Some dates for your diaries: Birkbeck Early Modern Society Events for Spring and Summer 2015!
All meetings begin at 6.30 at Birkbeck, venues to be confirmed, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or check back here at the Intelligencer for more information.
16 January 2015: Dr Susan Anderson, Leeds Trinity, Representing Early Modern Disability
6 February 2015, Dr Simon Smith, University of Oxford, Hearing, Seeing and Feeling Music in the Early Modern Playhouse
6 March 2015, Dr William Pettigrew, University of Kent, Royal African Company and the Development of the English Slave Trade, c 1670-1750
17 April 2015, Dr Philip Mansel, Louis XIV and Nationalism
8 May 2015, Dr Linda Grant, From Pornographic Sparrows to Nashe’s Dildo: Exploring the Erotic in Early Modern Literature
5 June 2015, Dr Alixe Bovey, University of Kent, The Guildhall Giants, Lord Mayors Pageants and political dialects, 1600-1750
3 July 2015, Professor Peter Mack, Renaissance Rhetoric as Questions about Literature, with special reference to Hamlet and Tom Jones
Lecture: Malet Street B18
End of year Party: Malet Street B29
Our events include refreshments and are free for members (membership for the 14/15 academic year is £7 – you can join at any of our events) and £4 for non members.