SCEMS Early Modern Discussion Group | Autumn 2020

The Early Modern Discussion Group is delighted to announce its Autumn 2020 speakers.

The EMDG is a postgraduate-led, interdisciplinary forum for discussion of a broad range of topics across the period c.1500-1800. Papers are given by postgraduate researchers and early career researchers, followed by questions and discussion in an informal and friendly environment.

Our Autumn programme is as follows:

Thu 19 Nov, 1pm: Sam Jermy (Leeds), ‘Masculinities, Metatheatricality and the Pregnant Page in Thomas Middleton’s More Dissemblers Besides Women
(https://ahc.leeds.ac.uk/english/pgr/1889/sam-jermy)

Thu 3 Dec, 1pm: Livia Bernardes Roberge (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais and Sheffield), ‘The Digger “radical imagination”: representation struggles and construction of identities through print (1649-1652)’
(https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/history/people/phd-researchers/livia-bernardes-roberge)

Thu 17 Dec, 1pm: Sheryl Wombell (Wolfson College, Cambridge), ‘The Visible Technician: George Hartman and the publication of Kenelm Digby’s receipts’
(https://www.people.hps.cam.ac.uk/index/phd-students/wombell)

This year, seminars will be held online on Blackboard Collaborate.

We still have slots left for our Spring 2021 programme. If you would like to present a paper, email scems@sheffield.ac.uk