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Gender and Belief in the Early Modern World

Workshop sponsored by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation as part of the Mellon-Newberry Programme 'The Spaces of the Past: Renaissance and Early Modern Cultures in Transatlantic Context.

The program includes contributions by Silvia Evangelisti, George Hoffmann, Brenda Hosington, Lyndal Roper, Robert Swanson, and Merry Wiesner-Hanks, in addition to an interdisciplinary forum run specifically for graduate students.

Topics addressed by the conference include the following:

  • What were women’s experiences of belief?
  • How did masculinity shape -and how was it shaped by- belief?
  • What was the relation between gender and spiritual/religious writing?

Participation in the event is free, but you must register in advance, by 1 November 2007. To register please write or e-mail Mrs Lisa Cook, Secretary, Centre for the Study of the Renaissance, University of Warwick CV4 7AL, (write “Gender and Belief workshop registration” as the subject of your e-mail). Please give your title or status (e.g. PhD student), institutional affiliation, contact address including e-mail, and a very succinct description of your research interests