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

How to get here (directions & transport)

To register and for more information, contact: earlymodernorientations@gmail.com

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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