travel accounts of Prince Cosimo III de' Medici”
  • M. Dunn and L. Talbot, “Leaving Behind the Yellow Arrows and Entering the Information Superhighway: Mapping the Way From Note Cards to a Digital Database”

Tyler 134: Pilgrimage Pedagogy / A. Hesp (Virignia Tech) presider

  • T. Sienkewicz & R. Harrod, “Teaching Pilgrimage in a Sacred Spaces Course”
  • J. Pitts, “Distracted: An Undergraduate General Education Course on Pilgrimage”
  • T.D. Friesen, “The Hospitalero Side of the Pilgrim Experience”
Tyler 133: Types and Taxonomies / M.B. Harris (Wm & Mary) presider
  • R. Nickerson “Analysis of Pilgrimage Types Based on a Taxonomy of Pilgrimage”
  • † Nicole Bourque and Robert E. Wright “The Camino de Santiago as a Fad”

3:45 – 4:15 pm Refreshments, Student Poster Presentations (Tyler Lobby)
  • Cristopher Newport Univ.
    Being and Becoming on Pilgrimage: Walking as Reflection and Interaction with Culture and Identity: Michael Costas, Emma Walsh, Sibel Bundy, Corbyn Hale, William Rhondeau, William Sweeney, Cristina Rowe, Lauren Schaaf, Kira Nelson, Stephen Madison
  • Augustana College
    Pilgrim-Scholars: Interdisciplinary Research on the Camino de Santiago: Sarah Lipps, Laura Zeno, Eleni Metrou, Ashley Marcinkus, Carli Schwanebeck, Shannon Snyder
  • William & Mary
    Pilgrimage Portfolios: Interpretations of internal and external identity on the Camino
4:15 – 5:45 pm

Tyler 133: Myths of Place and Movement /  A. Varo, presider

  • B. Bouldrey “The Spectacular Austerities”
  • K. Redick, “Aesthetic Tourism versus Aesthetic Sojourning on the Appalachian Trail”
  • P. Loughery, “Exploring the Magical: Pilgrimage and the Enchantment of Place”
Tyler 134: Pilgrims in Distant Places / I. McIntosh (Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis) Presider
  • Kathryn Barush, “Singing Upon England’s Mountains Green: A Walk with the British Pilgrimage Trust’”
  • Cristina Carter “The Venezuelan Pilgrimage to Mount Sorte”

Tyler 123: “Preparing Future Pilgrims: Less Can Be More” / L. Signori (College of Charleston) presider

  • A. Smith, “Mapping Culture on the Camino de Santiago”
  • L. Signori, “Short-term study abroad on the Camino de Santiago”

6-7 pm Concert in Ewell Recital Hall
  • Tomás Lozano, “Ballads of Spain”
7 pm Muscarelle Museum - Dinner for Symposium Participants

 

Sunday, October 8 Tyler Hall
 8-8:30 - Continental Breakfast (Tyler Lobby)

8:30 – 10 am

Tyler 133: Catholic Traditions / D. Moretti-Langholtz (Wm & Mary) presider

  • C. Morgan “The Road to Emmaus: Accompanying Emerging Adults on the Way to Continual Conversion”
  • D. DeGraaf, “The Transforming Power of Metaphors: Study Abroad as Pilgrimage”
  • W. Peterson, “Modern Catholic Pilgrim: From Idea to Pilgrimage”

Tyler 134: Negotiated Faith / A. Angelov (Wm & Mary) presider

  • P. Smith-Eppig, “Experiential Ecology of Pilgrimage”
  • M. Havard, “Interpersonal Conflict Among Pilgrims: The Nature and Limits of Communitas”
  • M. Baldridge, “Power, Privilege, and Justice: Examining Today’s Issues from the Camino de Santiago”

Tyler 123: Other Times & Territories / P. Daileader (Wm & Mary) presider

  • M. Eaverly, “Parthenon, Pilgrimage, and Panathenaia: A Re-examination of Archaic Greek Votive Statues”
  • B. Spaeth, “The Spring of Upper Peirene in Roman Corinth and the Problem of Pilgrimage in the Ancient World”
  • A. Brouillette, SJ “The ‘ideal type’ of (Christian) pilgrimage: A phenomenological proposal”
10:30 – 12 am

Tyler 134: Pilgrim Paradigms / C. Levesque, presider

  • Mary DeJong, “The Treasure: How Pilgrimage Cultivates a Connection to Place through Permanence”
  • Éric Laliberté, “The Way: a ‘post-religious’ pilgrimage?”
  • Ryan Stryffeler, “Walking in Two Worlds: Visual Depictions of the Spiritual in The Way (2010)”

Tyler 113: Professors and Student Pilgrims / B. Gómez-Acuña & S. Holland Barlar (Elmhurst College & Wheaton College) presiders

  • B. Gómez-Acuña, Michael Savage, O. Vázquez and J. Kolb, “Discovering the Camino de Santiago for Grades 9-12: Development of an Extended Multidisciplinary Unit Plan”
  • S. Barlar, “Cultural Immersion and Character Formation in Student Groups on the Camino de Santiago”
  • F. Sánchez, “Language Learning and Personal Development on the Camino”

Tyler 123: The Power of Walking / A. Smith (The Citadel) presider

  • Mark Minster, “The Body, and the Body of the World: Walking as Pilgrimage”
  • Anne Leonard, “Walking as embodied learning: finding the ‘ped’ in pedagogy”
  • V. Fineberg, "Camino-Pilgrim Authentication: Applying Cyber Security Principles to Finding the Way"
The Institute for Pilgrimage Studies gratefully acknowledges its Benefactors

 

  • American Pilgrims on the Camino
  • Xacabeo Galicia
  • La Tienda
  • Embassy of Spain
  • WrightSocks
  • College of William & Mary
    Office of the Dean of Arts & Sciences / Joel Schwartz, Dean of Interdisciplinary Studies and Director of the Roy R. Charles Center / Stephen Hanson, Vice Provost for International Affairs and Director Reves Center for International Studies / Aaron De Groft, Director of the Muscarelle Museum