Religious Literacy, Consciousness and Contemplation – Valedictory Lecture by Professor Constant Mews

Online, 12 November 2021, 1600- 1730 AEDT

Professor Constant Mews joined Monash in 1987 and since 1991 has been the Director of the Centre for Religious Studies, and a founding member of the Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies. His distinguished work in religious studies, interfaith relations, medieval intellectual and religious traditions and textual editing has been recognized globally with numerous awards and fellowships. He is President of the Religious History Association, a past president of the Australian and New Zealand Association for Medieval & Early Modern Studies, a Corresponding Fellow of the Medieval Academy of America, and a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities.

Constant will mark his forthcoming retirement by delivering a lecture on religious literacy and its historical relationship to consciousness and contemplation, the focus of the Centre for Consciousness and Contemplative Studies, being established at Monash. Attendance is free but registration is essential. The lecture will take place on Zoom and guests are welcome to join the online social space ‘Wonder’ for informal conversation after the lecture.

Please register here.