Leicester Early Modern Research Seminar

The Leicester Early Modern Research Seminar, run by the Schools of English and History, is for staff, postgraduates, and anyone with an interest in the period 1500-1800.

We meet on Monday evenings in the second semester to hear visiting speakers and Leicester-based researchers give papers. The convenors are Ian Harris (History),  Kate Loveman (English), & John Coffey (History).

If you would like to be added to the list to receive programme updates, please email earlymodern@le.ac.uk.

 

Second Semester 2017

(Twenty-first year)


Talks are on 5.15pm on Mondays


30 JANUARY

Steph Coster (Leicester)

‘Robert Boulter and Marvell’s Miscellaneous Poems’

 

13 FEBRUARY

Valerie Rumbold (Birmingham)

‘Ignoring Swift? The Reception of the Bickerstaff Hoax in

Dublin Print’

 

20 FEBRUARY

Thomas Ahnert (Edinburgh)

David Hume and the Moderates

 

6 MARCH

Anne Marie D’Arcy (Leicester)

‘Feminine Concepts of the Soul, the Church and Spiritual

Priesthood in Aemilia Lanyer’s Salve Deus Rex Judaeorum’


20 MARCH

Perry Gauci (Oxford)

‘Friends and Countrymen: London Private Bankers in

Eighteenth-century Society’

 

8 MAY

David Ceri Jones (Aberystwyth)

‘Editing the Letters of George Whitfield (1714-70)’

 

All meetings are in Charles Wilson Building on the Fourth Floor.

Papers till 20 March inclusive are in Charles Wilson 401/402 (this is one room).

The paper on 8 May is in Charles Wilson 403/404 (also one room).

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