"The Labyrinth in Religion and the Arts" Conference to be Held on May 1, 2013 at 11:30 am in Obal Hall on Lodi campus

The English Department and the Library of Felician College, in conjunction with Bergen Community College, are sponsoring a conference on the meaning of “The Labyrinth in Religion and the Arts” on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 on the Lodi campus.



The Labyrinth in Religion and the Arts


Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Felician College

262 South Main St., Lodi New Jersey

Lecture Hall in Obal Hall

11:30 AM to 2:30 PM


Welcome-- Sr. Rosita Brennan, Provost and Academic Dean, FC

Introduction to the Labyrinth—Dr. Sherida Yoder, English, FC

The Labyrinth in the Visual Arts—Prof. Paul Glassman, Director of Library Services, FC

My Experience in the Labyrinth—Prof. Margaret Johnston, Lecturer in Philosophy and Religion, BCC

Spiritual Tool or Path to Perdition?—Dr. George Cronk, Chair of Philosophy and Religion, BCC

Literature of the Labyrinth: An Historical Review —Prof. Cara Scotto, Information Literacy and Outreach Librarian, FC

Jorge Luis Borges’ Labyrinth—Dr. Anthony Demarest, English, FC

Ariadne’s Thread: Classical and Medieval —Dr. Margaret Gardineer, English, FC

Metaphorical Labyinths in Fantomina or Love in a Maze—Dr. Peter Craft, English, FC

The Spiritual, Emotional, and Moral Labyrinth in Jane Eyre—Dr. Sherida Yoder, English, FC

Can Midcentury Modernism Find its Way Out of the Labyrinth?—Dr. Jeffery Blanchard, English, FC

Digital Labyrinths and Meditative Play—Dr. Kristen Abbey, English, FC

Closing Remarks 

Light refreshments will be served.


Please come to all or part of this interesting event!