Art and the religious imagination
Deborah Lewer: ICH HABE ANGST: Rosemarie Trockel, Art, Belief and Fear

Dr Deborah Lewer is Senior Lecturer in History of Art at the University of Glasgow. Her research focus is on the German-speaking avant-gardes, particularly Dada and modern art in Weimar Germany. She also works on aspects of post-1945 art in divided Germany and on the intersection of theology and the arts. She currently writing a book on the founder of Dada and the Cabaret Voltaire, Hugo Ball. She is a Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, a Visiting Scholar at Sarum College and also serves on the editorial board of the Association of Art Historian’s journal, Art History.

Joseph Twist, ‘God is Beautiful, Ugly, Dead: Navid Kermani, Feridun Zaimoglu, and (More Than) Christian Art’

Dr Joseph Twist is a Lecturer in German Studies at University College Dublin. In broad terms, he is interested in the intersection of philosophy, religion and literature. His monograph ‘Mystical Islam and Cosmopolitanism in Contemporary German Literature: Openness to Alterity’ (2018) focuses on the interaction between mystical and postmodern thought in the work of contemporary German authors of various Muslim backgrounds.
Date: 9 March 2022, 16:15 (Wednesday, 8th week, Hilary 2022)
Venue: Zoom (contact organisers for link)
Speakers: Deborah Lewer (University of Glasgow), Joseph Twist (UCD)
Organising department: Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages
Organisers: Dr Mary Boyle (Linacre College, Oxford), Rey Conquer (Pembroke College)
Part of: Imagining Belief
Booking required?: Not required
Audience: Members of the University only
Editor: Rey Lawson Conquer