Religion & Lit Conversation: Dante, Dracula, Delillo


Location: B024 McKenna Hall

R L Conversation Fall 2016 6


Please join us as we welcome issues 47.2 and 47.3 into print with another stimulating conversation hosted in the Religion & Literature conference room. Our open forum conversation begins with a short panel titled “Dante, Dracula, and DeLillo” presented by Notre Dame graduate students Thomas Graff, Cesar Soto, and Finola Prendergast.

Copies of 47.2 and 47.3 are available in the English Department office or by request. Participants are encouraged (but not required) to review the following articles:

  • “The Pace of Praise: Might Theology Walk Together with Literature” by Robin Kirkpatrick (47.3)
  • Review of Dante and the Sense of Transgression: “The Trespass of the Sign”by Christian Moevs (47.2)
  • “An Up-To-Date Religion: The Challenges and Constructions of Belief in Dracula” by Elizabeth Sanders (47.3)
  • “Cosmological Metafiction: Gnosticism in Don DeLillo’s Libra” by Graley Herren (47.2)

We welcome a cross-disciplinary community of undergraduates, graduates, and faculty members who share the journal’s interests and concerns. Come join us!

Pizza and other edible aids-to-reflection will be provided.

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Prior reading of the articles and reviews in these issues that
directly address our three chosen topics is encouraged but not
required. Please see for more details.