Exeter Early Modern Seminar

The Spring programme for the Exeter Early Modern Seminar is listed below. It combines papers from staff and research students in History, English, Drama and Modern Languages with outside speakers. The seminar will be held on the following Wednesdays, 4-6pm, in Amory, Room 417, followed by drinks. All are welcome to attend, including undergraduates.

Wednesday 21st January, 4.00 – 6.00 pm

‘Counter-Reformation Eloquence and the Poetics of Religious Identity in Caroline Cambridge: Richard Crashaw, John Saltmarsh, John Milton’

Nick McDowell (Department of English, University of Exeter)


Wednesday 4th February, 4.00 – 6.00 pm

Mini-Colloquium on ‘Masculinity’

Jennie Jordan (History, University of Exeter and Karen Harvey (University of Sheffield)


Wednesday 18th February, 4.00 – 6.00 pm

Postgraduate Symposium Sessions on Continuity and Change; Text and Context


Wednesday 4th March, 4.00 – 6.00 pm

‘”That Clytemnesta”, “that fatall Medea”: The “detection” of Mary Queen of Scots, 1567-1587’

Cathy Shrank (University of Sheffield)


Wednesday 18th March, 4.00 – 6.00 pm

Mini Colloquium on ‘Drama and Politics in the Seventeenth Century’

Jem Bloomfield (English, University of Exeter) and Briony Frost (English, University of Exeter)


Wednesday 29th April, 4.00 – 6.00 pm

‘Early Modern French Court Ceremony: Jostling for Power at the Birth of the Dauphin in 1601′

Valerie Worth (French, University of Exeter)


Wednesday 31st May, 4.00 – 6.00 pm

‘Early Modern Political Animals’

Karen Edwards, (English, University of Exeter)

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