Lectures and Seminars

 

Reading Essential Texts: Plato’s Republic’ – Temenos Academy, April to June 2018.

‘Shakespeare’s Venice’ and ‘Wonder in Shakespeare’s Early Comedies’. Shakespeare Summer Programme, University of Cambridge ICE, Monday 13 to Friday 17 August 2018.

‘Desire and the Flowering of Love’, The Flowering of Love and Eckhartian Spirituality,  study day organised by The Eckhart Society,  Saturday 2 June 2018 at the Carmelite Priory Thicket, York.

‘The Language of Wonder and Adoration in the Platonic Tradition’, Temenos Young Scholars and the Saint Damien Community Conference, American College in Leuven, Belgium, Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 May 2018.

A Midusmmer Night’s Dream: Love, Imagination and Poetic Truth’, MA in Myth, Cosmology and the Sacred, Canterbury Christchurch University, 4 November 2017.

Geometry, Philosophy and the Music of the Spheres’ with Tom Bree and Daniel Doherty, Temenos at Cowdray Park, October 2017.

‘The Play of Reason and Imagination in Shakespeare’s Midusmmer Night’s Dream’, Shakespeare Summer Programme, University of Cambridge, 11 August 2017.

‘Love, Language and the Truth of Things: On the Mythic in Plato’, Temenos Academy Plato Study Day, July 2017. Available Online here

‘Reading Essential Texts: Plato’s Symposium’, Temenos Academy, May-June 2017 (Seminar Series)

‘Memory, Wonder and Transformative Forgiveness in Shakespeare’s The Tempest’, GCF, University of Oxford, 22 May 2017. Available Online here

‘The Transformation of Reality in The Tempest’ , Temenos Academy, 14 March 2017. Available Online here

The Spirit of Poetic Vision: William Blake’s Songs of Innocence and Experience’ , The William Blake Society (September-November 2016) (Seminar Series).

‘The Head, the Heart, the Hand’, with Tom Bree and Daniel Doherty, Temenos at Cowdray Park, October 2016.

‘The Brightest Heaven of Invention: Patterns of Love and Justice in Shakespeare’s Histories’, Temenos Academy, June 2016. Available Online here

‘Reading Essential Texts: Plato’s Gorgias’, Temenos Academy, February-March 2016 (Seminar Series).

‘The Influence of Neoplatonic Philosophy in Early Renaissance Art’, Prince of Wales’ School for the Traditional Arts, January 2016.

‘Wisdom, Knowledge and Virtue: Reading Plato’s Meno’, 28 May-July 1st 2016, (Seminar Series).

‘Plato: Beauty, Art and the Manifestation of Cosmic Order’, Prince of Wales’ School for the Traditional Arts, January 2015.

‘Poetic Truth and Socratic Midwifery in Shakespeare’, Rewley House, Oxford, October 2014. Published in Temenos Academy Review 18

‘Teaching a Sacred Cosmos: Shakespeare and Education’, Temenos Academy, February 2013. Published in Temenos Academy Review 16