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Early Modern Orientations

Early Modern Orientations:

Friday 17 May 2013

Symposium on the Arts and Humanities, 1500-1800 + PGR Masterclass (16th May)

University of East Anglia
Elizabeth Fry Building 01.08

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On Thursday 16 May, Steven Mullaney (Michigan) will also be running an interdisciplinary seminar on early modern studies, open to all PGR students and staff.

More details on this seminar / masterclass





New Orientations and Reorientations:
across cultures, disciplines, spaces and forms of knowledge


11.30 Introduction

11.45 Miles Ogborn (QMUL) – ‘The Freedom of Speech: Talk and Slavery in the Caribbean'

12.30 Steven Mullaney (Michigan) – ‘The Wreckage of History: Collective memory, structural amnesia, and the Shakespearean history play'

13.15 lunch break

14.00 Krystel Chehab (UBC) – ‘Severed Heads: The Aftermath of Violence in Spanish Still-life Painting'

14.45 Peter Womack (UEA) – ‘Place on the Early Modern Stage: Thomas Heywood's A Woman Killed With Kindness'

15.30 tea/coffee

16.00 Angela Vanhaelen (McGill) – ‘Setting Arguments in Motion: Automata in the Labyrinths of Amsterdam'

16.45 Mark Jenner (York) – ‘Polite and Excremental Labour? The Nightmen of London c.1600-c.1800'

17.30 Discussion panel

18.00 End

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