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Alexander, Jenny

Dr Jenny AlexanderAlexander, jennifer

(Department of History of Art)

Research interests: Medieval Art and Architecture especially the study of medieval and early modern buildings, their construction and use

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Bates, Catherine

Professor Catherine BatesBates, Catherine new
(Renaissance Centre Research Professor)

Research interests: English literature and culture of the Renaissance period with a special interest in poetry, poetics, and courtly forms including lyric, epic, and romance

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Bates, Stephen

Dr Stephen Bates bates_stephen

(Renaissance Centre, Honorary Research Fellow)

Research interests: Late medieval and early modern religious and cultural history, particularly lay piety, printed discourse, English devotion to the Virgin Mary and the reign of Mary Tudor

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Brazeau, Bryan

Dr Bryan BrazeauBrazeau, Bryan

(School of Cross-Faculty Studies, Liberal Arts). Senior Teaching Fellow and Venice Academic Lead

Research Interests: Italian renaissance epic (Boiardo, Ariosto, Tasso), Poetics of the sacred, Sixteenth-Century Christian Epic (Latin and Italian), Counter-Reformation culture, Dante reception, Digital Humanities

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Bycroft, Michael

Dr Michael Bycroft Bycroft, Michael

(Department of History)

Research interests: Science and technology in early modern Europe, with a special interest in France, state patronage, global connections, and materials such as precious stones, gold, dyestuffs, and porcelain

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Campbell, Emma

Dr Emma Campbell campbell, emma

(School of Modern Languages, French)

Research interests: Old French literature; manuscript studies; translation; modern philosophy and critical theory

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Carnevali, Rebecca

Rebecca CarnevaliCarnevali, Rebecca

Renaissance Centre PhD Student

Research Topic: 'Creating an Urban Reading Public: Cheap Print in Early-Modern Bologna'

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Celati, Marta

Dr Marta CelatiCELATI, Marta

(Renaissance Centre Leverhulme Early Career Fellow)

Research project: 'The ‘Mirror’ of History. Prince and Tyrant in Italian Renaissance Literature, between Political Theory and Historiography'

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Comiati, Giacomo

Dr Giacomo Comiati Comiati, giacomo
(Renaissance Centre, Honorary Research Fellow)
Research Interests: Petrarch and Petrarchism, Sixteenth-Century Italian Poetry, Renaissance Exegesis and the Commentary Tradition, Reception of the Classics in the Italian Renaissance, Reception of Horace, Renaissance Latin Poetry, Fifteenth-Century Latin and Vernacular Literature
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Cooley, Alison

Professor Alison CooleyCooley, alison

(Classics & Ancient History)

Research interests: All aspects of the Roman world - social, cultural, economic, and political

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Cotugno, Alessio

Dr Alessio Cotugno Cotugno, Alessio

(Renaissance Centre, Honorary Research Fellow)

Research interests: History of the Italian language (XVIth-XXth cent.); Renaissance volgarizzamenti (Aristotle and Ovid); Renaissance grammar, rhetoric and poetics; vernacular Aristotelianism (Sperone Speroni, Alessandro Piccolomini, Benedetto Varchi); uses of the dialogue form in the Renaissance; Pietro Bembo

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Davies, Jonathan

Dr Jonathan DaviesDavies, Jonathan

(Department of History)

Research interests: Violence and insults and crime and punishment in early modern Europe (including the British isles); the history of the Italian states (especially Tuscany and the Republic of Venice) between 1350 and 1600

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De Smet, Ingrid

Professor Ingrid De SmetDe Smet, Ingrid

(School of Modern Languages, French)

Research interests: Neo-Latin literature and intellectual culture in France, the Low Countries, and Italy (1550-1650); the history of the book; satire, polemics and conflict; falconry and hunting in the Renaissance and Early Modern period

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Din-Kariuki, Natalya

Dr Natalya Din-Kariuki Din-Kariuki, Natalya-crop

(English and Comparative Literature)

Research interests: literary and intellectual history of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries; rhetoric and poetics; travel writing; transnational and transcultural encounter; modes of cosmopolitanism; religious prose.

