Category: Aesthetics

CFP: Sensing the Sacred: Religion and the Senses, 1300-1800 (York, 21-22June 2013)

Sensing the Sacred: Religion and the Senses, 1300-1800 The University of York 21-22 June 2013 Confirmed keynote addresses from: Nicky Hallett (University of Sheffield), Matthew Milner (McGill University), & Chris Woolgar (University of Southampton) Religion has always been characterised as much by embodied experience as by abstract theological dispute. From the sounds of the adhān (the […]

Thomas Traherne Studies and Their Future Directions/Future Directions for Traherne Studies

Friday, December 14 – Saturday, December 15 Selwyn College , Cambridge University Thomas Traherne (c.1637-1674) was a polymath with a distinctive theological vision. He wrote extensively, but remains a relatively obscure figure in seventeenth-century studies.  Traditionally misunderstood as a figure somewhat out of his time, he is frequently considered within the contexts of medieval mysticism […]

Angels of Light? Sanctity and Discernment of Spirits in Early Modern Europe (Conference in Oxford 20-21 May)

Angels of Light? Sanctity and Discernment of Spirits in Early Modern Europe Conference 20 May 2011 – 21 May, 2011. The people of early modern Europe were well aware of Paul’s warning in 2 Cor 11:14 that Satan could transform himself into an angel of light. Protestants and Catholics alike, as they sought to discern […]

CFP: British Society of Aesthetics 2011 Annual Conference

British Society of Aesthetics 2011 Annual Conference The British Society of Aesthetics http://www.british-aesthetics.org Old College, Edinburgh 16-18 September 2011 Deadline for submissions: 1 April 2011 Papers are invited in all areas of philosophical aesthetics. All submissions should include a 200 word abstract, must be prepared for blind review, and may not exceed 3500 words. Submissions […]