Verge Conference 2016

“He [the reader] does not despise real woods because he has read of enchanted woods; the reading makes all real woods a little enchanted.”  

C.S. Lewis
On Stories: And Other Essays on Literature

This interdisciplinary arts conference will feature presentations on topics relating to and stimulated by the work of the group of Oxford authors known as The Inklings—including C.S. Lewis, Owen Barfield, Charles Williams, and J.R.R. Tolkien, as well as friends such as Dorothy L. Sayers, and their literary mentors, earlier writers such as George MacDonald and G.K. Chesterton.

Keynote Speaker

  • Dr. Michael Ward “C.S. Lewis and the Arts”
    Senior Research Fellow, Blackfriars Hall, University of Oxford
    Author of Planet Narnia (Oxford University Press, 2008)

For more information about the papers being presented and for registration information, please visit the conference website:  http://www.twu.ca/academics/samc/interdisciplinary/conferences/default.html

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