School of Divinity

News and Events

News and Events at the Scottish Network for Religion and Literature

Please contact us if you would like to be added to our mailing list and receive information about future events. Email: A.Jack@ed.ac.uk  

Upcoming Events

28 February, 4:10-5:30pm, Martin Hall

A joint event with the Theology and Ethics Research Seminar. Dr Katie Harling-Lee from Durham University will speak on Quaker theology and practice in the novel The Deepening Stream by Dorothy Canfield Fisher (1879-1958).

4 March, 1-2.30pm, Martin Hall

To mark International Women’s Day, a joint event with the EDI Committee and NC Pride, with Edinburgh-based linguist and historian Ashley Douglas will be held. Ashley specialises in LGBT history  and is currently writing a book on a 16th century Scottish lesbian poet, Marie Maitland, the penwoman behind the Maitland Quarto.

13 March, 4:10-5:30pm, Martin Hall

A joint event with the Religious Studies Research Seminar. Dr Karen Skinazi from Bristol University will speak about her book Women of Valor: Orthodox Jewish Troll Fighters, Crime Writers and Rock Stars in Contemporary Literature and Culture, and her more recent research on the productive interface between Muslim and Jewish women’s lives, literature, film and activism.

20 March, 5-7pm, Elizabeth Templeton Lecture Theatre

Join us for the Book Launch of David Jasper's Scripture and Literature: A David Jasper Anthology, on 20th March at 5pm in the Elizabeth Templeton Lecture Theatre. Professor Heather Walton will share highlights from the new book in conversation with David.

This event will be followed by a reception in the Rainy Hall.

Register

1 April, 4:10-5:30pm, Martin Hall

A joint event with the Science and Religion Research Seminar. A book launch for Science and Religion in Western Literature: Critical and Theological Studies (pb), edited by Dr Michael Fuller.

Past Events