Early Modern Exchanges
29th May, 4.30pm, Foster Court 225
Gabriel Harvey's Reading
Mathew Symons (UCL, Centre for Editing Lives and Letters), Matching up the Margins: Across Gabriel Harvey's Books
Chris Stamatakis (UCL, English), How Gabriel Harvey Read His Castiglione
Respondent: Lisa Jardine (UCL, Centre for Editing Lives and Letters).
The Malone Society's John Edward Kerry prize has been won this year by one of our Early Modern Studies MA students for a project on Ralph Crane's scribal copies of Middleton's A Game at Chesse.
Details of recent publications by members of the Centre are available on our News page.
Early Modern Exchanges: Methods, Histories, Cultures
Course Code: ARTFGEO1
In addition students take two options in each term or two options over both terms (worth 15 or 30 credits each to a total of 60 credits), as well as doing a 18,000 word dissertation (90 credits).
first term is devoted to deepening students' understanding of this
crucial period and enhancing their research skills, developing critical,
conceptual and historiographical awareness, alongside paleography,
bibliography and book history skills. This will enhance students' ability to work with early modern images, material culture and historical
sources. This term will provide training in skills critical for
research, enabling students to work with
manuscripts, early printed books, letters, state papers and so on as
well as introducing research methodologies relevant to the object of
study (text, image, object or historical source).
the second term students examine a variety of early modern European
literatures, histories and cultures and think about the range and
diversity of approaches,
methodologies and subjects crucial to an understanding of the early
Tutor: The compulsory core course is taught by a variety of tutors and changes from year to year.
Time: Wednesdays, 12am - 2pm.
Room: B30, 25 Gordon Square (except weeks 4 and 5 in term 2)
The first term is assessed through a 4,000 word annotated bibliography / literature
review defining a subject area that will become the focus of the dissertation.
The second term will be assessed by one 4,000 word essay. For the essay deadlines see the SELCS MA Coursework Submission page.