The Centre for Early Modern Studies Limerick is pleased to announce that it will host the Irish Renaissance Seminar in November. This will be the first time that the IRS, held biannually in universities around the island of Ireland, will take place in Limerick. The CEMS Limerick, launched last week, is a joint initiative between scholars at UL and MICL.
Irish Renaissance Seminar
5th November 2016
Kemmy Business School, G15, University of Limerick
Theme: “Early Modern Otherness: Outlaws, Exiles, and Outsiders”
Light lunch available from 12pm
1pm Opening remarks
- Dr Clodagh Tait (Department of History, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick)
“Outlawed Emotions: Lordly Rage and its Consequences in Early Modern Ireland”.
- Dr Gordon Ó Riain (School of Culture & Communication, University of Limerick)
“A Fifteenth-Century Ulster Poet in Exile”.
- Evan Bourke (RECIRC Project, NUI Galway)
“The ‘Burden[some] Sister’: The Reception and Representation of Jean Appelius (nee Dury) in the Hartlib Circle, 1641-1661″.
2.40-3.15pm: Coffee break
- Dr Ruth Ahnert (Senior Lecturer in Renaissance Studies, Queen Mary University of London, and Co-Director of the Centre for Early Modern Mapping News & Networks)
“Conspiracy and Surveillance in Tudor England”
[Optional: Dinner in local restaurant from c.6.30pm]
This event is generously supported by the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, UL, the School of Culture and Communication, UL, and by the Society for Renaissance Studies.
For further details on this event, please email Dr Carrie Griffin (Lecturer in Early Modern English Literature, School of Culture & Communication, University Limerick).