The North West Early Modern Seminar at Lancaster University

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Our 5 minute “speed-daters”. From left to right: Naomi Tadmor who chaired the event, Michael Smith (University of Manchester), Sarah Ann Robin (Lancaster University), Naya Tsentourou (Lancaster University), Stephen Pumfrey (Lancaster University) and Helen Davies (Lancaster University).

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Jennifer Hyde, (University of Manchester), delivering her paper ‘Kowingness and the Mid-Sixteenth Century English Ballad’.

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Liz Oakley-Brown, (Lancaster University), speaking on ‘Thomas Churchyard’s Tudor Sensibilities’.

On November 27th Lancaster University hosted the North West Early Modern Seminar. The event started with our “speed-daters” who provided captivating 5 minute introductions to their research. 

Sarah Ann Robin, (Lancaster University) – Love and the Object in the Seventeenth-Century

Michael Smith, (University of Manchester) – Matthew Henry: Faith, Body and Emotions

Naya Tsentourou, (Lancaster University) – The Groaning Body in Early Modern Texts 

Helen Davies, (Lancaster University) – Materializing Disability in Tudor Literature

Stephen Pumfrey, (Lancaster University) – How Corpus Linguistic Methods can Trump Traditional Scholarship

Following a refreshment break, kindly provided by Lancaster University, we rejoined to hear papers from Liz Oakley-Brown on the narrative persona of Thomas Churchyard and Jennifer Hyde on political flyting in the Mid-Sixteenth Century Ballad. 

Liz Oakley-Brown, (Lancaster University) – Thomas Churchyard’s Tudor Sensibilities

Jennifer Hyde, (University of Manchester) – Knowingness and the Mid-sixteenth Century English Ballad

The event was followed by drinks and fruitful discussions of the papers. 

The next meeting of the North West Early Modern Seminar will be held on the 14th May at Liverpool University. To submit an abstract for a paper please get in touch with the secretary Michael Smith at secretary.nwseminar@gmail.com Remember that you can also follow the NWEMS on Twitter @NWSeminar. 

 

 

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One thought on “The North West Early Modern Seminar at Lancaster University

  1. Jenni Hyde

    Reblogged this on Early Modern Ballads and commented:
    Last week I was delighted to give two seminar papers on the political messages of sixteenth century ballads. The first was at the History Postgraduate Seminar Series at the University of Manchester; the second at the North West Early Modern Seminar, which took place at Lancaster University (a write up of the Lancaster event is below). I thoroughly enjoyed both occasions and what’s more, I received some really useful feedback.

    Reply

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