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Conferences and Presentations Past, Present, and Future

On this page, find listings to Conferences Dr. Neville has attended or will attend, as well as papers or other presentations given at those gatherings.


2017

  1. “Space, Time, and Eternity,” a scholarly paper delivered at the American Philosophical Association, Eastern Division meeting, January 5, 2017.
  2. Commentaries on six panel papers at the American Philosophical Association, Eastern Division meeting, January 4, 2017. I also chaired a panel on January 6 of the same meeting.
  3. “Ontological Contingency,” a paper delivered at the Metaphysical Society of America in Boston, March 31, 2017.
  4. Delivered a commentary and chaired a panel with speakers George Allan and JeeLoo Liu at the Metaphysical Society of America in Boston, April 2, 2017.
  5. “Sola Scriptura and the Dynamics of Signs,” a paper delivered at a conference on “Sola Scriptura and the Anniversary of Luther’s 95 Theses” on June 1 in Frankfurt at the Goethe University.
  6. “How Racism Should Cause Pragmatism to Change,” a paper delivered at the 2017 annual meeting of the Institute for American Religious and Philosophical Thought, Chattanooga, TN, June 15, 2017.
  7. “Ritual and Creativity,” a keynote plenary address delivered at the 2017 biannual meeting of the International Society for Chinese Philosophy, July 4, 2017, at Nanyang Technical University, Republic of Singapore.

2016

  1. “On Defining Religion,” a lecture at the Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany, March 8, 2016.
  2. “Revelation and Ultimacy,” a master class given in the Department of Evangelical Theology, Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany, March 9, 2016.

2015

  1. Marsh Chapel, Easter Vigil, sermon, “Hope in the Easter Vigil,” preached, April 4, 2015.
  2. Ecstatic Naturalism Conference, Drew University, presentation with W. Wildman, “The Crosby Dialogues,” April 10, 2015.
  3. Conference for the retirement of Nancy Frankenberry and Ronald Green, “Nancy Frankenberry: Philosopher of Religion, Radical Empiricist, Herald of Contingency,” Dartmouth College, May 30, 2015.
  4. “Rebalancing What Is Useful in Western Philosophy for Present Philosophy,” at the 11th International Whitehead Conference, Claremont, CA, June 5, 2015.
  5. “Whitehead and Creation ex nihilo,” at the 11th International Whitehead Conference, Claremont, CA, June 6, 2015.
  6. “Modeling Religious Communities,” at the IARPT Annual Meeting, June 18, 2015.
  7. “Confucianism and the Feminist Revolution: Ritual Definition and the Social Construction of Gender Roles,” plenary address at the 19th International Conference of the International Society for Chinese Philosophy, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, July 21-24, 2015.
  8. “Royce’s Philosophy of Religion: A Critical Appraisal,” at the conference “Royce: Pragmatist, Philosopher of Religion, Ethicist,” the University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, October 1-3, 2015.

2014

  1. Present on Ultimates: Philosophical Theology Volume One, Part 3, for the Boston Theological Society, Andover Newton Theological Seminary, Newton, MA, February, 2014.
  2. Panel presentation for “Theology without Walls,” for the Mid-Atlantic American Academy of Religion, Mt. St. Mary’s College, Newburgh, NY, March 7, 2014.
  3. “Deep Thirst, Living Water,” sermon at Marsh Chapel, Third Sunday in Lent, March 23, 2014.
  4. Comment on Lawrence Cahoone’s “Realism and Naturalism: A Century-Long Conversation,” at the Society for the Study of Process Philosophies,” Williams College, Williamstown, MA, April 10, 2014.
  5. “Being as Determinate and Its Ground,” presented to the Metaphysical Society of America, Williams College, Williamstown, MA, April 11-12, 2014.
  6. “Embracing Fear and Great Joy,” sermon for Easter Vigil, Robinson Chapel, April 19, 2014; also presiding at the Eucharist.
  7. Taiji Workshop for the 9th International Daoism Conference, Boston University, May 29, 2014.
  8. Responses to a series of papers about Neville’s Ultimates at the Institute for American Religious and Philosophical Thought, Manitou Springs, Colorado, June 9-12, 2014.
  9. Present on Ultimates: Philosophical Theology Volume One, Part 3, for the Boston Theological Society, Andover Newton Theological Seminary, Newton, MA, February, 2014.
  10. International conference on “The Legacy of Rudolf Otto,” at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, November 4-6, 2014, keynote address, “Rudolf Otto and the Theory of Religion.”
  11. American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, November 21-25, panel presentation, “Theology without Walls,” November 22, 2014.
  12. American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, Novemter 21-25, panel presentation, “Comparative Theologians as Anthropological Guides,” November 22, 2014.
  13. American Philosophical Association Eastern Division Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, December 27-30, “Value and Selfhood: Pragmatism, Confucianism, and Phenomenology,” December 28, 2014.

2013

  1. January 9. Workshop demonstration of Taijiquan for the New England Annual Conference, Newport, Rhode Island.
  2. February 8-10, Conference on Contemporary Philosophy in the Age of Globalization, The University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI. Paper, “Contemporary Global Philosophy.”
  3. March 18. Presentations on Confucianism in Professor Bede Bidlack’s classes at St. Anselm College.
  4. March 30. Easter Vigil at Marsh Chapel; preach.
  5. April 12-13. Metaphysical Society of America at Holy Cross University. Keynote Address, “The Good Is One, Its Manifestations Are Many.”
  6. April 14. Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy at Holy Cross University, Paper “Developing Pragmatic Metaphysics as a Confucian Ethical Project.”
  7. April 15. Methodist University, Fayetteville, NC. The Womack Lectures. “Conceiving Ultimate Reality: The Dialectic of Transcendence,” and “Engaging Ultimate Reality: The Abundance of Symbols.”
  8. June 17-20. The Religious Genius Project. Paper, “Religious Genius and Ultimate Realities.”
  9. July 21-14, The International Society for Chinese Philosophy, Buffalo, NY. Keynote address, “Philosophy’s Fight between Engagement and Distance: A Confucian Resolution.”
  10. July 27. Lecture on aesthetics, the Mozart Festival. Salzburg, Austria.
  11. July 29-August 2. Institute for American Religious and Philosophical Thought. Paper, “Self-Reliance and the Portability of Pragmatism Back to Its European Roots.”
  12. “Christology in Comparative Perspective: A Philosophical Theory of Religions,” keynote address delivered at a conference on Chriost and the Religions at the College of Sankt Georgen, Frankfurt, Germany, September 24-26, 2013.
  13. “Dreams of Lazarus and the Rich Man,” sermon for the Boston University School of Theology Worship, October 2, 2013.
  14. “The Metaphysics of Emergence in Religion,” paper for conference on Emergence and Religion at Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, October 6-7, 2013.
  15. Preside and comment on Confucianism panel, American Academy of Religion, Baltimore, MD, November 23, 2013.
  16. Panel presentation on the Religious Genius Project, American Academy of Religion, Baltimore, MD., November 25, 2013.
  17. Present on Ultimates: Philosophical Theology Volume One, Parts 1 and 2, for the Boston Theological Society, Andover Newton Theological Seminary, Newton, MA, December 5, 2013.
  18. “Spiritual Foundations and Chinese Culture,” keynote address for a conference on Spiritual Foundations and Chinese Culture, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan, December 13-14, 2013.
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