Event: Early Modern Literary Studies in the Twenty-First Century, University of Leeds

Date: 25 January 2014

Early Modern Literary Studies in the Twenty-First Century, School of English, University of Leeds, Saturday 25 January 2014

This one-day symposium brings together scholars of the same generation to explore current and future developments in early modern literary studies. Papers will investigate critical trends across such areas as selfhood, emotion, religious identity, political uses of the bible, literary influence and tradition, editing, material culture, monarchical writing, nationhood, and literary geography. Speakers include:

Kevin Killeen (University of York)

Eric Langley (Royal Holloway, University of London)

Richard Meek (University of Hull)

Stewart Mottram (University of Hull)

Lucy Munro (King’s College London)

Laurence Publicover (University of Bristol)

Emma Rhatigan (University of Sheffield)

Jane Rickard (University of Leeds)

Abigail Shinn (University of Leeds)

Helen Smith (University of York)

Showcasing cutting-edge research, demonstrating the range and diversity of early modern literary studies, and highlighting opportunities for future research, this event is particularly aimed at current and prospective MA and PhD students, and early career researchers.

Attendance is free (and lunch and refreshments will be provided) but places are limited. To book a place, please email Dr Jane Rickard (j.rickard@leeds.ac.uk) before 10 January 2014.


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