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SNLS/CSNLS Conference 2017

Neo-Latin Literary Perspectives on Britain and Ireland, 1520-1670

Conference of the Society for Neo-Latin Studies and the Cambridge Society for Neo-Latin Studies


Cambridge, Churchill College, 15-16 September

This conference has been made possible through generous support from the Faculty of Classics, the Faculty of English, and Trinity College, Cambridge, the Society for Renaissance Studies, the Classical Association, and the Institute of Classical Studies.


Registration

Registration for the conference is now closed, however, a few places remain. If you are interested, please contact Andrew Taylor directly.

Final Programme


 

DAY 1

 

 

Registration

9.15-9.40

Fellows’ Dining Room (FDR)

Welcome

9.40-9.45

 

Panel 1

9.45-10.55

Partial Views

Jill Woodberry (KCL), ‘Mildmay Fane: Britain through the lens of the parodia

Mandy Green (Durham), ‘“Content with these British Islands as My World”: Milton’s Neo-Latin poetry and the search for a fit audience’

Break

10.55-11.15

 

Panel 2

11.15-1.00

British Perspectives

Georges Tilly (Rouen/Napoli), ‘National identity and international influences in John Leland’s Latin Poetry: the European legacy of Italian Humanism’

Elizabeth Sandis (The Shakespeare Institute), ‘Welcoming King James to Oxford in 1605 (and 1607): Strategies and identities in Matthew Gwinne’s pageant of the British sibyls’

David Money (Wolfson College, Cambridge), ‘The Britishness in the verse of James Duport’

Lunch

1.00-2.00

 

Panel 3

2.00-3.20

Educational Perspectives

Lucy Nicholas (KCL), ‘The Lucubrationes of Walter Haddon’

Victoria Moul (KCL), ‘Payne Fisher Latin poetry: Cromwell in Europe’

Break

3.20-3.40

 

Keynote 1

3.40-4.50

Keith Sidwell (Calgary), ‘“No War Please, We’re British!”: The “Gunpowder Revolution” and Latin Epic in the Three Kingdoms in the 17th Century’

 

Dinner

7.00

Café Rouge, 24-26 Bridge St, Cambridge CB2 1UJ

 

 

 

DAY 2

 

 

Registration and welcome

9.30-9.40

 

Panel 4

9.40-11.20

Scottish Perspectives

Sara Hale (KCL), ‘Archibald Pitcairne, Neo-Latin translation and Scottish national identity’

Carine Ferradou (Aix-Marseille), ‘The Scottish division between Protestants and Catholics through the political “controversy” between Buchanan and Barclay about Monarchy’

Paule Demoulière (Sorbonne), ‘Collections of Latin funeral verse in England, Ireland and Scotland, 1550-1650’

Break

11.20-11.40

 

Panel 5

11.40-12.50

European perspectives

Paul Gwynne (American University of Rome), ‘Attitudes to England and Elizabeth I in Francesco Benci, Quinque Martyres

Francesca Pirola (Pisa), ‘Killing the King, defending the people: John Milton’s Pro populo Anglicano Defensio

Lunch

12.50-2.00

 

Panel 6

2.00-3.05

Topographies

Johanna Luggin (LBI Innsbruck/Freiburg), ‘Landscape and National Identity: William Camden and the prospectus of Britain’

Caroline Spearing (KCL), ‘Britain and the Golden Age in Abraham Cowley’s Plantarum libri sex (1668)’

Break

3.05-3.20

 

Keynote 2

3.20-4.25

Nicola Royan (Nottingham), ‘Archibald Whitelaw, Richard III and Scottish uses of humanism’

Concluding remarks

4.25-4.30

 

 

Registration for the conference is now closed, however, a few places remain. If you are interested, please contact Andrew Taylor directly.

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