School of Divinity

Scottish Network for Religion and Literature.

Conversations, talks, panel discussions and book launches organised by the School of Divinity’s new Scottish Network for Religion and Literature.

All welcome. For enquiries, please contact Dr Alison Jack. Email a.jack@ed.ac.uk

Semester 2: Spring 2020

Date Speakers Topic

Wednesday 22 January

2-6pm

Room G.05, 50 George Square

Dr Elizabeth Elliott (Aberdeen)

Dr Robert Irvine (Edinburgh)

Professor David Jasper (Edinburgh)

Dr Linden Bicket (Edinburgh)

Dr Alison Jack (Edinburgh)

James Robertson (novelist)

Exploring the role of religion in Scottish Literature: Inviting the Ghost to the Feast

Symposium to launch the School of Divinity’s new Scottish Network for Religion and Literature

Organised in collaboration with Scottish Writing in the Nineteenth Century (SWINC).

Wednesday 12 February

5.30-6.30pm

Senate Room

Rodge Glass

Sorcha Dallas

Alasdair Gray’s biographer and the custodian of his archive discuss religious themes in Gray’s work