Newsletter 44

By Alexander Samson, on 5 February 2014

Newsletter 44

1. Early Modern Exchanges Seminar Series. Wednesday 12 February 2014, 4.30pm, Foster Court 307, SELCS Common Room. Historical Geography and the Early Modern. http://www.ucl.ac.uk/eme/seminars

2. Call for Papers, March 1st, “Godly Governance: Religion and Political Culture in the Early Modern World, c. 1500-1750″, a conference at the University of York (UK), 27-28 June 2014. For more info: http://godlygov2014.wordpress.com

3. Call for Project Participants for Religion, Art and Conflict: disputes, destruction and creation, a project which consists of two events at The Courtauld Institute of Art in London: the first, a one-day workshop on Friday 20 June 2014; the second, a 1.5 day conference on Friday 5 and Saturday 6 December 2014. The deadline for the Call for Project Participants is Monday 17 March 2014. Please submit your CV with a short statement (300-500 words) summarising your research interests and reasons for wanting to join the research group to Dr Michael Carter: michael.carter@courtauld.ac.uk


4. CFP “Dramatizing Penshurst”. For more info: http://wp.lancs.ac.uk/dramatizing-penshurst/

5. Speaking and Writing Aztec (Nahuatl). Inaugural Lecture: Speaking & Reading Aztec: http://events.sas.ac.uk/ilas/events/view/15296/Inaugural+Lecture%3A+Speaking+%26+Reading+Aztec

6. “Global City: On the Streets of Renaissance Lisbon” at the Wallace Collection from Thursday 6th November, 2014 to Sunday 15th February, 2015.

7. Toledo as a Centre of Translation in the 12th &13th Centuries. UCL Translation in History Lecture Series on Thursday 6 February from 6-7.30 pm in Lecture Theatre G6, UCL Institute of Archaeology. For further details and registration, please see http://www.ucl.ac.uk/translation-studies/translation-in-history/current-series/#termtwo

8. The third annual John Rule Lecture will be held on 12 March at 6 pm in Lecture Theatre C on Avenue Campus at the University of Southampton. ‘The Curious Case of Mademoiselle de Choiseul’ by Professor Catriona Seth, professor of 18th-century studies at the Université de Lorraine and World Leading Researcher at Queen’s University (Belfast). Please RSVP to Sandy White, sw17@soton.ac.uk.

9. The Northern Renaissance Seminar in association with CREME:
http://creme.lancs.ac.uk/ ‘To set the word against the word’: new directions in early modern textual analysis’, Lancaster University, Saturday 22 February 2014,
Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences Building, Meeting Room 3. There is no registration fee. Please contact Liz Oakley-Brown e.oakley-brown@lancaster.ac.uk to register.

10. CFP at The Renaissance English Text Society for 2014 SCSC (Sixteenth Century Society Conference) to be held on 16-19 October in New Orleans, Louisiana. Please send a 150-word abstract and a one-page CV to me at maryelamb@aol.com and to Anne Lake Prescott ataprescot@barnard.edu by 10 March. E-mail attachments in Microsoft Word are preferred.

11. ‘Teresa of Avila 1515-2015 Mystical Theology and Spirituality in the Carmelite Tradition.’ For more information and call for papers see: www.smuc.ac.uk/inspire

12. AHRC Funded Doctoral Studentships in the Arts and Humanities: Department
of English and Creative Writing, University of Roehampton. For more details on the TECHNE application process, see
http://www.roehampton.ac.uk/Courses/Graduate-School/TECHNE-AHRC-Doctoral-Training-Partnership/ The deadline for applications is 19 February 2014.

13. AHRC Network: Voices and Books, 1500-1800. First workshop in Manchester. For more info: http://research.ncl.ac.uk/voicesandbooks/

14. CFP for the fourth Tudor and Stuart Ireland Conference in NUI Maynooth on 29 and 30 August 2014. The closing date for proposals is Friday, 11 April 2014. Please see our website, www.tudorstuartireland.com or contact the organisers at 2014@tudorstuartireland.com for further information.

