Monday, January 30, 2012

Beyond Belief: the Bible and the Humanities Curriculum

Join us for a day-colloquium of papers and discussion on the role of the Bible in the Humanities and the Curriculum. The colloquium will be of particular interest for postgraduates and academics researching and teaching literature, history, biblical studies or theology more broadly. Speakers will address literature ranging from the medieval through to the contemporary period.

Convenor: Dr Nicky Hallett, University of Sheffield

Our Keynote Speaker is Professor Helen Wilcox, University of Bangor. Professor Wilcox is a leading authority on George Herbert and a pioneer in the field of gender studies and women's literature. Her three main areas of research interest include early modern English devotional writing, particularly lyric poetry; Shakespeare, particularly the tragicomedies; and women’s writing, particularly poetry and autobiography.

Where: University of Sheffield, Humanities Research Institute, 34 Gell Street, Sheffield, S3 7QY
When: Wednesday, 7 March 2012, from 10-4
Registration: £15 (Students: £10), which includes tea/coffee and lunch (vegetarian)

To secure a place, please contact Victoria Van Hyning by 27 February

An HEA Philosophy & Religious Studies Subject Centre Funded Project


Blogger Unknown said...

Particularly the tragicomedies; and women’s writing, particularly poetry and autobiography.
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