Programme

Saturday 4 June 2011

9.30 Nicholas Campion (University of Wales Trinity Saint David)
  Is Astrology a Symbolic Language? A Study from Literature and Fieldwork
10.00 Ilana Wartenberg (University College, London)
  The Symbolism of the Sky in Medieval Hebrew Texts
11.30 Andrea Lobel (Concordia University, Montreal)
  From Babylon to Jerusalem: The Roots of Jewish Astrological Symbolism
12.00 Crystal Addey (University of Wales Trinity Saint David and Cardiff Univeristy
  The Lotus and the Sunflower: The Role of Symbol and Soul in Late Antique Theurgic Ritual
2.00 Dorian Greenbaum (University of Wales Trinity Saint David)
  Plutarch's Cosmological Dreams and Celestial Symbolism
2.30 Kristen Lippincott (The Exhibitions Team)
  Introducing 'The Saxl Project': A New Digital Research Resource
4.00 Darrelyn Gunzburg (University of Wales Trinity Saint David and University of Bristol)
  The Perugia Fountain: An Encyclopaedia of Sky, Culture and Society
5.00 Gary Wells (Ithaca College)
  Art, Astronomy and Symbolism in the Age of Science

Sunday 5 June 2011

10.00 Elliot Wolfson (New York University)
  Heaven as the Coincidence of Fire and Water: The Symbol of the Sky in Medieval Jewish Mysticism
11.00 Ola Wikander (Lund University)
 

The Burning Sun and the Killing Resheph: Proto-Astrological Symbolism and Ugaritic Epic

12.00 Christel Mattheuws (University of Aberdeen)
  The Marriage between Sky and Earth: Astrology as a Poeisis of Life in Central East Madagascar
12.30 Anthony Thorley (University of Wales Trinity Saint David)
  Katharine Maltwood and the Origins of the Glastonbury Landscape Zodiac
2.00 Jennifer Zahrt (University of California, Berkeley)
  The Celestial Imaginary in Weimar Cinema
2.30 Pam Armstrong (University of Wales Trinity Saint David)
  Ants and Frogs ~ Angels and Stars: A Study of Symbolism in the Use of Christmas Decorations
3.30 Liz Greene (University of Wales Trinity Saint David and University of Bristol)
  Receiving the 'Messengers': The Astrological Symbolism of Jung's Red Book
4.30 CLOSE AND FAREWELL