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).
Mark Knight, 'The Problem with Reading (Victorian) Religion Ironically'
Devorah Baum, 'Secularisation and its Discontents'
11.00-11.45: John Schad, 'Rue Saint-Augustin: The Remembering of God'
Scott Freer, 'Literary Modernism, Myth and Religion'
Rebecca Tyler, 'New Literary Humanism'
Emma Mason, 'Sloterdijk's religious experience'
13.15-14.00: Light lunch / close