Olivier’s Shakespeare at LSC-KCL, 30/10

Olivier’s Shakespeare: Violence & Memory

A colloquium at the London Shakespeare Centre, King’s College London

Saturday October 30

For full details, see here.

The programme features a paper by Jennifer Barnes (University of Exeter) on  ‘Richard III and post-war national identity’.

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Friday: Barton Palmer on Machaut’s Confort d’Ami

The next meeting of the Exeter Medieval Seminar will take place on Friday 29 October, 4-5:30pm in Queens MR2.  Professor Barton Palmer (Clemson University, USA) will speak on ‘Machaut’s Confort d’Ami: Dialogizing the Great Traditions’.

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Exeter Medieval Seminar 2010-11

The Centre for Medieval Studies has announced its seminar programme for Term 1.  The seminar meets Wednesdays, 4.00–5.30pm, Queen’s Building, 1H (unless otherwise stated).

Wednesday 13th October: Dr Alastair Logan (University of Exeter)

‘Constantine, the Liber Pontificalis and the Christian Basilicas of Rome’

Friday 29th October: Professor Barton Palmer (Clemson University, USA)

‘Machaut’s Confort d’Ami: Dialogizing the Great Traditions’ [N.B. Queen’s MR2]


Wednesday 10th November: Steven Biddlecombe (University of Bristol)

‘Baldric of Bourgueil and the Familia Christi

Wednesday 24 November: Prof. Christopher J. Knüsel (University of Exeter)

‘The Identity of the St. Bees Lady (and Man) (Cumbria, UK): A Medieval Osteobiography of a 14th-century Heiress’

Wednesday 8 December: Dr Julia Crick (University of Exeter)

‘The shock of the old: scribal fakery before 1200’

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Wednesday: Stobart on the Leighs of Stoneleigh

The first Centre for Early Modern Studies seminar of the year takes place this Wednesday 27 October, 4-6pm in Queens MR3. Professor John Stobart (Northampton) will be our speaker, with a paper entitled ‘Consumption and the Country House: Spending by the Leighs of Stoneleigh, c.1730-1800’. The presentation will be videoconferenced to the Cornwall campus. Refreshments will be served after the paper and discussion.  For the full CEMS seminar programme 2010-11, see below.



Exeter Early Modern Seminar Programme, 2010-11

The Centre for Early Modern Studies has announced its seminar programme for the academic year.  All seminars take place on Wednesday afternoons 4-6, with refreshments to be served following the papers.  This year, most seminars will take place in the Queens Building (Margaret Rooms), though with one or two seminars taking place in Amory.

Term 1

27 October [Queens MR3]: Jon Stobart (History, Northampton) – ‘Consumption and the Country House: Spending by the Leighs of Stoneleigh, c.1730-1800’

3 November [Queens MR3]: Karen Edwards (English) – ‘Invective and Toleration in Seventeenth-Century Religious Controversy’

10 November [Amory B219]: Phd mini-colloquium: Leaving Shore

     Kate Arthur (English): ‘”A foreign court lands here upon your shore’:   Models of kingship in Persian drama’

     Jo Esra (English): ‘”Terribly Turkished”: Losing Hearts and Minds in 17th Century Barbary’

     Michael Lea-O’Mahoney (History): ‘The Importance of Seapower in the English Civil War’

24 November [Queens MR2]: Early Modern Discourses of Environmental Change and Sustainability: Roundtable led by Ayesha Mukherjee (English) and Nicola Whyte (History)

8 December [Queens MR2]: Jane Whittle (History) –  ‘Consumption and Gender in the Early Seventeenth Century’

Term 2 [all sessions in Queens MR3]

19 January: Shona McIntosh (English) – ‘”The Gulf of All Ingratitude”: Treason in Chapman’s “Byron” Plays’

2 February: Mini-Colloquium: Early Modern Monsters

            Fabian Krämer (Max-Planck-Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte) –  “Monstrorum Varietas: Coping with Nature’s Copiousness in Late Sixteenth-Century Natural History”

            Victoria Sparey (English) – ‘Exploring the Monstrous Self: Monstrous Birth as Subject in Richard III”

16 February: Sara Barker (History) – ‘The French Wars of Religion in English Translation’

2 March: Alice Hunt (English, Southampton) –  Title TBC

16 March: PhD mini-colloquium: Sex and Death in the Eighteenth Century

            Mike Fielding (English)

            Natasha Michailovic (History)

Examination Term

4 May [Amory B219]: Pascale Aebischer (English) –  ‘Middleton for the Twenty-First Century: Brands, Books and Bollywood’

11 May [Queens MR1]: Emma Wilby (History) – ‘”We mey shoot them dead at our pleasur”: Isobel Gowdie, Elf-Arrows and Dark Shamanism in Seventeenth-Century Scotland’