Category Archives: Verse miscellanies
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
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
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.
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
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
The EMRC is hosting a one-day colloquium this Friday on the ‘Printed Image and Decorative Print, 1500-1750’. Eric Kindel will speaking in the morning session on ‘Recording knowledge: Christiaan Huygens and the invention of stencil duplicating’, and James Mosley on … Continue reading
Anna Murdoch, a second year undergraduate in the English Department, has been appointed on the UROP scheme as the undergraduate research assistant on the Verse Miscellanies Online, and has been working diligently on the project in June and July.
Alice Eardley and Michelle O’Callaghan were busy in June and July delivering papers on Verse Miscellanies Online: Printed Poetry Collections in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries, starting with the annual international SHARP: Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and … Continue reading