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"Wanton nights and riotous feasts": Early Modern Representations of Virtue and Vice, 2006


Saturday 8th April 2006


“Wanton nights and riotous feasts”: Early Modern Representations of Virtue and Vice


An interdisciplinary conference to encourage intellectual exchange between disciplines, including art history, cultural studies, history, literary studies and theology.



Keynote speakers:

Professor Bernard Capp (History, Warwick University)

Dr. Elizabeth Clarke (English & Comparative Studies, Warwick University)


Topics of papers include:

  • Recreational vices

  • Commemorative writings and monuments

  • Crime and punishment

  • Sexuality and erotic representation



Organisers: Michelle Di Meo, Alice Eardley, and Rebecca Hayes at

English & Comparative Studies, Warwick University, Coventry CV4 7AL.



    Funded by the Humanities Research Centre, the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies, and the Department of History.