Friday, May 25, 2007

Manchester Early Modern Texts Workshop: Conversion Narratives

John Rylands Library, Deansgate, Manchester

9:00-9:15 Welcome

9:15-9:45 Jeremy Gregory (U Manchester), "What is a conversion narrative?"

9:45-10:15 Jackie Pearson (U Manchester), "Immortal longings: possession and self-possession in the conversion of Joan Drake (1625 and 1646)"

10:30-10:45 Jerome de Groot (U Manchester), "Prison, self-revelation and Royalist religion"

10:45-11:15 Roger Pooley (Keele U), "Conversion narratives in Pilgrim's Progress"

11:30-12:00 Phyllis Mack (Rutgers U), "Agency and the unconscious: The Methodist culture of dreaming"

12:00-12:30 Crawford Gribben and Naomi Baker (U Manchester), Closing discussion

Detais: Jerome de Groot,


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