The JWHA board has planned a Golden Jubilee Celebration of all things JWHA including a lineup of speakers and sessions certain to recall and expand interest in Restoration history.

Please note: the agenda presented here is a draft and subject to change.

Items marked with (RS) indicate the presentation is part of the Restoration Studies track.

Click on the Session Numbers for Abstract & Bio.

Time Session Presenter(s) Location

Saturday, September 17, 2022

7:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. 50 Years: A Snapshot Theatre 2
7:30-9:15 a.m. Light Breakfast – included in registration fee
8:00 a.m.
Chair: Taunalyn Ford
Keynote 301 “Joseph Smith’s Presidential Campaign and the Quest for Religious Freedom” Spencer W. McBride Sanctuary
9:00 a.m. Break Main Foyer/2nd Level
9:30 a.m.
Chair: Matthew J. Frizzell
Breakout 311 “‘Passing White’ before the Lord: African Americans and temple endowments before 1978” Melvin C. Johnson Lecture Hall
“Foragers to Farmers: Shoshone Converts Who Helped Build the Logan Temple” Devan Jensen
9:30 a.m.
Chair: Jessie Embry
Breakout 312 “‘Comparative Perspectives on the Lord’s Supper: Delivering the Sacrament Prayers and Kneeling” David W. Grua Continents Room
“‘Receive a Blessing’: The Global History of Women and Medicine in the Early Latter-Day Saint Movement” Robyn Shahan Spears
9:30 a.m.
Chair: Jeff Thompson
Breakout 313 “Turning Type into Pi: The Destruction of the Nauvoo Expositor in Historical Context” Craig L. Foster Theatre 1
“Another Smith Killed Near Carthage, Illinois? The 1880 Murder of Alvin Salisbury” Kyle R. Walker
9:30 a.m.
Chair: Alonzo L. Gaskill
Breakout 314 Laying the Foundation of Zion: Joseph Smith’s 1831 Mission to Western Missouri” Alex Baugh Peacemakers Room
“Doctrine and Covenants 135 and the John Taylor Authorship Tradition” Michael J. Burnham
10:45 a.m. Break Main Foyer/2nd Level
11:15 a.m.
Chair: Matthew L. Harris
Plenary 302 “Hidden Things Shall Come to Light: The Visual Image of Joseph Smith Jr.” Lachlan Mackay
Ronald E. Romig
Sanctuary
12:15 p.m. Break
12:30-5:00 p.m. John Whitmer Historical Sites Tour
Pre-registration Required
Box lunch included in registration fee.
Off Site
2:00-3:00 p.m. Archive Sharing 315 “Sharing Objects, Sharing Stories”
Pre-registration Required
Apostle Lachlan Mackay, Barbara Walden, Executive Director CCHSF & Community of Christ Historian Library
3:00 p.m. Break
3:30-4:30 p.m. Archive Sharing 316 “Sharing Objects, Sharing Stories”
Pre-registration Required
Apostle Lachlan Mackay, Barbara Walden, Executive Director CCHSF & Community of Christ Historian Library
6:30 p.m. Keynote 331 Presidential Banquet and Address
Formal Evening, Black Tie Optional
“Mr. Smith Goes to Salt Lake City: Fred M. in Utah 1904-1906”
Christin Mackay Uptown Market

 

JWHA 2022 Conference Agenda At-a-Glance