Of interest to our readers and friends in the DC area: Dr. James Matthew Wilson–scholar, critic, poet, and Dappled Things author–is giving a talk on faith and art at Catholic University of America. From the CUA flyer:
“Art Is a Jealous God: Aesthetic Autonomy and the Claims of the Divine”Dr. James Matthew WilsonFriday, February 5th, 6pmHannan Hall, Room 108, The Catholic University of AmericaHow does the serious artist represent the religious and spiritual dimensions of human experience, especially in a culture suspicious of art that contemplates the divine? Award-winning scholar and poet James Matthew Wilson, Ph.D. (Villanova University) will address this question and others in his talk, “Art is a Jealous God: Aesthetic Autonomy and the Claims of the Divine” at The Catholic University of America on February 5th.
Light reception to follow. Tickets to lecture and reception are free and open to the public. Registration kindly requested: http://jamesmatthewwilson.eventbrite.com/
Hope to see some of you there!