BCTR 2017: The Return to Birmingham


May 30, 2017 by Harnessing Chaos

The Bible, Critical Theory, and Reception (Seminar), 12-13th July 2017

Location: Prince of Wales pub, 118 Alcester Road, Moseley, Birmingham, B13 8EE. Look at their website.


The seventh annual BCTR Seminar will be dedicated to some of the latest developments in biblical studies. 

Building on the success of the Bible and Critical Theory seminar and journal in the southern hemisphere, this approximate northern hemisphere equivalent will welcome papers in the general areas of critical theory, cultural studies and reception history. Reception history is broadly understood to include the use, influence and receptions of biblical texts in all aspects of what might conventionally be called ‘culture’ (e.g. film, pop music, literature, politics etc.). 

This two-day seminar will be held in Birmingham, 12-13th July, 2017 at a venue to be announced shortly. The seminar will run from noon on day 1 to mid-afternoon on day 2 and will be free of charge; accommodation will have to be found privately.

Anyone interested in presenting a paper (typically in a 30 minute slot), or would like any other further information, should contact James Crossley and/or John Lyons. Paper proposals should include a title and abstract (c. 200 words). 

Postgraduate students are warmly invited to offer paper proposals. The deadline for offers of papers is 15th June.

Birmingham is, of course, home to the Balti triangle.


3 thoughts on “BCTR 2017: The Return to Birmingham

  1. Steven Patrick Morrissey says:

    This is precisely what I had in mind when I wrote that there would be panic on the streets.
    Yours faithfully,
    Steven Patrick Morrissey
    Your generation’s best lyricist, poet, etc


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