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The Queen Mary Centre for Religion and Literature in English

Lunchtime Work-in-Progress Seminar 2016

20 January 2016: Welcome lunch

3 February 2016: Ben Dawson (QMUL, English) [ ]othing

17 February 2016: Lucy Razzall (QMUL, English) “Thrust into the Trundle-bed of the last two lines”: Typography, Argument, and the Space of the Early Modern Page
Caroline Bowden (QMUL, History) Editing Convent Chronicles for Modern Readers: Some Practical Issues

9 March 2016: Reading group: Friedrich Schleiermacher, ‘On Religion: Speeches to Its Cultural Despisers’ (1799), speech 2 ‘On the Essence of Religion’ introduced by Mike Gilbert (QMUL, English)

4 May 2016: Reading group: Talal Asad, ‘Formations of the Secular’ (extract) introduced by Suzanne Hobson (QMUL, English)

18 May 2016: Alison McNaught (QMUL, English)  Stock in Trade: Evidence of quantities of Bible and Common Prayer stocks from the Probate Inventory of William Fenner, printer to the University of Cambridge 1731-1734
Isabel Rivers (QMUL, English) Two popular Bible editions: John Wesley’s Explanatory Notes upon the New Testament (first published 1755) and Thomas Scott’s The Holy Bible . . . with Original Notes, and Practical Observations (first published 1788-92)