Contemplating Ecclesiastical Futures

CAVAD Architecture Symposium 2019

Architecture Symposium

Contemplating Ecclesiastical Futures

CAVAD Architecture Symposium
October 11 – October 12, 2019
California Baptist University, Riverside, California

California Baptist University, and the College of Architecture Visual Art and Design, announces its 2019 Architecture Symposium.  The symposium calls together scholars, practitioners, and designers to assess the contemporary situation of church design practice, including but not limited to architectural, theological, missiological, liturgical, and sociological, and community development considerations.

CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS / PAPERS

Contemplating Ecclesiastical Futures

California Baptist University Architecture program invites presentation and paper proposals for its annual design symposium, “Contemplating Ecclesiastical Futures” to be held October 11 – 12, 2019 in Riverside, CA.  Papers and presentations should seek to address and assess the importance, possibilities, or emerging trends of Ecclesiastical futures, including but not limited to architectural, theological, missiological, liturgical, and sociological, and community development implications.

The paper / presentation session topics may include the following, or may be submitted in an open category:

Architectural Adaptation
Architectural Innovation
Architectural Restoration
Future of Ecclesiological Programming
Architectural Responses to Church Models
(Inter)Faith Spaces in a Polarized Era
Archetypes and Antitypes
Emerging Evangelical Liturgy
Future Relationship of Beauty
Emerging Trajectories in Church Architecture

Proposals are welcomed from both scholars and working professionals.
Additionally, the symposium will provide a dedicated track for student presentations.  Thus, proposals are also welcome from students who are currently engaged in upper level undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral studies.

See Call for Papers Section for submission details.

Call for Papers / Presentations

California Baptist University department of Architecture invites presentation and paper proposals for its annual design symposium, “Contemplating Ecclesiastical Futures” to be held October 11-12, 2019 in Riverside, CA. Papers and presentations should seek to address and assess the contemporary situation of church design practice, including but not limited to architectural, theological, missiological, liturgical, and sociological, and community development considerations.

The paper / presentation session topics may include the following, or may be submitted in an open category:

Architectural Adaptation
Architectural Innovation
Architectural Restoration
Future of Ecclesiastical Programming
Architectural Responses to Church Models
(Inter)Faith Spaces in a Polarized Era
Archetypes and Antitypes
Emerging Evangelical Liturgy
Future Relationship of Beauty
Emerging Trajectories in Church Architecture

Proposals are welcomed from both scholars, working professionals, and students.  Student engagement is encouraged from undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral levels from a variety of disciplines.

Submission Information

Interested individuals are invited to submit abstracts of 500-1000 words with a title, following the Chicago Manual of Style.  Multiple abstracts maybe submitted by an author or authorial team.  Professional presentation proposals are included in the abstract review.

Abstracts will follow a blind peer-review process with at least two scholars considering each submission.  The individual recommendations will be sent and studied by the conference conveners who will make the final determination regarding accepting or rejecting a proposal.  Symposium abstracts will be electronically published prior to the meeting.

Note: Please remove all references to the author from the submission in order to guarantee a strict blind-peer review.  The symposium conveners, upon receiving the submission from the author will provide them with a key number to identify the paper.

Format and Place of Submission

Abstracts should define focus, and summarize its positioned approach or argument.  All proposals should demonstrate engagement with the symposium’s theme, though related subjects will be considered.

Proposals should include a title page including the following:

Title of paper / presentation
Identification of Proposed Paper / Presentation Session Topic
Name, Title, and Organization of individual(s) submitting
Five keywords
Date of Submission

On a subsequent page, proposals should then include:

Title of paper / presentation
500-1000 word abstract
Any necessary footnote / bibliographic information

Please send proposals in an attached file in a “.doc” or “.pdf” format.  Send your submission to the co-conveners: Keelan Kaiser (kkaiser@calbaptist.edu) and Matthew Niermann (mniermann@calbaptist.edu).

Timeline

Proposals are due September 2, 2019

Important Dates

The symposium conveners may propose to recommend changes to the abstract to ensure symposia focus and productive discussion.  If the paper / presentation is selected, conveners will communicate acceptance by September 11th.

Symposium Schedule

OCTOBER 11 – OCTOBER 12, 2019

Friday October 11, 2019 – Staples Room, Main Campus

6:00 – 6:30 pm        Registration
6:30 – 8:00 pm        Keynote Lecture
8:30 – 9:30 pm        Opening Reception, Staples Room

Saturday October 12, 2019 – ARCH (3739 Adams St.)

8:30 – 9:00 am         Continental Reception, ARC Building – Crit B
9:00 – 10:15 am       Opening Session, ARCH 114

10:30 – 12:00 pm     Break-out Presentations

12:00 – 1:30 pm      Lunch Break – Campus Venues
1:30 – 4:00 pm        Break-out Presentations

4:15 – 5:00 pm        Closing Session & Reception

Symposium Registration

Symposium Fee

Symposium Fees are due at the symposium at time of check-in.

Registration Fee: $30

Student Fee: $20

CBU Student Fee: $0

Registration Details

Forthcomming

Travel & Lodging

Symposium will take place on the California Baptist University Campus in Riverside, CA.

Participants are asked to arrange their own lodging if needed.  Suggested local hotels are below:

Mission Inn
3649 Mission Inn Ave.
Riverside, CA  92501
reservations@missioninn.com
951-784-0300

Hyatt Place – Riverside
3500 Market Street
Riverside, CA  92501
951-321-3500

Marriott Riverside at the Convention Center
3400 Market Street
Riverside, CA
951-784-8000