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'Questioning Religion'


To mark Professor Knight's visit, we will be holding a CoRAL symposium, 'Questioning Religion' focusing on the current status of 'religion and literature' in our contemporary research culture.

Wolfson Research Exchange 1

Friday May 16, 9.30-1pm

Lunch to follow for all delegates

Speakers: Dr Devorah Baum (University of Southampton); Dr Scott Freer (University of Leicester); Professor Mark Knight (University of Toronto); Dr Emma Mason (University of Warwick); Professor John Schad (University of Lancaster); Dr Rebecca Tyler (University of Lincoln).

Programme

9.30-10.30:

Mark Knight, 'The Problem with Reading (Victorian) Religion Ironically'

Devorah Baum, 'Secularisation and its Discontents'


10.30-11.00: Coffee


11.00-11.45: John Schad, 'Rue Saint-Augustin: The Remembering of God'


12.00-12.30:

Scott Freer, 'Literary Modernism, Myth and Religion'

Rebecca Tyler, 'New Literary Humanism'

Emma Mason, 'Sloterdijk's religious experience'


12.30-13.15: Workshop/discussion


13.15-14.00: Light lunch / close


Download a pdf of the programme here (PDF Document)