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Religious Identities Symposium

Religious Identities in LiteratureThursday, 2nd June, Institute of Advanced StudyRoom A0.28, Millburn House, University of Warwick The event is free and open to all, but places are limited so to book a place please email Arina Cirstea or Nazry Bahrawi

9.00-9.10 Welcome

9.10-10.10 Professor Elisabeth Jay (Oxford Brookes) Exploring the Concept of Religious Identity in Victorian Literature

10.10-10.20 Break

10.20-11.20 Dr Emma Mason (Warwick) “Being’s Poem”: Wordsworth’s Rhythms of Forgiveness

11.20-11.35 Tea and coffee

11.35-12.35 Dr. Mohamed Salah Omri (St John’s College, Oxford) A Sufi Poetics of Modernity

12.35-14.00- Lunch

14.00-15.00 Professor David Jasper (Glasgow) Ways of Knowing: The Identity of the Artist and the Mind of God

15.00-15.10 Break

15.10-16.10 Dr Ziad Elmarsafy (York) Aspects of Sufism in Contemporary Arabic Fiction

16.10-16.25 Tea and coffee

16.25-17.25 Dr Arthur Bradley (Lancaster) City of Cacos: Towards a History of Unbearable Life
Friday, 3rd June, F204 Millburn House

10.00-12.00 Theology Reading Group Post-conference discussion.
Event sponsored by the Roberts Fund for Researchers and the Institute of Advanced Study