Wednesday 4 December 2013, 4.30pm, Roberts Building Room 309
Literary Geographies and Roaming Relics
Jaime Goodrich (Wayne State University), Mapping the Literary Geography of Early Modern English Benedictine Convents
Kelly (Durham), Roaming Relics: English Women Religious and Identity
Formation in Counter-Reformation Europe
Wednesday 11th December 2013, 2 - 4pm, Foster Court 307, SELCS Common Room
Borderlands: From the California Missions to Manila Ivories
Ana Ruiz Guiterrez (University of Granada), Manila Ivories and Transnational Exchanges
Miguel Sorroche Cuerva (University of Granada), Building Frontiers in the Californian Missions
**These talks will be in Spanish**
Details of recent publications by members of the Centre are available on our News page.
It is a great pleasure to announce the arrival at UCL of a complementary early modern research centre, adding still further to our existing strengths. The Centre for Editing Lives and Letters is directed by Lisa Jardine and focuses on archival based projects.
Recent Publications by Staff Associated with the Centre
The latest from the head of the Department of Greek and Latin, Gesine Manuwald, a book on Nero and Octavia in ancient historiography and early modern opera.
Avi Lifschitz has just published Language and Enlightenment: The Berlin Debates of the 18th Century with Oxford University Press.
Helen Hackett's new book A Short History of English Renaissance Drama has just been published by I. B. Tauris.
A volume of essays on Neo-Latin poetry that includes versions of the papers given at our Launch Conference, co-edited by Gesine Manuwald, Professor of Latin in the Department of Greek and Latin and a member of the Centre. To purchase a copy from Bloomsbury click here.
Helen Hackett's most recent book explores three centuries of invented encounters between two of England's most enduring cultural icons and was published by Princeton in 2009.
Alexander Samson, co-director of the Centre, recently edited and contributed to a Special Issue of Renaissance Studies on gardens and horticulture in the early modern period.
Henry Woudhuysen, Professor in UCL's English Department and Dean of Arts and Humanities, co-edited The Oxford Companion to the Book, 'a ground-breaking reference work on all aspects of the book from ancient times to the present day'.