Thursday, September 09, 2010

Early Modern Exchange

The UCL Centre for Early Modern Exchanges is delighted to invite you to a
series of seminars for the autumn term. Seminars will take place at 4.30pm
on Wednesdays in Foster Court 243. For maps and directions, please see

Details are as follows:

20th October. France and England: Medieval to Early Modern

Jane Gilbert (UCL, French), France and England and Medieval Literature
Ardis Butterfield (UCL, English), Literatures of France and England
Paul Davis (UCL, English), French Influence on Restoration Drama

17th November. Renaissance Virtues: Privation and Manipulation

Quentin Skinner (Queen Mary), title to be confirmed.
Angus Gowland (UCL, History), European Melancholy
Jeremy Robbins (Edinburgh), The Place of Virtue in Baltasar Gracián's

15th December. History of the Book

William Sherman (York, English), Mapping the World of Knowledge: Hernando
Colon and the Biblioteca Colombina
Henry Woudhuysen (UCL, English), Continental Books in late 16th and 17th
century England: Gabriel Harvey and Ben Jonson

Information can also be found at or by
contacting Helen Hackett ( or Alexander Samson
( All welcome; we hope you can join us.


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