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The Early Modern Career

                 

Event Date: 2 May 2014
Centre for Reformation and Early Modern Studies
Nicolson Building (Winterbourne House and Gardens)
University of Birmingham,
58 Edgbaston Park Road
Edgbaston
Birmingham B15 2RT

The Early Modern Career

An Early Career Networking Event sponsored by the British Academy

This event will bring together early modernists from the Midlands three cities group of Nottingham, Leicester and Birmingham to explore the intellectual and institutional contexts of the early modern career.

The day will mix short academic papers with small-group networking discussions, and a plenary address will be given by Professor Gordon Campbell, FBA.

Programme:

Welcome – The Early Modern Career
Dr Tara Hamling

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Dr Tom Lockwood

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Panel 1

Dr Sarah Knight (Leicester) – Student Life at the Early Modern Universities

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Professor Gabriel Egan (De Montfort) – Shakespeare’s Early Career

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Dr Mary Ann Lund (Leicester) – Rivers and puddle-jumpers: Donne and Burton

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Panel 1 discussion

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Panel 2
Dr Andrew Hopper (Leicester) – The Career of Adam Eyre

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Professor David Roberts (Birmingham City) – Actors and Careers in the Restoration

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Dr Jonathan Willis (Birmingham) – Careers in Tudor Music

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Panel 3
Dr Eoin Price (Shakespeare Institute, Birmingham) – The Politics of Promotion in Early Modern Drama

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Paul Brown (De Montfort) – The Careers of George Wilkins

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Philip Tromans (De Montfort) – Richard Hakluyt’s Divers Voyages

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Panel 3 discussion

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Plenary:

Professor Gordon Campbell, FBA (Leicester) – Milton’s Careers

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