The Art of Authority: Thomas Wentworth, Chief Governor of Ireland (1632-41)

Event Date: 
22 Jun 2019

Bedford Hall, Dublin Castle

 

POLITICS – Chair: Bernadette Cunningham (RIA)

09.30 MARK EMPEY (UCD)

New politics? Wentworth & “Thorough”

09.50 MARIA SOPHIE HINGST (Independent)

Concept to bureaucracy: Wentworth’s rule 

10.10 FIONA POGSON (Liverpool Hope University) 

‘A noble and intelligent friendship’: Wentworth’s correspondence with the Countess of Carlisle

 

10.45 Coffee

 

RELIGION/ART – Chair: Sara van den Berg (St Louis U.)

11.05 JOHN MCCAFFERTY (UCD) 

Archbishop Laud & Wentworth

11.25 MARC CABALL (UCD)

Wentworth & Bishop William Bedell

11.45 JANE FENLON (Independent)

‘eloquent of the man’s purpose & ambition’:

Van Dyck’s portraits of Wentworth

 

LITERATURE & THE STAGE – Chair: Jane Grogan (UCD)

14.00 DEANA RANKIN (Royal Holloway)

Writing back: Old English literature under Wentworth

14.20 ANDREW HADFIELD (University of Sussex)

Thomas Wentworth & James Shirley

 

15.00 Coffee

 

ARCHITECTURE – Chair: Amy Harris (Independent)

15.20 STUART KINSELLA (Independent) 

Wentworth’s cathedral & castle 

15.40 ANA DOLAN (Office of Public Works)

Strafford’s ‘folly’, Jigginstown House, Naas

 

16.30PLENARY: Wentworthian Dublin 1632-88

RAYMOND GILLESPIE (MU)

Introduction: Thomas Herron (E. Carolina U.)

 

VICEREGAL REVELS

17.30 RECEPTION sponsored by UCD and the Society for Renaissance Studies

18.00 CONCERT: Viceregal fancies

ADMISSION FREE. All welcome

 

in association with the

OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS, UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN, & SOCIETY FOR RENAISSANCE STUDIES

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