Early Modern British History 2014-2015

Seminar Co-Leaders:
Lindsay O'Neill, University of Southern California
Vanessa Wilkie, The Huntington Library

Susan Brigden, University of Oxford

“Reading Romance at the Court of Henry VIII”

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Huntington Library
Munger Research Library, Seaver 1 & 2
10am-12noon

Tim Harris, Brown University

“Was there such a thing as ‘British public opinion’ in the 17th Century?”

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Huntington Library
Munger Research Library, Seaver 3
10am-12noon

Matthew Kadane, Hobart and William Smith Colleges

“Pentecost Barker and the Path to Enlightenment”

Saturday, November 22, 2014
Huntington Library
Munger Research Library, Seaver 1 & 2
10am-12noon

Steve Pincus, Yale University

"The Stamp Act in global context"

Monday, December 15, 2014
Huntington Library
Munger Research Library, Seaver 3
11:30am-1pm

To receive lunch, please RSVP by Tuesday, December 9.

Sears McGee, University of California, Santa Barbara

"The Merry Wives of D'Ewes: Sex and Two Single Puritan Girls in Early Stuart England"

Saturday, February 7, 2015
Huntington Library
Munger Research Library, Seaver 3
10am-12noon

Brent Sirota, North Carolina State University

“Robert Nelson's Festivals and Fasts and the Problem of Sacrilege in Eighteenth Century England”

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Huntington Library
Munger Research Library, Seaver 3
10am-12noon

Amanda Vickery, Queen Mary, University of London

“Sartorial Conformity & the Moral Politics of Fashion in 18th century England"

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Huntington Library
Munger Research Library, Seaver 1 & 2
10am-12noon
Coffee at 9:30am

All Early Modern British History seminars meet at the Huntington Library in San Marino, CA.  Coffee and donuts at 9:30am.

Image: William Bower, Heroica Eulogia, “Map of the British Isle” (1567) Courtesy of the Huntington Library.

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