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Lectures & Seminars

 

Week

Lectures- Mondays 5-6 pm from week 2 (incl) in Woods Scawen (arts centre)

See note in Week 19, Term 2, about an additional lecture

Lecture slides will be posted just before or after the lecture - click on 'slides'

In term 3 Lectures will be in S0.21

Most lecturers for this module are using lecture capture - you can find the relevant recordings here

Seminars and Seminar Readings

All seminars start in week 2

Thurs 9.00 – 10.00 in H0.56

(Dr Michael Bycroft)

Thurs 11.00 – 12.00 in OC1.08

(Dr Imogen Peck)

Thurs 12.00 – OC1.06

(Dr Imogen Peck)

Thurs 2.00 – 3.00 in S0.09

(Dr Imogen Peck)

Thurs 4.00 - 5.00 in H1.05

(Ms Natalie Hanley-Smith)

Fri 11-12 in H3.47

(Dr Imogen Peck)

(click on the links below to open the readings for each week)

Autumn
Term

1 Introduction [Michael Bycroft] TBC
2

The Ancien Regime and the Enlightenment [Michael Bycroft]

slides

The Ancien Regime
3

Religion and the Enlightenment [TBC]

slides

Religion
4

Science and the Enlightenment [Michael Bycroft]

slides

Science and Medicine 

5

English Print and the Encyclopedie [Imogen Peck]

slides

The Encyclopedie

6

~ reading week ~

For advice on essay plan for the first assignment see here

 
7

The public: clubs, societies and the theatre [Charles Walton]

slides

The Public

8

Law and natural rights [John Snape]

slides

Law and natural rights

9

Gender [Sarah Richardson TBC]

slides

 Gender
10

Politics and the enlightenment [Imogen Peck]

slides

The Debate on France

Spring

Term

11

Trade, the Exotic, and the East [Maxine Berg]

slides and handout

The Exotic and the East

 

12

Theorising Trade and the Economy [Michael Bycroft]

slides and handout

Trade, the Economy, and Consumption

13

Crime, punishment, poverty, health and welfare [Tim Lockley TBC]
slides

crime, punishment and welfare

 

14

Collecting and ordering natural history and knowledge [Michael Bycroft]

slides

Visit to the Enlightenment Gallery at the British Museum, Weds 30 Jan. Details avaliable here

claim form

next of kin form

(Please send your next of kin form to imogen.peck@warwick.ac.uk and claim forms to j.m.noonan@warwick.ac.uk)

15

Enlightenment and Empire [Callie Wilkinson] - slides

empires
16 ~ reading week ~  
17

Napoleon and the Enlightenment [Kate Astbury]

slides

Reading Caricature

additional prints
18

Race and Slavery [Jonathan Schroeder TBC]

slides

Race and Slavery

19

German Responses to the Enlightenment [TBC]

slides

Note: There is a second Lecture this week on the Long Essay for the Enlightenment Course [Michael Bycroft]: Tues 5th March, 4pm-5pm, IMC0.02

There is a short preparatory activity for this lecture - please click here to see the details

slides

German reactions

20

Romanticism [Mark Philp]

slides

Romanticism

Summer

Term

21

Dialectics of the Enlightenment [Michael Bycroft]

slides

No teaching: Easter bank holidays

Modern Reactions to the Enlightenment

22

What is Enlightenment? Postmodernism and the Enlightenment [Claudia Stein TBC]

slides

The Enlightenment project today