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 2019 programme


8 – Dr Peter O’Hagan (University of Toronto), ‘The Role of Scripture in Franciscan Commentaries on the Sentences of Peter Lombard’

15 – Dr Bruce Benson (St Andrews), ‘Liturgy as Fundamental Structure’

22 – Prof. Richard McGregor, ‘James MacMillan’s Changing Musical ‘Translations’ of the Passion Narrative’


1 –   Dr Dan Hitchens (Deputy Editor, Catholic Herald), ‘The Theology of Quotidian Hackwork: Reflections on Johnson Today’

8 –  Dr Natalie Carnes (Baylor University), title t.b.c.

15 – Prof. Susannah Monta (University of Notre Dame), title t.b.c.

Spring break


5 –   Prof. Sabine Hyland (St Andrews), ‘The Knotted Landscape: Khipus, Rituals and the Senses in an Andean Village’

12 – Dr Louise Nelstrop (St. Benet’s Hall, Oxford), title t.b.c.

19 – Good Friday; no seminar

26 – Dr Stephen Tardif (University of Toronto), ”Giving Beauty Back’: Gerard Manley Hopkins and the Phenomenology of Sacrifice’


St Salvator’s Chapel © R M Dyer