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

Martinmas Seminars 2017 programme


22 – Dr Michael Hurley (Cambridge), ‘Faith and Poetic Assent’

29 – Dr Giuseppe Pezzini (St Andrews), ‘The Authors of Middle Earth: Tolkien and Literature as Discovery.’


6 – Prof. Ann Loades (ITIA), ‘”He stinks”: Responses to the Gospel / horror of John 11’

13 – Prof. Jeremy Begbie (Duke Divinity School), ‘An Awkward Witness in a Worded World: Reflections on Music and Language in Luther and Bach’

20 – Dr Madhavi Nevader (Divinity, St Andrews), title t.b.c.

Reading Week


3 – Prof. Robin Kirkpatrick (Cambridge), ‘Performance in Theology and Verse: A Reading of Dante and his Followers’

10 – Prof. Daniel Smith-Christopher (Loyola Marymount), ‘The Bible and Blues:  A Tale of Two Deltas’

17 – Mark Cazalet (Visual Artist), title t.b.c. 

24 – Prof. Jane Dawson (Edinburgh), ‘Music, Reformation and the Psalms’.


St Salvator’s Chapel © R M Dyer