Events 2014


The Northern Renaissance Seminar

in association with CREME:

‘To set the word against the word’:

new directions in early modern textual analysis

Lancaster University

Saturday 22 February 2014

Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences Building

Meeting Room 3


10.00-10.30 Jonathan Culpeper and Alison Findlay-Contemporary understandings of Welsh, Scottish and Irish identities: Celtic characters in Shakespeare’s Henry V 

10.30-11.00 Helen Davies-The Digitisation of early modern ‘disability’: ways of reading bodily difference in Tudor literature.

11.00-11.30 Amanda Pullan-Locating the discourse surrounding ‘Hagar and Ishmael’ in early modern English texts  

11.30-1.00 Brunch

1.00-2.00 Andrew Hardie-The affordances of corpus analysis software in approaching EEBO-TCP

2.00-2.30 Jake Halford-Everything goes with Bacon: The legacy of Francis Bacon in the seventeenth century

2.30-3.00 Break

3.00-3.30 Rachel White-Surly Areopagites and Poetic Reform 

3.30-4.00 Liz Oakley-Brown-Thomas Churchyard’s Corpus: material body and digital text

NB There is no registration fee. Please contact Liz Oakley-Brown ( to register


Northern Renaissance Roses Seminar 2014

‘Time and Early Modern Thought’

Fri 9 May-Sat 10 May 2014

York University &York Minster Old Palace Library

Organised by Lancaster University & York University

Supported by the Society for Renaissance Studies

Please click here for the provisional programme