IRS: Renaissance Pedagogies


IRS Pedagogies

Saturday November 22nd, 2014, 1.30pm

J208, John Henry Newman Building, School of English, Drama and Film, UCD

1.30 – 2               Welcome (tea and coffee)

2 – 3                    KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Professor Jennifer Richards (University of Newcastle)

“Pronunciation, performance and the politics of the schoolroom”

3 – 3.30              Refreshments

3.30 – 4.30           PANEL SESSION (Chair: Dr. Ema Vyroubalova, TCD)

Colin Lahive (UCD): “’to repair the ruins of our first parents’: Milton’s pedagogy and the ‘end’ of all learning”

Jason Harris (UCC): “Ex tempore Composition in the Renaissance Latin Classroom”

Rosalinde Schut (UCD): “’A True and Readie Way to Learne’: The role of pedagogy in early Restoration Ireland”

4.30 – 5               Roundtable discussion on Renaissance pedagogy and contemporary practice (Facilitator: Professor Danielle Clarke, UCD)

Supported by the Society for Renaissance Studies

If you wish to join the dinner afterwards, please contact Danielle Clarke (


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