Annual Conference

Our annual conference will take place on 29-30 August 2014 at the University of Glasgow.

Nuns’ Literacies -Medieval to Modern 

Call for Papers
 
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
 
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