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Centre for Catholic Studies

Founded in 2008, the Centre for Catholic Studies at Durham University represents a creative partnership between academy and church: a centre within the pluralist, public academy for critically constructive Catholic studies of the highest academic standing.

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Call for Papers: Catholicism, Literature, and the Arts, 1850 to the Present

Proposals for short papers of 20 minutes are invited for an international conference on Catholicism, literature, and the arts, taking place on 5-7 July 2017. Among the main topics and themes of the conference are Catholic memoir and autobiography; Catholic fiction and poetry; Catholic readership; journalism; publishers and archives; and the visual arts. The conference will include film, music, and the visual arts, as well as literature. It will also draw on works of art and literature closely associated with Ushaw College.

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