Category Archives: Gathered texts

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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Prize-winning essay

An essay by EMRC member, Rebecca Bullard, has been awarded the Sylvia Bowerbank Award 2013 by the International Margaret Cavendish Society. Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle, was an extraordinary woman — one of the first female scientists in England, she … Continue reading

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