The first meeting of the Irish Renaissance Seminar for 2017 will be held on Saturday 22nd April in the School of English, Drama and Film, University College Dublin.
The theme for this meeting is Conflict and Contestation in the Early Modern World. The meeting will convene in Room J207-8, John Henry Newman Building, UCD, and the schedule is as follows:
Chair: Dr Jane Grogan
Dr Marc Caball (UCD): ‘Hugh O’Neill and his Gaelic and Renaissance Cultural Context’
Professor Andrew Hadfield (Sussex): ‘James Shirley’s The Politician: Anglo-Irish Literature and Politics in the 1630s’
Dr Ann-Maria Walsh (UCD): ‘The Boyle Sisters and the Familial Correspondence Network: A Life-Line in Times of Civil Strife and Beyond’
Chair: Dr Colin Lahive
Professor Nicholas McDowell (Exeter): ‘The Poetics of Civil War: Shakespeare to Marvell (to W.B.Yeats)’
Convener: Dr Naomi McAreavey
Early Modern Studies in Ireland: Current Locations, Future Directions
The event is generously supported by the School of English, Drama and Film, UCD, and the Society for Renaissance Studies.
For further details on this meeting of the IRS, contact Dr Colin Lahive (firstname.lastname@example.org)