SCEMS Masterclass: Robert Tittler

Seeking the Local and the Visual: Wanderings through Post-Reformation England. The third in the Autumn 2015 series of Masterclasses will be delivered by Robert Tittler, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History at Concordia University. Professor Tittler characterises his career as unconventional. This Continue reading SCEMS Masterclass: Robert Tittler

Robert Tittler: Social Aspiration and Experiments in English Portraiture, c. 1560-1620

Robert Tittler, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History (Concordia University) is a specialist in early modern English history.  His work has moved progressively through political, social, economic, local/urban and cultural enquiries, focusing on the period to 1640. Having started out with Continue reading Robert Tittler: Social Aspiration and Experiments in English Portraiture, c. 1560-1620

EMDG: Nigel Cavanagh: Elsecar: Lordship and Community in a Georgian Industrial Village 1750-1860

Nigel Cavanagh first studied at the University of Sheffield from 1993 to 1998, gaining a BA (Hons) in Archaeology, Prehistory and Medieval History and a Master’s Degree with Distinction in Historical Archaeology. He went on to pursue a successful career Continue reading EMDG: Nigel Cavanagh: Elsecar: Lordship and Community in a Georgian Industrial Village 1750-1860

Dr Melanie Evans: Exploring Royal Authority: corpus-based approaches to Tudor royal correspondence

Dr Melanie Evans is a lecturer and researcher in the history of English, based in the department of English Language and Linguistics at the University of Birmingham. She has interests in sociolinguistics, stylistics, language and gender, language and power, and Continue reading Dr Melanie Evans: Exploring Royal Authority: corpus-based approaches to Tudor royal correspondence

EMDG: Sarah Ward, ‘“The Beare in the Cage”: Royalism, Religion and the Gentry of North-East Wales 1646-1660’

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DATE AND VENUE. Sarah Ward, Oxford DPhil student and this year’s RHS Centenary Fellow will be presenting research on royalism, religion and revolution in seventeenth-century Wales, as a guest of the Early Modern Discussion Group. Read more Continue reading EMDG: Sarah Ward, ‘“The Beare in the Cage”: Royalism, Religion and the Gentry of North-East Wales 1646-1660’

SCEMS Masterclass: Naomi Tadmor

The Semantic Analysis of Historical Words in Context. THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED. The second in the Autumn 2015 series of Masterclasses will be delivered by Naomi Tadmor, Professor of History at Lancaster University. Beginning where her own work Continue reading SCEMS Masterclass: Naomi Tadmor

SCEMS Masterclass: Richard Wistreich

THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED. The first in the Autumn 2015 series of Masterclasses will be delivered by Richard Wistreich, Director of Research at the Royal College of Music, London. Professor Wistreich will encourage discussion about the wider questions of Continue reading SCEMS Masterclass: Richard Wistreich

Richard Wistreich: The Anatomy and Physiognomy of Early Modern Vocal Identity

VISITING SPEAKER SERIES Richard Wistreich is a scholar, teacher and singer, with research interests embracing the history and culture of performance in all ages and the pedagogy and practice of singing. As a performer and researcher he has taken special Continue reading Richard Wistreich: The Anatomy and Physiognomy of Early Modern Vocal Identity

Visiting Speaker Series: 2015–2016

   The programme for the 2015–2016 Visiting Speaker Series includes scholar and vocalist, Richard Wistreich (Royal College of Music), linguist and historian, Naomi Tadmor (Lancaster University), eminent historian Robert Tittler (Concordia University) and scholar of renaissance rhetoric, Lorna Hutson (St Continue reading Visiting Speaker Series: 2015–2016

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  This event is organised by the Early Modern Discussion Group, and is part of the Early Modern Forum lunchtime series.