Bard College at Simon's Rock: the Early College

Feminine Mystic Conference

Friday, June 9 – Sunday, June 11, 2017

The Feminine Mystic: American Prophetesses and the Politics of Religious Experience hosted jointly by Bard College at Simon’s Rock and Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon


Friday, June 9

5:00 p.m. Registration/Check-In Blodgett House
5:30 p.m. Dinner Blodgett House
7:00 p.m.

Keynote Speaker: Eileen Myles

Free and open to the public

Kellogg Music Hall

Saturday, June 10

8:00-9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast Liebowitz Center
9:00-10:45 a.m.

Presentations: Women, Religion, and Gender

Emily Bailey, Ian Bickford, Mary Ann Haagen, and Andrea Monteleone

Liebowitz Center
11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Roundtable I Liebowitz Center
12:30-1:30 p.m. Lunch Liebowitz Center
1:30-3:00 p.m.

Presentations: Women, Religion, and Public Life

Margaret Lowe, Mary Renda, Jennifer Seman, and Hettie Williams

Liebowitz Center
3:15-4:30 p.m. Roundtable II Liebowitz Center
4:30-5:30 p.m. Tea Liebowitz Center
6:00 p.m. Close Encounters with Music: Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
TBD Dinner TBD

Sunday, June 11

8:30-9:15 a.m. Continental Breakfast TBD
9:15-10:00 a.m. Transit to Shaker Museum Mount Lebanon
10:00-10:45 a.m.

View Exhibition

Break Every Yoke: Shakers, Gender Equality, and Women's Suffrage

Mount Lebanon
10:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Tour Mount Lebanon
12:00-1:30 p.m. Roundtable III Forge