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Psalm Culture and the Politics of Translation

July 15, 2013

The Psalms have been at the centre of English religious life, language and identity since the seventh century. This conference aims to bring together scholars working in different periods and disciplines to open up new avenues of discussion and debate. Psalm Culture and the Politics of Translation will feature keynote addresses and plenary panels featuring Daniel Anlezark (Sydney), Roger Bowers (Cambridge), Brian Cummings (York), Vincent Gillespie (Oxford), Hannibal Hamlin (Ohio State), Clare King’oo (University of Connecticut), Michael Kuczynski (Tulane), David Lawton (Washington University in St Louis), James Simpson (Harvard), Elizabeth Solopova (Oxford), Lynn Staley (Colgate University), Eric Stanley (Oxford), Annie Sutherland (Oxford), Elaine Treharne (Stanford) and Rivkah Zim (King’s College, London) as well as over forty further papers from leading and emerging scholars within this field. Planned session cover a range of different subjects from the Paris Psalter to the Sidney Psalter, responses to the Psalms in Anglo-Saxon England to Anglo-Scottish Psalters in the Civil War period, visual culture and literary form.

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July 15, 2013
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