Keynote Speakers Confirmed

We are happy to announce that Wouter Hanegraaff, Linda Dalrymple Henderson, and Massigmo Introvigne will be providing the three keynotes for our upcoming conference in 2017. As leading scholars who have consistently worked at the intersection of esotericism, the arts, and various contexts touching on Swedenborg, we are delighted and grateful to have their respective expertise contribute to “Swedenborg and the Arts.” Titles and details about each of their talks will be forthcoming. Continue reading “Keynote Speakers Confirmed”



We are pleased to announce a major international conference on the Scandinavian scientist, mystic, and theologian Emanuel Swedenborg (1688–1772) and his substantial impact on the visual, musical, theatrical, and literary arts. Taking place between June 6-9, 2017 on the campus of Bryn Athyn College (Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania, USA), the three-and-a-half day conference represents an unprecedented collaboration between academic institutions, research centers, and publishing houses related to the academic study of Swedenborg. The conference will be the first of its kind that is specifically devoted to situating Swedenborg’s place in the history of art, literature, and related disciplines. Continue reading “Announcement”