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
To register and for more information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
New Orientations and Reorientations:
across cultures, disciplines, spaces and forms of knowledge
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'
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