Here is a short presentation of conformed speakers at the CS Lewis Symposium at Iasi University, 7-8 Nov 2013:
Confirmed Speakers (Alphabetical order):
- Dr. Rodica Albu, Professor of English language and linguistics at Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iași, editor and co-author of the volume Inklings. Litera și spiritul (Inklings. The Letter and the Spirit), (2004) and the first translator of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe into Romanian (1993).
- Prof. Dr. Otniel Bunaciu, Dean, the School of Baptist Theology, University of Bucharest, National Director TCMII, Heiligenkreuz, NO, Austria
- Dr. Emanuel Conțac, Doctor in Philology, Lecturer at the Pentecostal Theological Institute, Bucharest, translator of the Works of C.S. Lewis: Surprised by Joy (2008, 2011), Fernseed and Elephants and other Essays on Christianity (2011), Meditations on the Psalms (in Press).
- Dr. Laura Carmen Cuțitaru, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Linguistics, Department of English, “Al.I.Cuza” University of Iasi, Romania
- Dr. Till Kinzel, Professor of English and American literature and culture University of Paderborn, Germany
- Prof. Dr. John Lotz, Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, Associate Professor at UMF, Iași
- Dr. Danuț Manastireanu, Director for Faith and Development in the Region of Eastern Europe and the Near East of World Vision International, associate professor at the Faculty of Evangelical Theology in Osijjek, Croatia and the International Theological Seminary, Prague.
- Dr. Mircea Paduraru, Associate Professor of Ethnology and Folklore, Department of Romanian Language and Literature and Comparative Literature, Department of Journalism and Communication Sciences at Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi
- Dr. Michael Ward, Senior Research Fellow Blackfriars Hall, University of Oxford, England and Professor of Apologetics at Houston Baptist University, Texas, author of Planet Narnia: The Seven Heavens in the Imagination of C.S. Lewis (Cambridge, 2010) and presenter of the BBC television Documentary, The Narnia Code (2010)
- Mr. Walter Hooper, Personal Secretary to C.S. Lewis, will provide a recorded message from Oxford to the Symposium