Exeter Centre for Early Modern Studies Seminar Series, 2009-10

The Exeter Early Modern Seminar 2009-10

The seminar meets on Wednesdays at 4pm, in Amory 417. It will be video-linked to the Cornwall Campus. The seminar will be followed by drinks.

Semester 1

14 October      Philip Schwyzer (English)

Trophies, Traces, Relics and Props: The Untimely Objects of Richard III

28 October      Steve Hindle (University of Warwick)

Lord and Tenant in Late Seventeenth-Century Warwickshire: The Case of Sir Richard Newdigate of Arbury, c.1678-1710

4 November      Mini-colloquium

Jo Esra (English, Cornwall campus): Truro’s Phippen Memorial: ‘a Small Monument of Great Mercy’, or, a Narrative of Religious Infidelity?

Christopher Stokes (English): A Poetics of Tears in John Donne

Andy McInnes (English): Pricks, Plenipotentiaries and Pornography: The Sexual / Textual Politics of James Gillray’s Graphic Satire

18 November     Tom Wynn (French)

Mythology and Pornotopia in eighteenth-century French Erotic theatre

9 December      Liz Tingle (University of Plymouth)

Purgatory at the Ends of the Earth: The Destiny of Souls in Counter Reformation Brittany

Semester 2

20 January      Ed Paleit (English)

‘When Roman Liberty opprest should dy’: Romano-English Politics and the Crisis of the late 1620s

3 February      Sjoerd Levelt (The Warburg Institute)

Holland’s Medieval History in the Early Modern Period

17 February      Isabelle Charmantier (History, Exeter)

Writing on Ornithology in the Seventeenth Century: Faultrier’s Traitte des Oyseaux

3 March      Sarah Toulalan (History)

Child Sexual Abuse in Early Modern England

17 March      To be confirmed

Examination Term

5 May      Mini-Colloquium on ‘Print Culture in Elizabethan England’

Lee Durbin (English): Bibliophiles and Private Libraries: Public versus Private Knowledge

Daniel Cattell (English): ‘I am a scribbled form’: Shakespeare’s King John and Catholic-Protestant Polemic’

12 May      Susan Whyman

The Social Status and Identity of the Tucker Family, Stone Merchants of Weymouth, Dorset 1700-1800


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