Past Conferences

Spenser, Poetry and Performance

Event Date: 
12 Jun 2017 to 13 Jun 2017

Shakespeare's Globe, London


A collaboration between the International Spenser Society and Shakespeare's Globe, London, 'Spenser, Poetry and Performance' is an exploratory research event on the continuities and connections between early modern poetic and dramatic writing. It takes place at Shakespeare's Globe, and will involve expert panel discussions, short papers, performances and a Research in Action workshop on 'Performing Elizabethan Poetry: Spenser and Shakespeare' in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse.


SHARP 2017

Event Date: 
09 Jun 2017 to 12 Jun 2017

The annual conference for the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing will run from June 9th-12th 2017 in Victoria, BC, Canada, with an optional excursion to Vancouver on June 13th. Co-hosted by the Digital Humanities Summer Institute, Electronic Textual Cultures Lab, and University of Victoria Libraries, we look forward to welcoming you to the west coast of Canada for an invigorating few days of scholarship and discussion on the Technologies of the Book.


H-Wrbi Annual Conference

Event Date: 
08 Jun 2017 to 09 Jun 2017


The Uses of History in Early Modern Religious Controversies

Event Date: 
02 Jun 2017


International Conference
Huntingdon Room at The King’s Manor, York YO1 7EP

Organiser: Stefan Bauer (Department of History, University of York)


9.30am Opening remarks


Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences’s Annual Congress

Event Date: 
27 May 2017 to 29 May 2017

Ryerson University (Toronto)


Panel proposal: "Is Metaphor Known Only to Those Who Create It?" - Metaphors and Metaphoric Language in the Renaissance


Canadian Society for Renaissance Studies

Event Date: 
27 May 2017 to 29 May 2017

Ryerson University, Toronto Ontario


Material Culture and Writing Practice from Antiquity to the Early Modern period: an interdisciplinary workshop

Event Date: 
25 May 2017 to 26 May 2017

University of Kent

Organised by the Centre for Late Antique Archaeology, and Centre for Early Medieval and Modern Studies, University of Kent, and the Department of Archaeology, University of Reading,


Supported by the School of European Culture and Languages and School of English, University of Kent, the Roman Society, and the Department of Archaeology, University of Reading.