CFP: Dead Souls at Durham

Further afield, this April conference at Durham could be of interest to early modernists and medievalists alike.

‘Dead Souls in Literature’ (14-16 April, 2008).

Small international conference exploring the engagement of literature with religion, sponsored by the Centre for Death and Life Studies, Department of Theology & Religion, Durham University.

Abstracts for Papers including work in progress and open discussion around texts invited by 17 March 2008.  Postgraduate papers welcome (no more than 20 minutes in length.)

Submissions so far include a wide range of material, from Shakespeare to Soviet writing.

Papers are eligible to be posted for publication, if desired, on the Literature and Religion web pages of the Durham University Department of Theology & Religion department website.

Link to the past conference in this series, ‘Vertical Time and Space in Literature’ July 2005.

Accommodation, breakfast and evening meals will be provided at St Mary’s College, Elvet Hill Road, DURHAM, DH1 3LR.  Papers will be delivered at Abbey House, Palace Green, Durham, adjacent to the Cathedral, under a mile away from St Mary’s College. Lifts will be arranged for anyone with a mobility problem.

Day visitors to the conference will be welcome.

For queries and questions relation to the conference, please email with subject line Dead Souls:
Dr Gillian Boughton
St Mary’s College, Elvet Hill Road, DURHAM, DH1 3LR.

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