Archive for March, 2012

The Women’s Library is seeking a new home

Monday, March 26th, 2012

On Wednesday 14 March, London Metropolitan University’s Board of Governors announced that they will be seeking a new home, custodian or sponsor of The Women’s Library’s collections. If a new home is not found by the end of December 2012, the Library will move to opening hours of one day per week for a period [...]

The Early Modern Lucretius, Corpus Christi College, Oxford, 16-17 May 2012

Monday, March 26th, 2012

The Early Modern Lucretius Corpus Christi College, Oxford, 16-17 May 2012 Stephen Greenblatt’s The Swerve: How the Renaissance Began vividly narrates the rediscovery of Lucretius’ great philosophical epic, the De rerum natura. Professor Greenblatt will open an interdisciplinary conference to be held by the Centre for Early Modern Studies, University of Oxford, on ‘The Early [...]

Dr Laura Jacobs, ‘Writing about Blindness in Early Modern England: the case of John Milton ‘, 23 March

Monday, March 19th, 2012

Dr Laura Jacobs, ‘Writing about Blindness in Early Modern England: the case of John Milton (1608-1674)’, Friday 23 March, 6.30 pm, Malet St, room B18 We are delighted to invite you to our next event at which our secretary, Dr Laura Jacobs, will present some of the findings of her PhD on Milton and blindness [...]

Birkbeck Medieval and Renaissance Summer School, 27-29 June 2012

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

The newly-founded Birkbeck Medieval and Renaissance Summer School will deliver exciting, cutting-edge research to postgraduates and early-career scholars, and will help participants develop crucial research skills. Hosted by Birkbeck, University of London, and located in the heart of Bloomsbury, the Summer School draws together some of Britain’s foremost scholars of Medieval and Renaissance literature, art, [...]

Baited Hooks at All Hallows by the Tower, 22 March 2012

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

Baited Hooks 22 March 2012, 7 pm All Hallows by the Tower Presented by All Hallows by the Tower and Clio’s Company, Baited Hooks: Risk in Henry VII’s London is a piece of site specific theatre relating to All Hallows by the Tower in 1533. Everything that happens in the show could have happened in [...]

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