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Oxford University offers unparallelled resources for the study of early modern English literature and has the world's largest concentration of specialists in this field. Based in the English Faculty, the Centre for Early Modern Studies serves as a central forum for research, conferences and graduate study, and aims to encourage collaboration across a wide range of related disciplines.

Trinity Term 2015

Seminar details may be found on the Current events page.

Tuesday 12th May

Early Modern Literature Seminar

Ceri Sullivan (Cardiff), ‘Private Prayer in Shakespeare's Histories’
5.15pm, History of the Book Room, English Faculty

Lyell Lectures in Bibliography, lecture 5

Michael F. Suarez, S.J. (Director, Rare Book School, University of Virginia), 'Naming Names: Underwriting Patronage in Tonson’s Cæsar (1712)'
5pm, Lecture Theatre, Weston Library (entrance from Broad Street, Oxford) (registration required, via http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/whats-on/upcoming-events/2015/apr/engraved-throughout)

Thursday 14th

Religion in the British Isles 1400-1700: a graduate seminar

Dr Leslie Theibert (University College, Oxford), ‘Countering the Catholic Threat: Anglo-French Competition for Spanish America, 1688-1700’
5pm, Gibbs Room, Keble College (in the basement of the Warden’s Lodging: access via the main entrance of the College and Porters’ Lodge, Keble Road). The paper is followed by refreshments.

Lyell Lectures in Bibliography, lecture 6

Michael F. Suarez, S.J. (Director, Rare Book School, University of Virginia), 'Abridging Histories: Capt. James Cook and the Voyages of Reading (1784–)'
5pm, Lecture Theatre, Weston Library (entrance from Broad Street, Oxford) – see above.

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