Please note: the agenda presented here is a draft and subject to change.
indicates session will be live streamed online.
Items marked with (RS) indicate the presentation is part of the Restoration Studies track.
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Saturday, September 23, 2023
|8:00-9:00 a.m.||Light Breakfast – included in registration fee.||Conference Center|
Chair: Rachel Killebrew
|Breakout 311||A Practitioner’s Perspective on the Smith Family “Holiness to the Lord” Parchment||Nicholas S. Literski, JD, PhD||Pacific Showroom|
|“False Teaching in Regard to Lineage and Matrimony”: Lyman Wight and Reimagining the Latter Day Saint Tradition in Zodiac, Texas||Casey Paul Griffiths reading for Christopher Blythe|
Chair: Makoto Hunter
|Breakout 312||Urbanism and the early LDS movement||Andrew Ankersen
|Quonset Hut B|
|Cryptomnesia, Trances, and Other Psychological Phenomena That Can Explain the Translation of the Book of Mormon||Ellen C. Miller, Ed.D.|
Chair: Taunalyn Ford
|Breakout 313||The Lord’s Supper in the early Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (RS)||Michael H. Nielsen||Quonset Hut A|
|Who Was the First Female Latter-day Saint Baptized in England? Does It Even Matter? (RS)||Robyn Spears|
Chair: Myra Elliott
|Breakout 314||Mormon presence determines 1867 Texas Supreme Court case||Katherine F. Peake||Conference Center|
|A Book of Joseph–and Oliver: Collaborators for a Seer’s Autobiography||Susan Staker|
|10:15 a.m.||Break||Conference Center|
Chair: Megan Stanton
|Breakout 321||Bridging Various Restoration Groups||Rick C. Bennett
Chair: Janis Hales
|Breakout 322||Policing Polygamous Women: Plural Wives, the “Raid,” and the Federal Regulation of Sexuality in the Early Progressive Era||Makoto Hunter||Quonset Hut B|
|The Curtis family, companions on the journey||Daniel Kelty|
Chair: William Morain
||From Clueless Kid to a Theology of Love and Justice (RS)||William D. Russell
Chair: Robert Cook
|Breakout 324||Meet one of the Authors of Hawn’s Mills Hamlet: A Phase III Archaeological Investigation (with book signing)||Paul DeBarthe||Quonset Hut A|
|12:00-5:30 p.m.||Bus Tours||Historical Sites Tours
Box lunch included in registration fee.
|6:30 p.m.||Keynote 331
||Presidential Banquet and Address
Saints in Space!
|Casey Paul Griffiths||Pacific Showroom|