Wednesday, February 06, 2013

Popes and the Papacy in early modern English culture

An interdisciplinary conference
The University of Sussex, June 24th – 26th 2013
Confirmed speakers include Peter Lake, Susannah Monta and Alison Shell
Proposals are still welcome for individual papers or panels on any subject associated with the theme of the conference.   Suggested topics include:
Anti-Catholic satire
Literary and pictorial representations of Popes and the Papacy
Pre-Reformation and recusant culture
Diplomacy and correspondence
English Cardinals
Art and architecture
Religious controversy
The conference will include a tour of the historic town of Lewes, from the scene of the burnings of the 17 Lewes Marian martyrs to the remains of Lewes Priory, one of England’s most important medieval religious houses.  
300 word proposals for papers and panels should be sent to Paul Quinn ( by March 1st 2013.  Papers should last for 20 minutes.  Panels should include three papers.


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