JOIN US at The Center for the Study of C. S. Lewis & Friends at Taylor University for our 11th Biennial Frances White Ewbank Colloquium, May 31-June 3, 2018.
We have a rich history, spanning twenty years of fellowship and scholarship, featuring important keynote addresses by top scholars in the field from both sides of the Atlantic, workshops, panels, performances, and, most important, original scholarship and creative work from scholars, teachers, students, fans, and friends. The 2016 Lewis and Friends Colloquium included almost 100 presentations in 36 sessions. For the second time in our history, the colloquium will be a cooperative venture between the Taylor Center and the C. S. Lewis and Inklings Society.
2018 Keynote Speakers: Stephen Prickett, Crystal Downing, Ron Reed, Joe Christopher, Crystal Hurd, and Charlie Starr.
2018 Conference Theme: “The Faithful Imagination”
Call for Paper Submissions: We invite paper proposals on any topic related to C. S. Lewis and Friends (broadly defined)–Owen Barfield, G. K. Chesterton, George MacDonald, Dorothy L. Sayers, J.R.R. Tolkien, Charles Williams, and others. We especially encourage papers on the conference theme.
Student Writing Contest: Currently enrolled undergraduate students may submit critical essays on the work of or a related author or creative work inspired by C. S. Lewis and friends.