The Witches of St Osyth, Marion Gibson
Love Spells and Lost Treasure, Tabitha Stanmore
February 21, 2018: Inaugural Meeting
March 28, 2018: Dr. Emily Selove, “A Medieval Arabic Handbook of Magic”
May 30, 2018: Professor Marion Gibson: “Rediscovering Renaissance Witchcraft”
October 10, 2018: Barbara Dunn: “The Astrologer and the Physician”
November 14, 2018: Professor Nick Groom: “The Vampire: A New History”
January 16, 2019: Anna Milon: “The Temptation of Margaret Murray”
February 15, 2019: Howard Gayton: How does one place personal experience and epistemologies within the academic study of magic?
March 6, 2019: Dr. Bryan Brown and Olya Petrakova-Brown: MakeTank and methodologies of the drama department applied to the study of magic.
October 10, 2019: Dr. Earl Fontainelle, ‘Latin as Diabolical Vox Magica in Horror Cinema’
November 7th, 2019: Dorka Tamás, ‘Sylvia Plath and the Supernatural: Witches and Magic in Plath’s Poetry and Fiction’
December 5th, 2019: Professor Brian Rappert, “A Performance of Dissimulation: The Magic of Deception in Social and Political Life”
January 22, 2020: Samuel Gillis Hogan, “Stars in the Hand: British Latin Medieval Chiromancy and its Scholastic and Astrological Influences”
March 18, 2020: Anna Milon, “The Wildest God: Margaret Murray’s influence on interpretations of the ‘Sorcerer’ cave image.”
April 3rd, 2020: Dr. Emily Selove, “Siraj al-Din al-Sakkaki’s Dangerous Books”
May 27th, 2020: Sarah Scaife, “Visions as practise in practice-based research.”
October 14, 2020: Professor Brian Rappert, “(In)Authentic Selves: How Magicians Craft Truth and Deception in Autobiographies”
November 17th, 2020: Anna Milon and Crystal Hollis, “Popular Magic: Then and Now” : register here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/popular-magic-then-and-now-tickets-122826516417
December 18, 2020: Michelle Szydlowski leads a conversation about the use and symbolic significance of animals in magic and beyond.
February 3, 2021: Dr. Luca Patrizi, “Hydromancy in the Ancient, Late Antique, and Medieval Islamic world”
March 3, 3021: Terri Windling: “The Modern Fairies Project”
October 27th, 2021:Dr. Kara Reilly: A Medium to History: The Lyric Theatre as a Hauntological Site
Nov 29th-30th, 2021: Medicine, Magic and Healing: a workshop organised by Professor Nahyan Fancy: https://www.exeter.ac.uk/news/events/details/index.php?event=11747
February 2nd, 2022: Howard Gayton, “Listening to the Land: Pilgrimage to COP26.”
February 23, 2022: Professors Catherine Rider and Dionisius Agius: ‘Popular Healing: Christian and Islamic Medical Practices and the Roman Inquisition in Early Modern Malta’
March 24th, 2022: Samuel Gillis Hogan: “Fairies in Summoning Spells and Occult Philosophy, 1400-1700: The Articulation of a Learned Christian Animism at the Cusp of Modernity”
April 27, 2022: Sarah Scaife, Show not tell: ‘La Medicina Incerta‘
September 28, 2022: Professor Tim Insoll: The ‘Magical’ Properties of Shrines and Figurines in Northern Ghana
October 19, 2022, co-hosted with the University of Exeter’s Center for Early Modern Studies
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