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

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)’

Thu 17 Dec, 1pm: Sheryl Wombell (Wolfson College, Cambridge), ‘The Visible Technician: George Hartman and the publication of Kenelm Digby’s receipts’

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