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Lectures

 

The Plumer Lecture in Early Modern English Literature

'Literary Criticism in the Age of EEBO'

Prof Michael Ullyot (University of Calgary)

Tuesday 19th November, 5:15pm

Seminar Room 7, Ruth Deech Building

St Anne's College, Oxford

The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception.

Abstract: Just as new historicists used expanded access to archives in the past, today digital humanists use expanded access to their contents. Calling this moment “the Age of EEBO” invokes a flagship project to digitize microfilms of early English printed books and to make their language machine-readable. I use EEBO to illustrate how literary critics have used textual evidence in the past, how we use it now, and how in the future we should combine our persuasive, discursive interpretations with the rhetoric of more empirical evidence. The result will be more compelling, categorical knowledge of early modern texts and their forms, moods, and genres.


 


Events

 

Digital Editions Course
Taylor Institution Library, Weeks 1-8 (RSVP as soon as possible)
https://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/taylor/about/courses-and-training/digital-...

 

Interdisciplinary Early Modern Workshop: ‘Writing Technology/The Technology of Writing’
14 November, Maison Française d’Oxford, 2-10 Norham Road
https://talks.ox.ac.uk/talks/id/399e31ad-61e9-4324-9cab-79040f72c284/

 

‘‘Courage, Language, Discretion and Learning’: Lancelot Andrewes and Early Modern Religious Culture’
20-21 March 2020, University of York

 

How to do things with early modern words: Interdisciplinary opportunities, dialogues, and methodologies
Loughborough University, 23-25 April 2020
https://www.aphrabehn.online/project-conference-april-2020/

 

Baroque Latinity
11th–12th September 2020, Churchill College, Cambridge


CFPs

 

Pulpit, Playhouse, and Page: Theatrical and Non-theatrical Exchange in Early Modern England
28-29 May 2020, University of Sheffield (apply by 1 November 2019)

 

Renaissance Academic Drama and the Popular Stage
St Andrews, 11-13 June 2020 (apply by 1st December)
https://acadramaconf.wordpress.com/

 

500th anniversary of William Cecil, Lord Burghley
St John’s College Cambridge, 17-19 September 2020 (apply by 31 January 2020)
http://www.lordburghley500.org/call-for-papers.html

 

Women and History, c. 1500-Present
Themed Issue of History: Journal of the Historical Association
6000-7000 word articles should be submitted by 30 June 2020.

 

Engelländisch to and fro!
Augsburg, 24-26 September 2020

 

 


Jobs & Funding

 

History of Parliament Research Fellowships
House of Lords 1558-1603 (apply by 10 November)
https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BWB338/research-fellows-senior-research-fello...

 

 

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