Wednesday, October 08, 2008

University of Reading Early Modern Seminars

Early Modern Research Centre
Seminar Programme, Autumn 2008

Seminars will take place on Wednesdays at 5 pm in the Seminar Room, Graduate School in Arts and Humanities, Old Whiteknights House. All Welcome.

Wednesday 8 October:
Dr. Mary Morrissey (Reading), ‘Writing a History of Paul’s Cross Sermons’.

Wednesday 22 October:
Prof. Simon Dentith (Reading) 'Ben Jonson’s ‘Inviting a Friend to Supper’ and the Limits of New Historicism’.

Wednesday 19 November:
Prof. David Sacks (Reed College), ‘The Blessings of Exchange: Commerce and Commonwealth in Richard Hakluyt's Political Economy’.

Wednesday 3 December:
Dr. Jason Peacey (UCL), ‘Provincial news junkies: the circulation and consumption of civil war pamphlets’.

Convener: Dr. Michelle O’Callaghan,


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