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Research Seminar

During the academic year, ITIA postgraduates, faculty and guests meet each Friday from 11.15am to 12.30pm in the Senate Room.

If you are not already on the ITIA Research Seminar mailing list, and you would like to join us for the seminar please email Dr King-Ho Leung ([email protected]) or Dr Sarah Moerman ([email protected]).

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Candlemas Seminar 2023


20 January: *POSTPONED* Dr Benjamin Shute (Laidlaw Music Centre, University of St Andrews) 

27 January: Dr Andrew Horn (School of Art History, University of St Andrews), ‘Sculpture as Theatre: the Lamentation in Lombardy, c. 1480-1550′.


3 February: Dr Joanna Bullivant (Faculty of Music, University of Oxford), ‘Musical Oratory and Imaginative Assent: Towards an Understanding of Elgar’s Catholic Imagination’.

10 February: Peter and Heidi Gardner (Independent visual artists, Glasgow), ‘The Hallowing of Making: a contemporary art practice’. n.b.: this seminar will take place from 1.30–2.45 pm.

17 February: Carlotta Moro, PhD Candidate (Dept of Italian, University of St Andrews), ‘Faith and Proto-Feminism in the Works of Moderata Fonte (1555-1592) and Lucrezia Marinella (1571–1653)’.

24 February: Prof. Richard H. Roberts (New College, University of Edinburgh), ‘Eschatology and Ecstasis: Is “Systematic Theology” Possible in an Age of Catastrophe?’


3 March: Spring Break (no seminar)

10 March: Dr Lance Green (ITIA, University of St Andrews), ‘The Transfiguration of Death in Eugene Vodolazkin’s Laurus‘. 

17 March: Patrick McGlinchey (ITIA, University of St Andrews), ‘A Christian Philosophy of Art?’.

24 March: Dr Giles Waller (University of Cambridge), ‘Ambivalence, paradox, and eschatology in J.S. Bach’.

31 March: Dr Kathryn Wehr (University of St Thomas, St Paul, MN), ‘Dorothy L. Sayers’s Trinity of the Artist and the Making of The Man Born to be King: Wade Annotated Edition‘.

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