15. Shakespeare 450 Conference. Paris, April 21-27, 2014. Fore more info: http://www.shakespeareanniversary.org/shake450/fr/

16. Sub-Faculty of Spanish, University of Oxford, Research Seminars, Hilary Term 2014. All seminars, unless otherwise indicated, will take place at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in Room 3, Taylor Institution. https://weblearn.ox.ac.uk/access/content/group/26e38a26-f27e-4c07-a0ac-7a8aec607d1c/seminars/spanish/spanish-seminars-ht14.pdf

17. CFP The Roots of Nationalism: National Identity Formation in Early Modern Europe, 1600-1815. Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
22-23 January 2015. Paper proposals (max 300 words) should reach the conference committee by 1 April 2014 by email: nations@let.ru.nl. The committee invites panels
or proposals on any topic relevant to this conference’s theme: the forging of national identities in early modern Europe between 1600 and 1815. Conference website: http://www.ru.nl/rootsofnationalism

18. Centre for Early Modern and Medieval Studies at the University of Sussex
(CEMMS) Spring Semester: All Tuesday evening papers start at 6pm in the English Social Space (B274). For more info: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/cems/newsandevents/events or email Prof Margaret Healy (m.j.healy@sussex.ac.uk)

19. Harvard University research seminar organized as part of the Getty Foundation’s Connecting Art Histories initiative: “From Riverbed to Seashore: Art on the Move in Eastern Europe and the Mediterranean in the Early Modern Period (2014-2015)”, will be led by Professor Alina Payne of Harvard University. The application deadline has been extended to March 1. Please send applications to the attention of Elizabeth Kassler-Taub, Department of History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University, ekassler@fas.harvard.edu. For any queries, contact  Elizabeth Kassler-Taub or Professor Alina Payne (aapayne@fas.harvard.edu).

20.  ‘Illustration and Identification in the History of Herbal Medicine’ 10.30 am–4.30 pm, Wednesday 18th June 2014, Jodrell Lecture Theatre, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK. Advance registration required: Contact nicky@nickywesson.com For further information, see http://events.history.ac.uk/event/show/12436

21. “For the Greater Glory of God and the More Universal Good”: A Celebration of the 400th Anniversary of the Foundation of  Heythrop College and of the Jesuit Educational Tradition’, Institute of English Studies, Senate House, University of London, 19 – 20 June 2014. For further information, programme and registration, visit http://www.ies.sas.ac.uk/Heythrop400

22. Sheffield Centre for Early Modern Studies. To book a place on the masterclasses, please contact the SCEMS research fellow, g.schwartzleeper@shef.ac.uk

23. CFP ‘Adapting, Performing and Reviewing Shakespearean Comedy in a European Context.’ Interdisciplinary Symposium at the Institute of Modern Languages Research (IMLR), London, Thursday 12 and Friday 13 June 2014. Please send 200-word abstracts with a 50-word biography by 15th February 2014 to the following address: shakespeare.comedy.2014@gmail.com

24. Preliminary Announcement and Call for Papers: The Fifteenth Century Conference, University of Aberdeen,4th, 5th, 6th September 2014. Those wishing to offer papers are invited to send details by e-mail to j.armstrong@abdn.ac.uk or to Dr Jackson Armstrong, History, Crombie Annexe, Meston Walk, University of Aberdeen, Old Aberdeen, AB24 3FX. Please send: Title of proposed paper; Abstract (c. 200 words); Full name and professional title (viz. Professor, Dr, Ms, & c.); Postal address and e-mail; Institutional affiliation and relevant status (viz. permanent / fellowship / research student / & c.); Anticipated availability (e.g. if only one day is feasible). Closing date 1 March 2014.

25. CFP ‘Error and Print Culture, 1500-1800’: A one-day conference at the Centre for the Study of the Book, Oxford University, Saturday 5 July 2014. Proposals for 20-minute papers are welcome on any aspect of error and print, in Anglophone or non-Anglophone cultures. Please email a 300-word abstract and a short CV to Dr Adam Smyth (adam.smyth@balliol.ox.ac.uk) by 14 April 2014.

26. CFP “Themes of Polemical Theology Across Early Modern Literary Genres.” For more info: http://polemicaltheology.wix.com//themes-across