Renaissance Studies: Researching the Text – 3rd June

Researching the Text: the Book in the House

School of Arts, 43 Gordon Square, Room 114


10-1. student panels Birkbeck and University of Kent at Canterbury

10-11.15 Student papers: university of Kent (Hannah Lilley, Kate Munday and Zoe Hudson, with Diane Heath responding and Stuart Morrison)

11.15-11.30 Coffee

11.30—1 Student papers: Birkbeck (Eva-Maria Lauenstien, Ashley, Lou Horton, Cat Griffiths resp, chair Sue Jones)

1-2 Sandwich lunch

2-3.30 British Library: demonstration and discussion of collections

3.45- 4.15 TEA Birkbeck

4.15-5.30 Workshops in researching the book (a) What is this book? (b) What is described by this inventory possible further workshops tbc.

5.30-6.30pm- Prof Paul Salzman ‘Anthologising the Past: How Alexander Dyce Assembled “Specimens of British Poetesses” (1825)’

6.30-7.00pm Drinks and roundtable

Places are still available. To reserve your place please email Kate McCurdy (