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Martyrdom and Christian Identity

Martyrdom and Christian Identity
170 St. George Street, Room 318
Time: Dec 8th, 10:00 am End: Dec 8th, 2:00 pm
Interest Categories: Religion, Study of (FAS), Medieval Studies (FAS)
Graduate Symposium

The Department for the Study of Religion is pleased to present a graduate symposium

Martyrdom and Christian Identity


10:00-10:25am “Martyrdom in the Nag Hammadi Codices and Clement of Alexandria”
Ania Cwikla, Department for the Study of Religion

10:25-10:50am “Martyring an Image of St. Katherine”
Alexandra Atiya, Centre for Medieval Studies

10:50-11:15am “Seeing the Divine: The Delphic Oracle and the Martyrdom of Perpetua”
Hannah Wilkinson, Department for the Study of Religion

11:15-11:40am “Martyrs as Brides of Christ: The Eroticization of Martyrdom”
Emily Laflèche, Department for the Study of Religion

11:40am – Noon Coffee Break

12:00-12:25pm “The Donatist Controversy and the Augustinian Response”
Rohail Alikhan, Department for the Study of Religion

12:25-12:50pm “Louis David Riel: The Death of a Messianic Métis Martyr”
Eric Buzzin, Department for the Study of Religion

12:50-1:15pm “Thomas Becket: An Ideal Martyr. Studies in the Iconography of Canterbury Pilgrim Souvenirs”
Zinaida Uzdenskaya, Centre for Medieval Studies

1:15-1:40pm “The Manhattan Declaration: Legacies of the Early Church”
Samuel Klumpenhouwer, Centre for Medieval Studies

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