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Dincer Hadjianastasis, Aysu

Dr Aysu Dincer Hadjianastasisdincer,aysu

(Department of History)

Research Interests: History of Venice; Social and economic history of early medieval England; England and Scotland in the fifteenth century

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Earle, Rebecca

Professor Rebecca EarleEarle, Rebecca

(School of Comparative American Studies)

Research interests: History of food, Spanish America, nationalism, letter-writing, clothing

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Fletcher, Stella

Dr Stella Fletcher

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(Renaissance Centre, Honorary Research Fellow)

Research interests: Renaissance papacy, especially cardinals and conclaves; Anglo-Italian relations in any period, including those between Britain and the papacy; post-Reformation monasticism; clerics in fiction; historiography

 

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Forsyth, Kathryn

Dr Katie ForsythForsyth, Katie

(English and Comparative Literary Studies)

Research Interests: Reformation and Tudor print culture with a particular focus on the London book trade during the reign of Mary I; John Milton

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Frey-Kupper, Suzanne

Professor Suzanne Frey-KupperFrey-Kupper, Suzanne

(Classics & Ancient History)

Research interests: Reception of antiquity on coins and medals; Coinage of the Western Mediterranean

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Gardner, Julian

Prof Em Julian GardnerGardner, Julian

Emiritus Professor (Department of History of Art)

(Renaissance Centre Honorary Professor)

Research interests: Late medieval and renaissance art; Giotto di Bondone; art and patronage; religious orders

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Garforth, Abigail

Abigail GarforthGarforth, Abigail

Renaissance Centre MA Student (2018-19)

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Gilmore, John

Dr John T GilmoreGilmore, John

(English and Comparative Literary Studies)

Research interests: Neo-Latin verse, especially in the long eighteenth century; the history of translation into Latin verse as a means of introducing European readers to non-European literatures

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Goldring, Elizabeth

Dr Elizabeth Goldring Goldring, Elizabeth-latest

(Renaissance Centre Honorary Associate Professor)

Research interests: 16th and 17th century court culture; England and the Continental Renaissance; and the reception of Elizabethan art and literature from the 17th century to the present day

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Grant, Tess

Dr Teresa GrantGrant, Tess

(English and Comparative Literary Studies)

Research interests: Medieval and Renaissance drama, especially issues surrounding staging; Renaissance literature and culture. Research projects include, The James Shirley Project

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Green, Lawrence

Dr Lawrence Green green_lawrence-latest.jpg

(Renaissance Centre, Honorary Research Fellow)

Research Interests: Worked on the John Nichols Project; English Literary Renaissance; Shakespeare; the Medieval Legacy; Performance History

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Hampton, Catherine

Dr Catherine HamptonHampton, Catherine

(School of Modern Languages, French)

Research interests: Vernacular literature produced at the French Renaissance court

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Iordanou, Ioanna

Dr Ioanna IordanouIordanou, Ioanna

(Renaissance Centre, Honorary Research Fellow)

Research interests: early modern Venice, early modern intelligence and espionage, organisational history, Arsenale, Venetian shipbuilders and sailors

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Kelsey, Holly

Holly KelseyKelsey, Holly crop

Renaissance Centre MA Student (2018-19)

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Knights, Mark

Professor Mark Knightsknights, mark

(Department of History)

Research interests: The political culture of early modern Britain c.1550 - c.1850, with particular interests in the integration of political and social history

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Kümin, Beat

Professor Beat KüminKumin, Beat

(Department of History)

Research interests: The cultural history of German-speaking Europe and England (c. 1400-1800), political agency, religious life and social exchange in local communities during the early modern period

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Lee, Alexander

Dr Alexander LeeLee, Alexander

(Renaissance Centre, Honorary Research Fellow)

