Research Seminar

During the academic year, ITIA postgraduates, faculty and guests meet each Friday from 11AM to 12.45PM in St Mary’s College Hall for the ITIA research seminar. Coffee, tea and biscuits are served.

ITIA Seminar © Transpositions

ITIA Seminar © Transpositions

Candlemas Seminars 2018 programme


9 – Dr William P. Hyland (ITIA), ‘Old Testament Typology, and the Gospel Canticles in the Liturgy and Life of the Church.’

16 – Dr Rachel Toombs (Baylor University), ‘Blessed Wounding: Theological Implications of Flannery O’Connor’s Spare Narrative Style.’

23 – Dr Rebekah Lamb (University of Toronto), ‘”Suspended in Time”: The Pre-Raphaelites, Christina Rossetti and the Problem of Boredom.’


2 – Dr Dan Hitchens (Deputy Editor, Catholic Herald), ‘The Theology of Quotidian Hackwork: Reflections on Johnson Today.’ [POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS]

9 – Prof. John Haldane (St Andrews / Baylor), ‘Transcendence and Experience.’

16 – Penny Warden (Artist), ‘The Journey and Beyond: The risk and challenge of producing permanent art for a sacred space.’

Spring Vacation


6 – Dr Giulio Pertile (St Andrews), ‘Life and Literature in the Phenomenology of Michel Henry.’ [CANCELLED]

13 – Prof. N.T. Wright (St Andrews), ‘Francisco de Zuberán’s Paintings of Jacob and his Twelve Sons.’

20 – Dr Richard McLauchlan, ‘Silence, the Arts, and Spiritual Discipline: Thoughts after R.S. Thomas.’

27 – Prof. Peter Bouteneff (St Vladimir’s Seminary), on the music of Arvo Pärt.


St Salvator’s Chapel © R M Dyer