Richard Strier: Religion & Literature Seminar


Location: 202 McKenna Hall


Richard A. Strier, Sulzberger Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus at the University of Chicago and the 2013-2014 Religion and Literature lecturer, will offer a seminar entitled “God and the Social: Reading Herbert’s ‘Love’ (3).”  Additional poems to be considered include “Dialogue,” “The Holdfast,” “Unkindness,” and “Ungratefulness,” all from Herbert’s The Temple.  Participants should bring copies of these poems with them. 

If you would like to register for this seminar, please write to Susannah Monta at

Professor Strier's visit is sponsored by Religion and Literature, the ISLA Henkels Lecture fund, the Department of English, the minor in Philosophy, Religion, and Literature, and the Program of Liberal Studies.