Research interests: The cultural and political history of Italy, c.1300-c.1550; Petrarch; Machiavelli; Michelangelo; ideas of Empire in early humanistic political thought; Neo-Latin poetry in Renaissance France

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Leonard, Alice

Dr Alice Leonard Leonard, Alice

(IAS WIRL Co-fund Marie Curie Fellow)

Research Interests: early modern travel literature; colonial discourse; Renaissance drama; Shakespeare; error

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Li, Chi-fang Sophia

Dr Chi-fang Sophia LiSophia Li photo

(Renaissance Centre, Honorary Research Fellow)

Research interests: Italian Cultural Influences on English Renaissance Drama, with a special focus on Thomas Dekker and his collaborators; Renaissance prose studies and early modern news; composers' Shakespeare

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Lines, David

Professor David A Lines~ Renaissance Centre DirectorLines, David

(School of Modern Languages, Italian)

Research interests: Ancient thought (especially Aristotelianism) in Renaissance Italy; Renaissance ethics, politics and science; institutions of culture and learning; libraries and history of the book.

Office: H4.10; Tel: 024 7652 3250; Email: d.a.lines@warwick.ac.uk

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Lizzul, Giorgio

Dr Giorgio LizzulGiorgio Lizzul

(Renaissance Centre, Honorary Research Fellow)

Research interests: Economic and Political Thought, Public Debt in Renaissance Italy, Chronicles and Humanist Historiography, Fifteenth-Century Latin and Vernacular Philosophy, Aristotelian Literature

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Marshall, Peter

Professor Peter MarshallMarshall, Peter

(Department of History)

Research interests: Early modern religious history, especially the Reformation and its impact

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Members of Advisory Board

External Members of the CSR Advisory Board
Professor Em Deborah Howard (Chair), (Cambridge)
Professor Cristina Dondi (History, Oxford)
Professor Mark Greengrass (History, Sheffield)
Professor Andrew Hadfield (English, Sussex)
Dr Kirstin Kennedy, Curator in the Sculpture, Metalwork, Glass and Ceramics collection, Victoria and Albert Museum
Internal Members of the CSR Advisory Board
Professor David A Lines (Director, Centre for the Study of the Renaissance)
Dr Marco Nievergelt (Director of Graduate Studies, Centre for the Study of the Renaissance)
3 members of academic staff
3 Student Representatives
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Molà, Luca

Dr Luca Molà

(Department of History). Venice coordinator, based in Venice during Term 1mola-luca

Research interests: History of the Italian Renaissance; economic and social history of Europe in the early modern period

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Moore, Harriette

Harriette MooreMoore, Harriette

Renaissance Centre MA Student (2018-19)

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Moorman, Gloria

Gloria MoormanMoorman, Gloria

Renaissance Centre PhD Student

Research topic: 'Broadening Horizons through Books: Town Atlases in the 16th and 17th Centuries'

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Morrall, Zoë

Zoë MorrallMorrall, Zoe

Renaissance Centre MA Student (2018-19)

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Muratori, Cecilia

muratori, cecilia 1Dr Cecilia Muratori
(Renaissance Centre, Honorary Research Fellow)
Research Interests: Man-animal distinction in Renaissance philosophy; history of animal ethics
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Nievergelt, Marco

Dr Marco NievergeltNievergelt, Marco

(English and Comparative Literary Studies)

Research Interests: Late medieval and early modern literature, English and French: allegory; medieval theories of signification, perception and interpretation; the interactions between scholastic philosophy and literature in the later Middle Ages; chivalric literature and romances, medieval to early modern; late medieval crusading and ideas of holy war; the history of (textual) subjectivity and self-representation

