SCEMS Research Project Day

On Wednesday 7 June we will be running a ‘SCEMS research projects day’, which will provide an opportunity for colleagues to hear about early modern research projects in development, and also some which are in progress. We have a number Continue reading SCEMS Research Project Day

Emma Spary: The ‘usual miracles of quinquina’: monarch, court and cure in France around 1700

Evening lecture from SCEMS Visiting Speaker Emma Spary.  Please note change of venue: This event will be held in the Diamond Lecture Theatre 6 (on the basement level), not Lecture Theatre 9 as previously advertised. Quinquina is one of several Continue reading Emma Spary: The ‘usual miracles of quinquina’: monarch, court and cure in France around 1700

Ben Jonson: registration now open

Registration is now open for ‘Ben Jonson’s Workes and Their Contexts’, an interdisciplinary conference marking the 400th anniversary of Ben Jonson’s folio Workes (printed in 1616). Its publication was a landmark in English literary history, grouping together Jonson’s work in Continue reading Ben Jonson: registration now open

Bacchus in Boston: Intoxicants and Early Modernity at #RenSA16

Easter offers a break from teaching schedules, and the opportunity for SCEMS members to travel and share their research further afield. This week, the Social History Society gathering in Lancaster heard from Sheffield early modernists including Kate Gibson (on illegitimate Continue reading Bacchus in Boston: Intoxicants and Early Modernity at #RenSA16

Dr Angela McShane: The ‘Goldilocks and the Three Bears’ routine

A material enquiry into drinking ‘too much’ and ‘just enough’ in Early Modern England. Dr Angela McShane, Head of Renaissance and Early Modern Studies at the V&A/RCA History of Design and Material Culture, is a Visiting Fellow at the University Continue reading Dr Angela McShane: The ‘Goldilocks and the Three Bears’ routine

Windows into Research: DH Projects

This special session of “Windows into Research”, a series that brings together research-in-progress reports under a common theme, will focus on current digital humanities projects at the University of Sheffield. Over the course of an hour, we will have short Continue reading Windows into Research: DH Projects

Workshop: Using Early Modern Inventories

This sources workshop is organised by the Intoxicants & Early Modernity project to inform the next part of their research.  Though the afternoon’s programme has a focus on intoxicants, it will also provide a good grounding in method and the Continue reading Workshop: Using Early Modern Inventories