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Marylhurst Presenters Featured at Conference

The Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies Department will be well represented at the annual Pacific Northwest American Academy of Religion conference, to be held May 3 – 5, 2013 at Seattle University.

Dr. Susan G. Carter, interim department chair, will present on The Mirror: Spiritual Symbol and Icon in Literature and Art throughout the Ages in the Arts and Religion section, which she also co-chairs.

Carol Ferris, student in the MAIS program, will present in the Asian and Comparative Studies section on her work, Ritual Divination and the Mandate of Heaven in Early Dynastic China.

Kirk Caudle, MAIS alum, will co-chair a special topic session on Mormon Studies and present a paper titled Salvation is Now: Joseph Smith and Salvation through the Recollection of Pre-existent Knowledge.

As a learned society and professional association of teachers and research scholars, the American Academy of Religion has more than 10,000 members who teach in some 1,000 colleges, universities, seminaries and schools in North America and abroad. The academy is dedicated to furthering knowledge of religion and religious institutions in all their forms and manifestations. This is accomplished through academy-wide and regional conferences and meetings, publications, programs and membership services.

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