Early Modern Seminars at Reading

Spring Term Seminars

Seminars will take place on Wednesdays at 5 pm in the Seminar Room, Graduate School in Arts and Humanities, Old Whiteknights House, University of Reading. All Welcome.

Wednesday 14 January:

Prof. Susan Wiseman (Birkbeck), ‘Survival of the Pagan Dogs? Metamorphosis at the Borders of Reception’

Wednesday 28 January:

Prof. Bill Sherman (York), ‘The Beginning of “The End”: Terminal Paratext and the Birth of Print Culture’

Wednesday 11 February:

Prof. Alan Cromartie (Reading), ‘The Mind of William Laud’

Wednesday 25 February:

Dr. Mark Towsey (Liverpool), ‘Philosophically Playing the Devil: Readers’ Responses to David Hume and the Scottish Enlightenment’

Wednesday 11 March:

Prof. Stephen Taylor (Reading) and Dr. Hannah Smith (St. Hilda’s, Oxford), ‘Alexander and Hephaestion: Lord Hervey, Frederick Prince of Wales, and the royal favourite in 1730s England’.

Convener: Dr. Michelle O’Callaghan

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