Seventeenth-Century England: A Symposium in Celebration of Bernard Capp’s 50 Years at Warwick
Saturday 20th October 2018
Radcliffe Conference Centre, University of Warwick
09:30 Arrivals, tea and coffee
10.00-10.15: Welcome and Introduction
10.15-11.15 Session I: Gender and Emotion
- Dr Amanda Flather (University of Essex): ‘Gender, Ritual and Revolution: A Comparative Regional Study in Early Modern England’
- Dr Tim Reinke-Williams (University of Northampton): 'Representations of Men's Emotions in Seventeenth-Century English Jest-Books'
11.15-11.45 Tea and Coffee
11.45-12.45 Session II: English Society at Land and Sea
- Professor Richard Cust (University of Birmingham): ‘The County Community Revisited’
- Dr Richard Blakemore (University of Reading): 'What Shall We Do with a Drunken Sailor? Seafarers, State, and Society in Seventeenth-Century Britain'
2.00-3.30: Session III: Cheap Print and Knowledge
- Dr Catherine Armstrong (Loughborough University): ‘Cheap Print, Maps of North America and the Icons of Dominance in the Late Seventeenth Century’
- Dr Angela McShane (Wellcome Trust): ‘“Dross Good Enough for Hogs”: Ballads and the Limits of John Taylor’s Amphibious Culture’
- Dr Jasmine Kilburn-Toppin (University of Kent): ‘Alchemy, Metallurgy, and Scientific Culture Wars in Seventeenth-Century London’
3.30-4.00: Tea and Coffee
4.00-5.00: Session IV: Families of Faith
- Professor Alexandra Walsham (University of Cambridge): 'Generation Work: Fifth Monarchy Men and the Making of History in Early Modern England'
- Professor Ann Hughes (Keele University): 'Sisters and Brothers: the Gell Siblings and Restoration Dissent'
5.00: Round-up and Closing Remarks
5.20 Drinks Reception
‘The Gossips’ by Samuel Scott (undated)
courtesy of the Yale Centre for British Art