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Related Announcements

We're happy to share the following announcements from our friends at other institutions around the country and the world (listed in order of date/deadline):

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Biblical Hebrew Poetry as Jewish & Christian Scripture for the 21st Century

Conference Dates: June 24-25, 2019
Location: Ushaw College (Durham, UK)

May 27, 2019

Speakers Include
Benjamin Sommer: Parallelism & Preaching: Poetic Form & Religious Function
Ellen Davis: The Psalms, the Poetry of Healing
John Goldingay: On Reading Genesis 49
David Firth: Hannah's Song (1 Sam 2:1-10): On the Interface of Poetics & Ethics in an Embedded Poem
Rev. Megan Daffern: How Wise are the Psalms as Prayers? 
Rabbi Shai Held: Can the Psalms of Lament Redeem Us?
Katie Heffelfinger: Truth & Hidden Things: Reading Isa 45:9-25 as Scripture
Yisca Zimran: The Dynamic Relationship between God & Man in the Book of Hosea: A Synchronic Reading

The conference includes an After-Dinner Poetry Reading & Discussion with award-winning poet and professor, Michael Symmons Roberts​.

Sponsored by
Ushaw College
Durham University's Centre for Catholic Studies
Centre for the Study of Jewish Culture, Society, and Politics

​Catholicism, Literature, and the Arts II: Legacies and Revivals

Conference Dates: July 8-10, 2019 
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Location: Ushaw College and St. Chad's College (both in Durham, UK)

 June 9, 2019

Speakers Include
Paul B. Murray, OP (Angelicum, Rome)
Robin Jensen (University of Notre Dame)
Patricia Waugh (Durham University)
Cordula Grewe (Indiana University)
Bennett Zon (Durham University)
Martin Dubois (Durham University)

Sponsored by
Durham University's Centre for Catholic Studies 
Ushaw College
Center for Ethics & Culture, University of Notre Dame's International London Global Gateway

CALL FOR PAPERS—The Franciscan Legacy from the 13th Century to the 21st

Proposal Deadline: June 13, 2019 (10:00am local Durham time)

Conference Dates: November 5-7, 2019 
Location: Durham, UK
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Full Conference Title:
The Franciscan Legacy from the 13th Century to the 21st—Assessing the Continuing Significance of St. Francis and the Franciscan Traditions of Theology, Spirituality, and Action (A Conference in Honor of the 800th Anniversary of St. Francis' Meeting with Sultan Malek Al-Kamil)

Sponsored by
Durham University's Centre for Catholic Studies 
Franciscan Families of the UK and Ireland

From Rebellion to Reconciliation: Anglican-Catholic Relations from 1569 to the Present (Regional, National, and International Perspectives)

Conference Dates: September 17-19, 2019 
Location: Ushaw College and St. Chad's College (both in Durham, UK)

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Speakers Include
Revd. Prof. Paul Avis (Durham and Exeter Universities)
Dr. Julie Clague (University of Glasgow)
Prof. Eamon Duffy (Emeritus, Cambridge University)
Revd. Prof. Paul Fiddes (Regent's Park College, University of Oxford)
Dr. Theodora Hawksley, CJ 
Prof. Paul D. Murray (Durham University)
Revd. Prof. Oliver O'Donovan (Emeritus, Edinburgh University)
Revd. Canon Dr. Peter Sedgwick (ARCIC III)
Revd. Dr. Gabrielle Thomas (Durham University)
Sr. Prof. Susan Wood, SCL (Marquette University)

Sponsored by
Durham University's Centre for Catholic Studies 
Ushaw College
The Michael Ramsey Centre for Anglican Studies
Durham Cathedral