Annual conference for History of Women Religious of Britain & Ireland

Annual conference for History of Women Religious of Britain & Ireland

The annual conference for History of Women Religious of Britain & Ireland that will take place at the University of Glasgow, 29-30 August 2014.
the event is co-sponsored by the Scottish Religious Cultures Network in the School of Critical Studies.

The conference theme is: Nuns’ Literacies -Medieval to Modern.

There is a current call for papers for any aspect of literacy & women religious of Britain & Ireland including but not limited to:
•             Reading
•             Writing
•             Learning
•             Textual cultures
•             Book ownership
•             Education of women religious
•             Visual literacy
•             Numeracy
•             Texts written by or read by women religious
•             Latin and vernacular texts
•             Language
•             Communication & exchange of texts
•             Record keeping & governance
•             Letters
•             Map and plan making
•             Musicology
•             Female agency & power
•             Codocology
•             Community libraries
•             Acts of reading and writing
•             Community texts
•             Printing
•             Craft & creation
•             Stereotypes of women religious & literacy

You can also find the info here website:

Send abstracts* of no more than 200 words to: hwrbi.conference@gmail.com

*Please include title of the paper, email contact details & affiliation
•    Deadline 28 March 2014

If you have any further questions about the conference please feel free to contact the conference organisers at hwbri.conference@gmail.com
 
We look forward to seeing you in Glasgow!

The Conference Organisers are:

•    Scott Spurlock – Theology and Religious Studies – Scottish Religious Cultures Network
•    Kimm Curran – Steering Committee – History of Women Religious of Britain and Ireland