Event: Salt Lake Symposium 2001

Are We Grown Up Yet? Relating Across Gender Barriers

Are We Grown Up Yet? Relating Across Gender Barriers So, now that we’re adults, are we thought of as ‘boys “ and “girls,” as “ladies” and “gentlemen,” or, in an LDS context, as “brothers” and “sisters”? Or, are we more accurately men and women? This panel will discuss how labeling ourselves and each other with …

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Why I Can’t Write my Joseph Smith Play

Why I Can’t Write my Joseph Smith Play In April of this year, I directed ten college students in a workshop production of what I called ‘The Joseph Smith Project.” It consisted of a draft of some fifteen scenes from Joseph Smith’s early life. While I think there were a few effective moments, it became …

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A New ‘Lost’ Generation? The Future of Mormon Scholarship

A New ‘Lost’ Generation? The Future of Mormon Scholarship ‘Lost Generation” has been used to refer both to a generation of American expatriate writers after World War I and to a Utah/Mormon group of writer-intellectuals of the same period. The Mormon generation just after World War II has been rich in intellectual and literary accomplishments, …

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How Big Is the Mormon Tent? Toward a New Understanding of What It Means To Be “Mormon” How Big Is the Mormon Tent? Toward a New Understanding of What It Means To Be “Mormon”

How Big Is the Mormon Tent? Toward a New Understanding of What It Means To Be “Mormon” How Big Is the Mormon Tent? Toward a New Understanding of What It Means To Be “Mormon” What is in a name? . . .Apparently a lot! As recent interviews and official announcements have indicated, as the Church …

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