The Challenge of Religious Transformation in the 19th Century: Symposium on Friday November 24th

We are excited to announce that our afternoon symposium, ‘The Challenge of Religious Transformation in the Nineteenth-Century’, will be taking place on the 24th November 2017, from 15:00-18:30 in LAB216. This event will also be live streamed with Lancaster University via Google Hangouts.

Speakers Are: Stephen Prickett, Andrew Tate, Lesa Scholl and Elizabeth Ludlow.

Respondents include: Mark Knight, Val Purton, Clare Walker Gore and Jo Carruthers.

All are welcome, and we are really looking forward to what promises to be a rich and varied discussion. Please confirm your attendance by registering here as places are limited.

Panel 1: The Challenge of Interpretation 3.00-4.30

Chair: John Gardner (Anglia Ruskin University)

Stephen Prickett (University of Kent), “Airbrushing Religion: The Reconfiguration of the Victorian Image”

Respondents: Andrew Tate and Mark Knight (Lancaster University)

Andrew Tate, “Deep Calls Unto Deep”: Victorian responses to the Psalms.

Respondents: Stephen Prickett and Val Purton (Anglia Ruskin University)

BREAK: 4.30-4.45

Panel 2: The Transfigured Body 4.45- 6.30

Chair: Marie Moxon (Anglia Ruskin University)

Lesa Scholl (University of Queensland), “The Material Eucharist: Feeding the Hungry on Sunday”

Respondents: Clare Walker Gore (Cambridge University) and Elizabeth Ludlow (Anglia Ruskin University)

Elizabeth Ludlow, “Seeing oneself as other: the transformation of the prodigal daughter in the poetry of Dora Greenwell, Adelaide Anne Procter, and Christina Rossetti”

Respondents: Lesa Scholl and Jo Carruthers (Lancaster University)

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