Early Modern Exchanges
24th April, 4.30pm, Foster Court 132, *Special Guest Lecture*
Stephen Pender (University of Windsor, Ontario), Heat and Moisture, Rhetoric and Spiritus
29th May, 4.30pm, Foster Court 225
Gabriel Harvey's Reading
Mathew Symons (UCL, Centre for Editing Lives and Letters), tbc.
Chris Stamatakis (UCL, English), tbc.
Respondent: Lisa Jardine (UCL, Centre for Editing Lives and Letters).
A commemorative workshop open to all Good Friday, 1613–2013:
John Donne’s ‘Riding Westward’ at 400 on 21st March 2013, Wilkins Old Refectory, 5 to 6.30pm.
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.
Full-time students complete their dissertations in the summer of the year in which they are enrolled. Part-time students complete their dissertations in their second year of study. It should be 15 - 20,000 words long including bibliography.
Two hard copies of the dissertation should be submitted with coversheet to Patrizia Oliver, 33-35 Torrington Place, room 1.3 in addition to an electronic copy uploaded via Turnitin by 4pm on Monday 2nd September 2013.
The first piece of assessed work for the Core Course is an annotated bibliography / literature review
defining a subject area or approach that will become the focus of the dissertation. This 4 –
5,000 word piece will be due according to the SELCS (School of European Languages, Culture and Society) deadlines, see the Coursework Submission page. Writing this piece of work will help to define the topic of the dissertation. On the basis of this piece of work a supervisor will be allocated by the end of Reading Week in Term 2. Students should have a minimum of three supervisory meetings after this point to discuss their research and early drafts. For more advice on the dissertation follow the links:
- Presentation (We do not insist that it be spiral bound)
- Style and the Mechanics of Writing
In the Summer Term, students will have the opportunity to present on their master's thesis research so far and garner feedback from staff and other MA students. Presentations should last for no more than 10 minutes and should be prepared for, with the advice of the dissertation supervisor.
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