Archive for November, 2012

Early Modern Digital Agendas at the Folger Institute

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

Early Modern Digital Agendas at the Folger Institute In July 2013, the Folger Institute will offer ‘Early Modern Digital Agendas’ under the direction of Jonathan Hope, Professor of Literary Linguistics at the University of Strathclyde. It is an National Endowment for the Humanities-funded, three-week institute that will explore the robust set of digital tools with [...]

’55 Days’ by Howard Brenton

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

’55 Days’ is the sold-out play by Howard Brenton that addresses the tumultuous two months that climaxed with the regicide of 1649.  The play is based around the historical narrative which is well known.  Charles I has lost two civil wars and is held captive by parliament; but the king is still the king and [...]

Dr Tara Hamling, ‘Beyond the Closet’, 30 Nov 2012: Our Next Event!

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

Beyond the Closet: Material Props for Domestic Devotion in Post-Reformation England Dr Tara Hamling Friday 30 November, Malet St, room B02, 6.30 pm We are delighted to invite you to our next lecture. Dr Tara Hamling works at Birmingham University where she teaches courses on both Shakespeare and the Reformation. She has published widely on [...]

CFP: Poetics and Prose Theory in Early Modern English, York, May 2013

Monday, November 19th, 2012

Poetics and Prose Theory in Early Modern English call for papers 29 May 2013, CREMS, University of York A day symposium – Speakers include Gavin Alexander (Cambridge), Jennifer Richards (Newcastle) Papers are invited (c. 20 minutes) on any aspect of early modern poetics and prose theory, in (or relating to) English writing of the period. [...]

Symposium on Reading and Health in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1800

Saturday, November 10th, 2012

Symposium on Reading and Health in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1800  Medieval and Early Modern Research Group, Newcastle University 5-6July 2013 Keynote speakers Katharine Craik Helen Smith Richard Wistreich This symposium will explore how early modern texts engage with the regulation of the body and mind through reading. It will investigate the connections between reading and [...]

Birkbeck Early Modern Society