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Representing Sovereignty: An Early Career Symposium

Wednesday 13th July 2016, 10.30 am in room H4.44 (Humanities Building)


Registration will start from 9:30 am. Tea, coffee and biscuits are available in the Graduate Space, 4th Floor, Humanities Building. All sessions are in room H4.44.

10.30-11.30 am Chair: Dr Simon Jackson
Dr Michael Winkelman (Owens Tech) — Kings and Queens of the Jungle: The Prehistoric Roots of English Monarchy
Vanessa Lim (Queen Mary, University of London) — ‘Sovereignty of Reason’ in Shakespearean Deliberation
11.30-12.30 pm
Andrea Nichols (University of Nebraska-Lincoln) — “We should think her a Devil”: Adnett Garrett’s reading of Queen Elizabeth in the Chronicles of the Kings of England
Michel Van Duijnen (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) — '...under the banners, heads placed on pikes': Sovereignty and violence at the 1635 Antwerp entry of Cardinal-Infante Ferdinand

12:30 – 1:30 pm Lunch, served in the Graduate Space.

1:30 – 3:00 pm Chair: Thomasin Bailey

Estelle Paranque (UCL) —Threats to the English Crown: Elizabeth Tudor’s and Mary Queen of Scots’ rhetoric as prisoners
Dr Philippa Woodcock (University of Warwick) — Surviving images of sovereignty from French Milan
Dr Sara Trevisan (University of Warwick) — From Adam and Eve to Elizabeth I: Representing Sovereignty in Royal Pedigree Rolls

3:00—3:30 pm Afternoon break for tea, coffee and cake.

3:30—5:30 pm Chair: Dr Teresa Grant

Dr Elizabeth Goldring (University of Warwick) — Representing Sovereignty: Robert Dudley, Elizabeth I, and the Princely Pleasures at Kenilworth Castle (1575)

Professor Carole Levin (University of Nebraska-Lincoln) — Dreams and Dynasties in Macbeth and The Winter’s Tale

6:00 pm Performance of The Entertainment at Althorp in Claycroft Field.

8:00 pm Evening pay-as-you-go meal at Le Gusta Bar and Grill, open to all attendees.

Early career researchers (those of PhD, post-doc or Assistant Professor status) are encouraged to sign up to attend this one day symposium. The topic is Representing Sovereignty 1485-1714, loosely construed. Professor Carole Levin and Dr Elizabeth Goldring will be giving keynotes in the course of the day and the event will culminate with a woodland performance of Ben Jonson’s 1603 Entertainment at Althorp which welcomed James I’s wife and son, Queen Anne and Prince Henry, to England on his accession.
There is no charge for the symposium but we have a cap of 35 participants and will have to operate a first come, first served policy if we are oversubscribed. The call for papers has closed but you can still sign up to attend the symposium. The final closing date for the submission of this form is 1st July 2016.
The symposium will be between 10.30-5.30 and the Entertainment will start at 6 and will be over within the hour. There will be a pay-as-you-go supper on campus afterwards to which all participants would be welcome.
We have two further events scheduled for the next day: a roundtable about interdisciplinarity and a talk about the US job market. You can indicate below if you'd like to attend them (no need to sign up separately on the Warwick internal form). There may be some reasonably priced (£13 or £20) rooms available on campus for the night of 13th July but unfortunately Warwick Accommodation will not be able to confirm this until much later. Please indicate below if you would be interested in this option (as a back-up one might book a room elsewhere with free cancellation).

This form is closed and is no longer accepting any submissions.

Thank you for your time.