By Heart: The Goodness of Memory

Andrew Pudewa

Presented at the 2017 National Conference in Austin, TX. Join Andrew in a contemplation of the fundamental human faculty of memory, examining some of the history and biology of memory, its impacts on language, imagination, joy, and virtue. Together we will consider why progressive education... Read More

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Poetic Knowledge Panel

Christine Perrin, Wes Callihan, Andrew Kern, and Tim McIntosh

Presented at the 2017 National Conference in Austin, TX. In this annual feature, these poetry experts and master teachers will model effective, inspiring, and insightful conversations about great poems related to the conference theme by discussing Elizabeth Bishop's "One Art."

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Yours to Remember: The Forgotten Virtue of Holding On

Daniel Coupland

Presented at the 2017 National Conference in Austin, TX. While children need explicit rules and standards for moral behavior, they also need well-crafted images of goodness that make virtue seem appealing and worthy of emulation. C.S. Lewis' The Chronicles of Narnia provides readers with... Read More

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The Literary Conservative

Timothy Bartel

Presented at the 2017 National Conference in Austin, TX. Using the writings of T.S. Eliot and Geoffrey Hill on memory and tradition, this lecture argues for the importance of preserving both the great texts and poetic forms of the past in order to save the literary and educational enterprise of... Read More

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Nostalgia: Your Own Personal Old Testament

Joshua Gibbs

Presented at the 2017 National Conference in Austin, TX. The former days were better than these. Things used to be good, but they are not good any longer. In Ecclesiastes, Solomon does not forbid us from declaring the former days were better. Rather, Solomon forbids us to inquire why the former... Read More

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A Morning Time Immersion

Cindy Rollins

Presented at the 2017 National Conference in Austin, TX.

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Flannery O'Connor: A Writer for Our God-Forgetting Time

Ralph Wood

Presented at the 2017 National Conference in Austin, TX. Why do many Christians fail to see anything redemptive in O'Connor's violent and grotesque stories? Our aim is to see they are comic in the Christian sense of the word, most especially in "The River," a story that many people find appalling... Read More

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Math, Mimesis, and Memory: The Blessings of Collective Memory in the Mathematics Classroom

Amanda Butler

Presented at the 2017 National Conference in Austin, TX. In most classrooms, students arrive with diverse math backgrounds and varied working knowledge of mathematical concepts. How does a teacher not only overcome this apparent obstacle but celebrate it so that all students experience... Read More

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Building Character Through Musical Memory

Dr. Carol Reynolds

Presented at the 2017 National Conference in Austin, TX. Despite seeming simplicity, childhood tunes form the foundation for our aural ability and musical memory as adults. They also instill and imprint critical tenets of virtue, perseverance, and spiritual courage.

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Memory and Chivalry: Lessons from Sir Gawain

Brian Phillips

Presented at the 2017 National Conference in Austin, TX. Sir Gawain, one of the noblest knights of King Arthur's Round Table, bravely rose to face the Green Knight's challenge. In doing so, his word, his courage, and his loyalty were all tested. More than that, Sir Gawain faced a test of memory.... Read More

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