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TACMRS 2018 conference

    Welcome to the website of TACMRS 2018, Between Humanity and Divinity: In Literature, Art, Religion and Culture, an interdisciplinary conference organised by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literature and the Centre of Language Teaching and Research at National Chi Nan University. Our university is situated in a mountainous area and close to…

Posted by on October 12, 2018 in News

Books by Others about William Franke’s Books + General Review Essays

Books by Others about William Franke’s Books + General Review Essays Contemporary Debates in Negative Theology and Philosophy, eds. Nahum Brown and J. Aaron Simmons (London: Palgrave MacMillan, 2017) (xi + 464 pages), Palgrave Frontiers in Philosophy of Religion Series — includes responses by William Franke to each of fourteen essays.        …

Posted by on September 24, 2018 in News

Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Psychology and the Other, 2019

Dante Salon Call for Papers            

Posted by on September 15, 2018 in News

Video-taped Lectures

2023 Videorecording of Boston College Vita Nuova lecture: “Dante’s New Life, or How Phenomenological Reduction Enables Theological Revelation”   “Taking Letters Literally and Figuring the Unsayable: Plato’s Apophatic Legacy”, GUEST LECTURE for 7th Platonic Summer Seminar: ἄγραφα δόγματα, Platonic Academy, IPS, International Plato Society, Lanckorona (Krakow), Poland, June 25-July 2, 2023 Franke Lecture, “Pandemics and Apocalypse in World…

Posted by on August 26, 2018 in News

Tübingen Cusanus lecture 2015

Posted by on May 28, 2018 in News

Glasgow Comparative Mysticism Conference Lecture

“Poetry as Prophecy: From Anthropological Origins to Postmodern Apocalypses” KEYNOTE SPEECH for The Prophetic Word: Poetry, Philosophy and Theology in Conversation, The Power of the Word International Conference V, Heythrop Institute for Religion and Society (Heythrop College, University of London) and the Oxford Centre for Christianity and Culture, Regent’s Park College, University of Oxford VIDEO-RECORDING…

Posted by on April 6, 2018 in News

Frankfurt Seminar July 2016

Frankfurt seminar schedule

Posted by on April 3, 2018 in News


Apophatic Paths from Europe to China: Regions without Borders

Apophatic Paths from Europe to China: Regions Without Borders                                 Review by Bin Song in JAAR (Journal of American Academy of Religion) Review by Paula Varsano in Comparative Literature Studies 56/2 (2019): 424-28 Review by On-Cho Ng review of Apophatic…

Posted by on April 2, 2018 in News,

Notre Dame Annual Religion and Literature Lecture

Posted by on April 1, 2018 in News

York Conference – Beyond Words

Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies   Beyond Words: The Unknowable and the Unutterable in early modernity Posted on 4 June 2018 In this Keynote Address, Prof William Franke closes a conference on the parameters of the unknowable and the unutterable in early modernity. His talk addresses one of the most important figures on…

Posted by on March 31, 2018 in News

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