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Matthew Milner, BA, MA, PhD

 

This page will not be maintained. For current information please visit my profile at academia.edu. My doctoral research at Warwick focused on fifteenth- and sixteenth-century English notions of sensory physiology and their impact on religious change in the English reformation. The thesis was titled 'A Sensible Reformation: The Senses and Liturgical Life in Tudor England' and was supervised by Prof. Peter Marshall. It has been rewritten and will be appearing as 'The Senses and the English Reformation' with Ashgate.
While at Warwick I was involved in the running of the HRC sponsored Early Modern Research Seminar, as well as various symposia and conferences in the department of history.

2007 Ph.D. in History, University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom, CV4 7AL
Thesis: A Sensible Reformation: The Senses and Liturgical Life in Tudor England
Supervisor: Prof. Peter Marshall
Examiners: Prof. Miri Rubin, Queen Mary, London

Prof. Diarmaid McCulloch, St Cross, Oxford


Areas of Research & Teaching Interest
Sensory History, History of the Senses, Sensuality, Faculty Psychology, Late Aristotleianism and Cultural Practices
Renaissance and Reformation, Early Modern European History
Digital Humanities Methodologies
Early Modern European Cultural and Intellectual History c. 1000-1750
European Religious Beliefs and Practices 1400-1700
European views on Sensation and Cognition 1200 to 1700



Education
2007 Ph.D. in History, University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom, CV4 7AL
Thesis: A Sensible Reformation: The Senses and Liturgical Life in Tudor England
Supervisor: Prof. Peter Marshall
Examiners: Prof. Miri Rubin, Queen Mary, London
  Prof. Diarmaid McCulloch, St Cross, Oxford
2002 M.A in History, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Thesis: 'In the Twynkeling of an Iye': Death Rituals and Community in the Books of Common Prayer of Edward VI
Supervisor: Dr. Peter Goddard
Committee: Dr. Peter Goddard, Dr. Elizabeth Ewan, Dr. Donna Andrew
2000 B.A. Joint Honours in Classics and History, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
 
 
Papers
'Smell and the English Reformation'
1 Feb 2007  Society, Culture & Belief, 1500-1800 Seminar, Institute of Historical Research, School of Advanced Studies, University of London
'Touch and Spiritual Kinship in England, 1500-1600'
17 Nov 2006  Tri-University History Conference, University of Guelph
'Henri Lefebvre: The Production of Space'
10 July 2006 with Susan Guinn-Chipman, Sheila Christie and Kristina Luce Culture, Space and Power: Peopling the Built Environment in Renaissance England c.1450-1700 Andrew W. Mellon Workshop Seminar, Warwick University
'The Senses in Mid- to Late-Tudor Reformation Thought'
6 Apr 2006  Reformation Studies Colloquium, Somerville College, Oxford
'A Feeling Faith: The Senses in Debates on Revelation, the Nature of Faith, and the Authentication of Experience in Early Reformation England'
29 Oct 2004  Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, Toronto
'The Discernment of True Religion: The Senses, Authority and Authentication in Early English Reformation Polemic'
28 Apr 2004  Early Modern Research Seminar, University of Warwick
'"Our Senses do Confirm Our Faith": Mid-Tudor Tracts on the Senses and the Sacraments'
5 Sep 2003  European Reformation Research Group, Ushaw College, Durham