Wednesday, January 23, 2008

'The Idea of Pleasure'

Department of English and Creative Writing, Lancaster University
Northern Renaissance Seminar

Conference Centre, Lancaster University
Saturday 23 February 2008
9.30 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.

Speakers will include:

o Graham Atkin, English, Chester (on pleasure and pain)
o James Fitzmaurice, English, Sheffield (Margaret Cavendish and the politics of pleasure)
o Maurice Slawinski, Italian, Lancaster University (the pleasure of civil conversation)
o Ivan Day, Historic Food (Renaissance Feasts and the Garden of Pleasaunce)

The seminar will include a demonstration and tasting of Renaissance food

Registration fee: £10
N.B. Bursaries are available for postgraduate students on application

For further information contact
Robert Appelbaum @
Limited spaces available, so please register soon


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