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Call for book proposals: Literary and Scientific Cultures of Early Modernity

Call for book series proposals: Literary & Scientific Cultures of Early Modernity For more than a decade now, Literary and Scientific Cultures of Early Modernity, http://www.ashgate.com/LITSCI, has provided a forum for groundbreaking work on the relations between literary and scientific … Continue reading

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Material Cultures of Early Modern Women’s Writing

November sees the publication of a collection of essay, Material Culture of Early Modern Women’s Writing, edited by Patricia Pender and Ros Smith and  sponsored by the Early Modern Women’s Research Network. Many of these essays arise out of papers delivered … Continue reading

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EMRC Seminar: Hannah Newton

On Wednesday 12th November, Dr Hannah Newton will speak on ‘The Sick Child in Early Modern England, 1580-1720’, the title of her recent book published by OUP, at 1.15pm in HUMMS 127, University of Reading.

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Palgrave ‘Early Modern Literature in History’ series at the Reading Early Modern Studies Conference

This year’s conference features sessions and a book exhibit celebrating the long and continuing success of the book series affiliated to the Early Modern Research Centre at Reading, Early Modern Literature in History.  Its founding editor and current co-editor Cedric … Continue reading

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Reading Early Modern Studies Conference

Each July, scholars from around the world meet at the Reading Early Modern Studies conference to debate current issues in the field. This year, our plenary speakers are Professor Benjamin Kaplan, from University College, London, who will speak on ‘ … Continue reading

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Paul’s Cross and Our Democratic Heritage, Sept. 24

Seminar on St Paul’s Cross: Preachers, People and Power  Date: 25th September 2012 Venue: Wren Suite, St Paul’s Cathedral Time: 3.00pm – 4.30pm Paul’s Cross, located in the gardens of St Paul’s Cathedral, has been considered one of the great … Continue reading

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Conference on ‘Paul’s Cross and the culture of Persuasion, 1520-1640’

McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 16-18th August, 2012. Papers will be presented on various aspects of this famous pulpit in the life of early-modern England, and especially with respect to the prominent role played by preaching at Paul’s Cross in shaping … Continue reading

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New Statue of John Donne Unveiled

A new statue of John Donne, Dean of St Paul’s, has been unveiled in the new garden to the south of the cathedral. It is a bronze bust, designed by Nigel Boonham (FRBS), and is inscribed with two lines from … Continue reading

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