Email: m.nievergelt@warwick.ac.uk

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Paranque, Estelle

Dr Estelle Paranque Paranque, Estelle 
(Renaissance Centre, Honorary Research Fellow)
Research interests: Elizabeth I's royal authority and representations. Anglo-French relations under Elizabeth I's reign. Monarchical representations of Henri III of France, Catherine de Medici, and French consorts. Queenship during the early modern period (France, England, and Spain). Twitter Feed
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Paterson, Linda

Prof Em Linda PatersonPaterson, Linda

(Schol of Modern Languages, French Studies)

Research interests: Medieval French and Occitan literature and history, troubadours

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Perez Galvan, Paloma

Paloma Perez GalvanPerez-Galvan, Paloma

Renaissance Centre PhD Student

Research Topic: 'From Inscription to Collection: Ancient Epigraphy in Southern France and Italy from 1521 to 1637'

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Pericolo, Lorenzo

Professor Lorenzo Pericolo Pericolo, lorenzo

(Department of History of Art)

Research interests: Early modern religious art, Renaissance and Baroque art and theory, the influences and cross-fertilizations between the artistic centres of early modern Europe
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Petit, Caroline

Dr Caroline Petit petit, caroline 2

(Classics & Ancient History, Assistant Professor)

Research interests: The long history of ancient medical texts (especially Galen), rhetoric, intellectual history

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Pizzoni, Giada

Dr Giada Pizzoni pizzoni, giada

(Department of History)

Research interests: British Catholic merchants and their commercial networks in the Atlantic and in Europe in the late 17th/early 18th centuries

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Prescott, Paul

Dr Paul PrescottPrescott, Paul

(English and Comparative Literary Studies)

Research interests: Shakespeare in performance, theatre history, the theory and practice of arts criticism, and schools and undergraduate pedagogy

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Puliafito, Anna Laura

Dr Anna Laura Puliafitopuliafito, anna-laura

(Renaissance Centre, Honorary Research Fellow)

Research interests: Metaphysics and Science in the 16th century; Natural Philosophy in the 16th century; Rhetoric in 16th century, Latin and Vernacular reception; Renaissance Theory of Translation; History of Italian academies

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Rabone, Rich

Dr Rich Rabone Rabone, Rich

(School of Modern Languages, Hispanic Studies)

Research Interests: Early modern Spanish literature and intellectual culture; classical reception; emblems

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Refini, Eugenio

Dr Eugenio RefiniRefini, eugenio-5-new-crop

(Renaissance Centre, Honorary Research Fellow)

Research interests: Reception and translation studies, drama, poetics and rhetoric, classical tradition, intersections of music and literature, Renaissance and Baroque music, opera. Worked at Warwick on The Vernacular Aristotelianism Project

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Rimell, Victoria

Professor Victoria Rimell rimmel_victoria.jpg

(Classics & Ancient History)

Research interests: Imperial Latin literature, critical theory, gender studies, and the reception of classical texts

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Roberts, Penny

Professor Penny RobertsRoberts, Penny

(Department of History)

Research interests: The social, religious, cultural and political history of sixteenth-century France, especially its wars of religion (c.1562-1598)

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Rushton, Joshua

Joshua RushtonRushton-Joshua

Renaissance Centre MA Student (2018-19)

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Rutter, Carol

Professor Carol RutterRutter, Carol

(English and Comparative Literary Studies)

Research interests: Renaissance theatre and performance, the dialogue between performance and culture; Henry Wotton and the performance of Anglo-Venetian Embassy 1604-1610. Research projects include: The Elizabethan and Jacobean Drama Project

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Salzberg, Rosa

Dr Rosa Salzbergsalzberg, rosa

(Department of History)

Research interests: The early Venetian printing industry, and particularly the production and circulation of ephemeral print

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Schwartz-Leeper, Gavin

Dr Gavin Schwartz-LeeperSchwartz-Leeper, Gavin

(School of Cross Faculty Studies, Liberal Arts)

Research interests: Early modern English literature and history relating to historiography, religion, book history, Tudor politics, martyrdom

