Academic Year 2021-22
Convenors: Lorna Hutson, Joe Moshenska, Katie Murphy, Emma Smith
Time: Tuesday, [1, 3, 5 &7], 5.15-7pm, with a special lecture on Friday 27th May in Week 5.
Venue: T.S. Eliot Lecture Theatre, Merton.* Please note different venue, Friday Week 5.
Week 1: Tuesday 26th April, 5.15-7pm
Week 3: Tuesday 10th May, 5.15-7pm
Week 5: Tuesday 24th May, 5.15-7pm
* Week 5: Special Lecture, Friday 27th May, 5.15-7pm,
Week 7: Tuesday 7th June, 5.15 -7pm
Convenors: Victoria Fallanca,
Time: Thursday, Weeks 2, 5, 6 & 7, 5.30-7pm
Week 2: Thursday 5th May, 5.30-7pm
Week 5: Thursday 26th May, 5.30-7pm
Week 7: Thursday 9th June, 5.30-7pm
Convenors: Ros Ballaster, Christine Gerrard, Katie Noble, Nicole Pohl, David Taylor, Ben Wilkinson-Turnball, Abby Williams
Time: Tuesday, Weeks 2, 4, 6 & 8, 5.30pm. * Please note different time in Week 4.
Venue: Mansfield College, Seminar Room East. *Please note different Venue in Week 2.
* Week 2: Tuesday 3rd May, 5.30pm, St Hugh’s College - Mordern Hall
A professional script-in-hand performance of Hannah Cowley's 1779 farce Who's the Dupe? Produced by The R/18 Collective and Creation Theatre. Directed by Colin Blumenau. To be followed by a Q&A. Tickets are free. All welcome.
*Week 4: Tuesday 17th May, 12.30-2pm
Dr Daniel Cook, (University of Dundee): ‘Gulliver’s Afterlives’.
Week 6: Tuesday 31st May, 5.30-7pm
Dr Tim Somers (Newcastle University) ‘Jesting Cultures and Masculinity’.
Week 8: Tuesday 14th June, 5.30- 7pm
Alice Huxle, (St John’s College): ‘Before Barrie: Eighteenth-Century Fairies in Kensington Gardens'
Katie Noble, (Christ Church): ‘Mediation in the Mind: Prints and Performance’.
Followed by end of term drinks.
Convenors: Christopher Archibald, Daniel Haywood, Kate Shore
Time: Wednesday, Weeks 2-7, 5.15pm. *Please note different time in 7th week.
In person: St John’s College, New Seminar Room
Online: To join online please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Week 2: Wednesday 4th May, 5.15pm
Paulina Kewes, (Oxford): ‘Rethinking the Edwardian Succession’.
Week 3: Wednesday 11th May, 5.15pm
Niall Allsopp, (Exeter): ‘Sermons and Ceremonies in Civil War Exeter’.
Week 4: Wednesday 18th May, 5.15pm
Alexander Samson, (UCL): ‘Novel Representations of Tudor History’.
Week 5: Wednesday 25th May, 5.15pm
Maria Shmygol, (NUI Galway): ‘Travelling Players and Continental Adaptations of English Drama: The Case of Tito Andronico (1620)’.
Week 6: Wednesday 1st June, 5.15pm
Carla Suthren, (UCL): ‘“It was Greek to me”: (Not) Quoting Phoenician Women’.
*Week 7: Wednesday 8th June, 5.30pm
Michael Edwards, (Cambridge): ‘Friendship and Philosophy in the circle of Anne Conway’.
Week 8: Wednesday 15th June, 5.15pm
Jim van der Meulen, (Oxford): ‘Between Official Record and Gonzo Journalism: Parliamentary Diaries as a Transnational Genre in Seventeenth-Century Europe’.
Convenors: Kirsten MacFarlane, Sarah Mortimer, Grant Tapsell, Judith Maltby and Diarmaid MacCullough.
Time: Thursday, Weeks 1-8, 5pm.
Week 1: Thursday 18th April, 5pm
Week 2: Thursday 5th May, 5pm
*Week 3: Thursday 12th May, 5pm. Online only.
Week 4: Thursday 19th May, 5pm.
Week 5: Thursday 26th May, 5pm
Week 6: Wednesday 2nd June, 5pm
Week 7: Thursday 9th June, 5pm
Week 8: Thursday 16th June, 5pm