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Early Modern Female Miscellanies and Commonplace Books Symposium, University of Warwick, 22nd July 2011

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This interdisciplinary one day symposium will explore meanings and dynamics of the structures of early modern female miscellanies and commonplace books, the histories of reading they reveal, notions arising of authorship and miscellaneity, the role of women as 'vouchers' or adjudicators of literary materials, and the transmission of knowledge in these female compilations.

Keynote Speaker: Professor Margaret Ezell, Sara and John Lindsey Chair of Liberal Arts, University of Texas A&M

Speakers: Helen Hackett, Gillian Wright, Elizabeth Clarke, Sarah Ross, Jayne Archer, Rebecca Bullard, Johanna Harris, Sajed Chowdhury, Elizabeth Scott Baumann

See link on left for full programme

Registration, which includes conference fee, lunch, refreshments and wine reception is £20 (full), or £10 (students, unwaged) – see link on left for registration.

For more information (including accommodation suggestions) please contact Dr Femke Molekamp:



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(A symposium supported by The Leverhulme Trust)