Continental Connections: Anglo-European Intellectual Networks, c1500-1800

A Day Workshop at Northumbria University 2 May 2013 Lipman Building, Room 121 Early modern England was more European in outlook than much of the (anglocentric) historiography suggests, and nowhere was this more obvious than in the Republic of Letters, which crossed both territorial and linguistic boundaries. However, this community of scholars and literary figures… Continue reading Continental Connections: Anglo-European Intellectual Networks, c1500-1800

Talk to them

I have just returned from a conference in Paris and must say I am deeply impressed by the way the organisers and participants managed to cross linguistic boundaries. Virtually all of the French colleagues had very good English, while most of the foreign participants had only little or no French at all. Yet, we all… Continue reading Talk to them

Shakespeare, Chaucer and Joyce: A Conference on Medieval and Early Modern Authorship

If it has never occurred to you that Chaucer might have influenced Joyce as much as Homer then you should read more medieval literature – or listen to Helen Cooper (Cambridge). Even though Joyce decided to name his Ulysses after Homer’s classical Odyssey, Cooper argues, his true ‘poetic father’ in the English language was Chaucer,… Continue reading Shakespeare, Chaucer and Joyce: A Conference on Medieval and Early Modern Authorship

Conference: Medieval and Early Modern Authorship, 30 June-2 July

Swiss Association of Medieval and Early Modern English Studies Medieval and Early Modern Authorship 30 June – 2 July 2010, University of Geneva Authorship has come to the forefront of medieval and early modern English studies in recent years, as is shown by the wealth of important publications in this area. The objective of this conference is to… Continue reading Conference: Medieval and Early Modern Authorship, 30 June-2 July

CFP: Durham C17th Conference – Ideals and Values

Durham University Centre for Seventeenth-Century Studies Elvet Riverside, New Elvet, Durham, DH1 3JT, England. Director:   Professor Richard Maber Tel: 0191-334 3431      Fax: 0191-334 3421      e-mail: R.G.Maber@durham.ac.uk THIRTEENTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE DURHAM CASTLE 19-22 JULY 2010 CALL FOR PAPERS Proposals are invited for the thirteenth Conference of the Durham Centre for Seventeenth-Century Studies, which will focus on… Continue reading CFP: Durham C17th Conference – Ideals and Values