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The London Renaissance Seminar meets at Birkbeck regularly to discuss the literature, culture and history of the English Renaissance. It is free and welcomes all students, academics and people with an interest in the Renaissance or early modern period.

Upcoming events

26 MAY: SENSATIONAL BODIES

When? 1-5pm
Where? Keynes Library (Room 114), 43 Gordon Square

Speakers include: Alison Bumke (Nottingham), Katherine Craik (Oxford Brookes), Margaret Healy (Sussex), Joe Moshenska (Oxford), and Michael Schoenfeldt (Michigan)

An afternoon of papers and discussion of hearts, sensation, gardens, play, illness, fragrance, movement, technology, Shakespeare, Donne, Spenser, Milton and Harvey.

See the programme here.

BOOK TALK: SHAKESPEARE, CHANGED

Wednesday 13th June 2018 6-8

Please join Michael Caines and Gordon McMullan, who will introduce Kate Rumbold’s Shakespeare and the Eighteenth-Century Novel (CUP, 2016)  and Bruce R.Smith’s, Shakespeare /Cut (OUP, 2016).

WALKING AND WANDERING

Thursday 21st June and Friday 22nd June

This conference investigates the philosophical, historical and cultural questions raised by early modern accounts of walking and wandering. In affiliation with and hosted by Paris Early Modern Seminar.

Contact: s.wiseman@bbk.ac.uk or elizabeth.scott-baumann@kcl.ac.uk

 

The London Renaissance Seminar meets at Birkbeck to discuss topics in the culture of the Renaissance. Anyone with an interest in the Renaissance is welcome to attend. Seminars are usually held in the School of Arts, 43 Gordon Square.

London Renaissance Seminar Contact: Sue Wiseman