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Sel, Asseline

Asseline SelSel, Asseline

Renaissance Centre MA Student (2018-19)

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Shewring, Margaret

Dr Margaret Shewringshewring, margaret

(School of Creative Arts, Performance and Visual Cultures, Theatre Studies)

Research interests: Court and Civic Festivals of the European Renaissance and Early Modern periods, Theatre of the Renaissance and Restoration; Shakespeare on the Contemporary Stage; performance spaces and design

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Sweet, Jayne

Jayne Sweet ~ Renaissance Centre AdministratorSweet, Jayne
Normal Office Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 09:00-17:00
Room: H4.48b Humanities Building
Tel: 024 7652 4587
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Tagliaferro, Giorgio

Dr Giorgio Tagliaferro Tagliaferro, Giorgio

(Department of History of Art)

Research interests: 'Renaissance and Early Modern Italian Art, especially Venice'

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Topp, Matt

Matt ToppTopp, Matthew

Joint Renaissance Centre/Monash PhD Student

Research Topic: Ars Oblivionalis: A Cultural History of Forgetting in Renaissance Florence

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Tramontana, Felicita

Dr Felicita Tramontana Tramontana, Felicita

(Renaissance Centre, Honorary Research Fellow)

Research interests: Migration in the early modern world

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Trevisan, Sara

Dr Sara TrevisanSara Trevisan

(Renaissance Centre, Honorary Research Fellow)

Research interests: pre-1900 bibliography, history of the book (East and West), manuscript studies, bookbinding history, the European Renaissance, English literature and culture, early modern antiquarianism.

Sara works as a self-employed consultant for bookdealers and auction houses, more information on her LinkedIn profile

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Underwood, Lucy

Dr Lucy Underwoodunderwood, lucy

(Department of History, Leverhulme Early Career Fellow)

Research project 'Imagining Englands: Confessionalisation, Catholicism and National Identity after the English Reformation'

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Van Meersbergen, Guido

Dr Guido van Meersbergenvan_meersbergen, guido-new

(Department of History)

Research Interests: Early modern diplomacy, cross-cultural encounters, Renaissance ethnography, colonialism in South Asia

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Vanhaelen, Maude

Dr Maude Vanhaelen Vanhaelen, Maude

(Classics & Ancient History, School of Modern Languages, Italian). On research leave 2019-20

Research interests: Greek and Latin languages and literatures, Reception of Platonism in Quattrocento Florence, Humanistic translations and commentaries, Neoplatonism and Hermetism, Prisca Theologia

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Vince, Máté

Dr Máté Vince Vince, Máté

(Renaissance Centre, Honorary Research Fellow)

Research interests: renaissance literature, early modern religious controversies, the classical tradition, rhetoric and aesthetics, translation studies. Worked at Warwick on, 'The Correspondence of Isaac Casaubon, 1610-1614'

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Von Teuffel, Christa Gardner

Dr Christa Gardner von TeuffelGardner von Teuffel, Christa

(Renaissance Centre, Honorary Research Fellow)

Research interests: History of art, architecture, liturgy, religious orders in Italy, South and North of the Alps from the late Middle Ages to the High Renaissance

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Watts, Chris

Chris WattsWatts, Chris

Renaissance Centre MA Student (p/t, 2018-20)

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West, John

Dr John WestWest, John

(English and Comparative Literary Studies)

Research interests: 17th-century literature and culture; Civil War and Restoration poetry and drama, especially Dryden; literature and politics; literature and religion

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Wood, Sarah

Dr Sarah Wood Wood, Sarah

(English and Comparative Literary Studies)

Research interests: Piers Plowman, late medieval religious literature, allegory, alliterative poetry, authorial revision, and the history of the book

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Xinyue, Bobby

Dr Bobby Xinyuexinyue_bobby

(Renaissance Centre British Academy Research Fellow)

Research Topic: 'Redesigning Time: Cultural Politics in Renaissance Poetic Calendars'
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