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Friday, June 28 • 9:00am - 9:50am
Tribe StarKid: Fandom as Ecclesia for the Millennial Generation

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In Urban Tribes, author Ethan Watters describes how it is that members of the Millennial generation cultivate a family of choice, a community he labels an urban tribe. The urban tribe itself comes to represent an ideal community to young adults, one which not only lends meaning and purpose to their lives, but which calls them into the process of meaning-making themselves. By analyzing Team StarKid, we can create a case study model for how Millennials expand the concept of urban tribes into vibrant ecclesia.

 


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Rev. Heather Godsey

Rev. Heather Godsey is an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) who is currently in her tenth year of campus ministry. She has interests in interfaith dialogue, gender studies, pop culture, and the intersection of theology and sexualities. She spends far too much time on Tumblr and trying to get her local Starbucks to bring back the orange mocha, while simultaneously hoping that she hasn't become one of those crazy dog... Read More →


Friday June 28, 2013 9:00am - 9:50am
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