Be prepared: Divine creation and linguistic creations: a conference in celebration of Professor Janet Soskice’s work

A conference on Janet Soskice's work will take place at the Divinity Faculty on the 1st of December with speakers from Yale, Notre Dame and Cambridge. In anticipation of  this event, here are bibliographical details and links for a selection of publications by Professor Soskice available in print and online to Cambridge students and staff … Continue reading Be prepared: Divine creation and linguistic creations: a conference in celebration of Professor Janet Soskice’s work

Recently added to e-stock: Routledge ebooks May to September 2017

Yours truly regularly gets invited to recommend Routledge ebook titles, as do other Faculty and Department librarians. The latest batch (May to September 2017), includes the following titles, which might be of interest to members of the Faculty of Divininity. Marriage, Gender and Islam in Indonesia Women Negotiating Informal Marriage, Divorce and Desire, by Maria … Continue reading Recently added to e-stock: Routledge ebooks May to September 2017

Be prepared: Celebrating Transgender Awareness Week

The programme is (each day starts at 1pm): Mon 13 Nov 2017 DANIEL WEISS Beyond male and female: multiple genders in classical rabbinic Judaism Tues 14 Nov 2017 ANKUR BARUA Subjectivities of Transgender in Hindu devotional poetry, music and theology Wed 15 Nov 2017 CHRISTINA BEARDSLEY Up Close and Personal: revisiting the novel I Want … Continue reading Be prepared: Celebrating Transgender Awareness Week

Three in one

It is the end of week 3, and we haven't posted anything this academic year (yet!), so this will be your "three in one" post (I have been having three ideas for a "timely" posts), and wish I had had time to post this earlier. The most common misconception is that librarians have quiet summers. … Continue reading Three in one

Library Survey 2017: Book availability (Set/reading list texts)

In this year's library survey the answers to the question 'If you could change one thing...' repeatedly mentioned the desire for more copies of set texts and reading list books. Some of the responses on this subject were as follows: 'More than one copy of reading list books, especially for papers with primary/set texts (whether … Continue reading Library Survey 2017: Book availability (Set/reading list texts)