Sunrise over the Wheat Field

Conference Day 2

Monday June 20th 2022

[Slight changes in the program are still possible!]

8:15 - 8:45

Wake Up Yoga

Morning yoga for everybody interested! Yoga instructor Tonia Schilling leads a yoga session every morning, suitable for all levels. (Bring a comfy outfit!)

9:00 - 10:30

Plenary III

Creativity? What?

Organizer: Michael Houseman, Chair: Sarah Pike, Discussants: Ronald Grimes, Carole Cusack, Sabina Magliocco, Nicolas Boissière.

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee Break

Coffee and refreshments @ the venue.

11:00 - 12:30

Panels and Workshops

Slot 3 : Two Films on Contemporary Ritual Creativity

Monika Salzbrunn: La Messa Partigiana. This short film shows the artist Simona Ugolotti reinventing the Catholic Mass in a carnivalesque way for the memory of female resistance fighters.

Renée De La Torre & Cristina Gutierrez: Altars of the Dead: Changing Heritage of a Mexican Tradition. The film describes how Day of the Dead rituals were adapted during the pandemic.

Commentators : Alessandro Testa, Ron Grimes.

Slot 4 : TBA

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch Break

Lunch for invited guests @ Restaurant Personnel État Fribourg BAD, Rue Joseph-Piller 13.

14:00 - 15:30

Plenary IV

Researching Ritual Creativity: Reflections on Fieldwork and Analysis

Chair: François Gauthier, Discussants: Sabina Magliocco, Eric Venbrux, Anna Fedele.

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee Break

Coffee and refreshments @ the venue.

15:30 - 17:00

Panels and Workshops

Slot 5: Connecting/Contesting: The Spiritual, Cultural and Political Effects of Neo-Pagan Ritual Creativity

Organizers: Renée De La Torre, Cristina Gutierrez and Yael Dansac, Discussants: Graham Harvey, Sabina Magliocco, Katri Ratia.

Slot 6 : Open Space, room 01.04.

18:30 - 20:00

Dinner and Networking

« Apéro Dînatoire » & Party for all conference participants @ Restaurant Les Menteurs, BlueFactory, Pass. du Cardinal 1.