2018-9 Academic Year
6 December 2018 - 'On Hallowed Grounds? Understanding Medieval Church Architecture'
Elizabeth Biggs (York): 'Faith and a New Cloister in Westminster Palace on the Eve of the Reformation'
Karl Kinsella (York, Oxford): 'Reading the Medieval Church: Liturgical Commentaries and Architecture'
8 November 2018 - 'A Question of Faith? Politics and Literary Catholicism in the 20th Century'
Matthew Feldman (Norwegian Study Centre, York, London): 'Christian/Integral humanism and (very) late modernism in the non-fiction prose of Thomas Merton'
Karl O'Hanlon (Leeds): 'This is a Catholic Country: Desmond FitzGerald and Catholicism in Irish Literary Culture'
2017-8 Academic Year:
12 July, 2018 - 'How is Holy Space Symbolised in Christian Art?'
Madeline Salzman (York): 'More than Decoration: Angels as Indicators of Sacred Space'
Claudia Wardle (York): 'Devotional Frames in a Ferrarese Book of Hours'
29 May, 2018 - 'What is "Real Presence"? Religion and Drama'
Philip Crispin (Hull): 'Passion Play: Staging York's The Conspiracy and Christ Before Annas and Caiaphas'
Fionnoula Tonning (Bergen): 'Shakespeare and the Drama of Reform: Theatre and Reformation in Sixteenth Century England'
3 May, 2018 - 'The Loaded Image? Marian Imagery through the Ages'
Matthew Mills (Oxford)
Katherine Hinzman (Oxford, York): 'Marian Maids: Edward Burne-Jones's Artistic Theology of Incarnation'
8 March, 2018 - 'Old and New Visions of the Cross?'
Megan Henvey (York): 'Medieval Irish High Crosses'
Anna Svendsen (York): 'Rethinking the Frontispiece to David Jones: WWI Memoir In Parenthesis as a "Crucifixion" Image'
21 February, 2018 - 'Conflicting Identities? Catholicism, Culture and Britishness in 19th and 20th century Prose and Practice'
Martin Potter (York): 'Evelyn Waugh, Muriel Sparks and David Jones: Three Twentieth Century Writers on Catholic Identity'
Fr. Richard Duffield (St. Wilfrid's, York Oratory): '"What then does Dr. Newman mean?" Twentieth Century Writer's Reactions to John Henry Newman'
2 November, 2017 - Inaugural Seminar: 'How to Represent "The End"?'
Tom Bromwell (York): 'Death is Not the End: Charles Sim's Last Paintings'
Erik Tonning (Norwegian Study Centre): '"To think perhaps it won't all have been for nothing!" Eschatological Ambiguity in Endgame'