International Symposium C.S. Lewis: Life and Legacy – Iasi, 6-7 Nov 2014

Afis Simpozion CS Lewis

Conference Programme

Thursday 6 November 2014

12:00 – 13:30 Registration (Aula Magna “Mihai Eminescu”, University Building A)

13:30 – 14:00 Doors Open

Convenor: Prof. dr. Rodica Dimitriu

14:00 – 15:00 Official Opening (Aula Magna “Mihai Eminescu”, University Building A)

His Excellency Paul Brummell, the British Ambassador to Romania

Prof. dr. Vasile Işan, Rector of Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iaşi

Prof. dr. Codrin Liviu Cuţitaru, Dean of the Faculty of Letters, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iaşi

Prof. dr. Antonio Patraş, Vicedean of the Faculty of Letters, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iaşi

Daniela Vasiliu, PhD studentC. S. Lewis – Among the Great Poets

Prof. dr. Rodica Albu: The Legacy of C. S. Lewis

Plenary Session 1

15.00 – 16.00 Prof. dr. Joel Heck (Austin, Texas, USA): The Life of C. S. Lewis

16:00 – 16:30 Coffee break

Plenary Session 2

Convenor: Prof. dr. Ștefan Colibaba

16:30 – 17:30 Prof. Helen Cooper (University of Cambridge, England): C. S. Lewis as a Medievalist

17.30 – 18.00 Dr. John Lotz (Stafford, England): The Lewis Worldview; Background and Foreground

18.00 – 18.30 Dr. Emil Bartos: C. S. Lewis şi lecţiile suferinţei

Friday 7 November 2014

09:00 – 9:30 Doors Open (“Ferdinand” Conference Hall)

Convenor: Prof. dr. Rodica Albu

9:30 – 10:00 Conf. dr. George Ceauşu (Iaşi, Romania): Timp narativ şi timp descriptiv la C.S. Lewis

10:00 – 10:30 Drd. Daniela Vasiliu (Iaşi, Romania): C. S. Lewis: The Romantic Rationalist

10:30 – 11:30 Dr. Kirstin Jeffrey Johnson (Ottawa, Canada): Rooted Deep: Discovering the Literary Identity of Mythopoetic Fantasist George MacDonald

11:30 – 12:00 Coffee break

12:00 – 12:30 Dr. Christian Tămaş (Iaşi, Romania)C. S. Lewis’s trilemma seen through Muslim eyes

12:30 – 13:30  Prof. dr. Joel Heck (Austin, Texas, USA): From Atheism to Christianity.

13:30 – 14:15 Lunch
14:15 – 14:30 Doors Open (“Ferdinand” Conference Hall)

Convenor: Dr. Dănuţ Mănăstireanu

14:30 – 15:00 Conf. dr. Radu Andriescu, Christian Fantasist. From C.S. Lewis to Left Behind.

15:00 – 16:00 Prof. Joe Rigney (Minneapolis, USA)Stealing Past Watchful Dragons: C. S. Lewis on Fairy Tales and the Christian Imagination

16:00 – 16:30 Coffee break

16:30 – 17:30 Prof. dr. Stephen Prickett (University of Kent, England): It Makes No Difference: Lewis’s Criticism, Fiction and Theology

17:30 – 18:30 Speaker Panel: Helen Cooper, Kirstin Jeffrey Johnson, Joel Heck, Joe Rigney, Stephen Prickett, Rodica Albu, Radu Andriescu, Christian Tămaş.

Author: DanutM

Anglican theologian. Former Director for Faith and Development Middle East and Eastern Europe Region of World Vision International

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