2013

2013 Programme
Thursday
21 February
6.00 PM
Institute of Advanced Studies/CMEMS Public Lecture
Sharon Farmer (University of California, Santa Barbara)
“Private Welfare vs. Public Charity: Some Lessons from Medieval and Early Modern Europe.”
Venue: Webb Lecture Theatre (G.21, Geography Building, UWA)
Tuesday
12 March
7.30 PM
CMEMS/PMRG Public Lecture
Paul Nuckley (Birkbeck, University of London)
“The Diary of Sir John Knatchbull: Partisan Politics and the Glorious Revolution in Kent, 1687-1688″
Venue: Arts Lecture Room 6 (G.62, Arts Building, UWA)
Tuesday
26 March
7.00 PM
PMRG Annual General Meeting at 7.00 PM, followed by CMEMS/PMRG Public Lecture at 7.30 PM
Professor Yasmin Haskell (ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions, Europe 1100-1800 / The University of Western Australia)
“Child’s Play and Child Murder: The Emotions of Children in Jesuit Jacob Bidermann’s Latin epic on the Massacre of the Innocents (1622)”
Venue: Arts Lecture Room 6 (G.62, Arts Building, UWA)
Wednesday
24 April
6.00 PM
CMEMS/PMRG Public Lecture
Associate Professor Anne Scott (The University of Western Australia)
“The Early Franciscans and Poverty: A Sign of Contradiction”
Venue: Arts Lecture Room 4 (G.60, Arts Building, UWA)
Wednesday
1 May
6.00 PM
Institute of Advanced Studies/CMEMS Public Lecture
Professor Paul Hills (The Courtauld Institute of Art)
“Colour and Language in Renaissance Venice”
Venue: Webb Lecture Theatre (Geography Building, UWA)
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Sunday
23 June
1.00 PM
Fundraiser Special Screening
Shakespeare’s Globe on Screen: Twelfth NightSwap the hard benches for cosy movie theatre chairs, and the back-row view for HD vision. Shakespeare’s Globe on Screen series is back at Luna Paradiso, this year featuring Twelfth Nightwith Mark Rylance and Stephen Fry, which was filmed at the iconic Globe in 2012.Venue: Cinema Paradiso, 164 James St, Northbridge
Time: 12.15 PM for an introduction on ‘Original Practices’ at Shakespeare’s Globe by Dr Penelope Woods; 1.00 PM screening.
$27 tickets. Tickets available at the door or in advance from Joanne McEwan or Penelope Woods
Thursday
8 August
6.30 PM
CMEMS/PMRG Public Lecture
Professor Peter de Bolla (The University of Cambridge)
“From the Analogue to the Digital: A New History of Concepts”
Venue: Arts Lecture Room 5 (G.61, Arts Building, UWA)
Monday
19 August
6.30 PM for 7 PM start
Annual Quiz NightEight quiz rounds fizzing with challenge and suspense!
Plus: Music round, Art quiz, True and False, Raffle and other delights!
Prizes of wine, restaurant vouchers, books, and many others.Venue: UWA Guild Tavern (Tables of 6, $10 per head)
For bookings or other queries, email Lesley O’Brien [email].
Tuesday
3 September
6.30 PM
CMEMS/PMRG Public Lecture
Dr Sarah Dempster (The University of Western Australia)
“Mildmay Fane’s ‘To Retiredness’ as a Meditation on the Locus Amoenus”
Venue: Arts Lecture Room 6 (G.62, Arts Building, UWA)
Wednesday
18 September
6.30 PM
CMEMS/PMRG Public Lecture
Dr Mary C. Flannery (The University of Lausanne)
“Shame and Emotionality in Later Medieval England”
Venue: Arts Lecture Room 6 (G.62, Arts Building, UWA)
Friday
20 September
12.00 PM
CMEMS Lunchtime Seminar
Dr Mary C. Flannery (The University of Lausanne)
“Multimedia Lydgate”
Venue: Arts Seminar Room 1.33 (1st Floor, Arts Building, UWA)
Tuesday
24 September
5.15 PM
MEMS Sundowner Seminar I
Hugh Chevis: “Inheritance strategies amongst families in the West Country woollen cloth industry in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries”
Sara McKenna: “The Prophetic Tradition of Geoffrey of Monmouth’s Prophetiae Merlini in the Twelfth Century”
Venue: Arts Lecture Room 6 (Ground Floor, Arts Building, UWA)
Monday
30 September
6.30 PM
CMEMS/PMRG Public Lecture
Dr Clare Monagle (Monash University)
“Psychoanalysing Scholasticism – On the Medieval Real”
Venue: Social Sciences Seminar Room G202 (Ground floor, opposite the Oak Lawn)
Tuesday
8 October
5.15 PM
MEMS Sundowner Seminar II
Jo Merrey: “Shamefast and Shamefaced: Knights, Poverty and Shame in Late-Medieval English Romance”
Michael Ovens: “‘If thou wert sensible of courtesy’: Hal, Hotspur, and the English Gentleman in 1 Henry IV”
Venue: Arts Lecture Room 6 (Ground Floor, Arts Building, UWA)
Tuesday
22 October
5.15 PM
MEMS Sundowner Seminar III
Alana Bennett: “Music, Performance and ‘al maner menstraci’ in Medieval Romance”
Bríd Phillips: “The Locus Amoenus: Emotional Excess in the Ovidian Model”
Venue: Arts Lecture Room 6 (Ground Floor, Arts Building, UWA)
Wed–Thurs
27-28 November
Postgraduate Advanced Training Seminar (PATS)
“Understanding and Using Medieval and Early Modern Manuscripts”
This two-day event will comprise hands-on work with manuscripts and incunables held at UWA, and will cover palaeography, scribal practice, material features of manuscripts, and the technology of the book. It will be led by manuscripts expert Professor Michelle Brown (University of London).
Places for this event are limited, and registration is essential. For more information, please visit the conference website.
Thurs
28 November
6.00 PM
CMEMS/PMRG Public Lecture
Professor Michelle P. Brown (University of London)
“The Luttrell Psalter: Imaging England on the Eve of the Black Death.”
Venue: Webb Lecture Theatre (G.21, Geography Building, UWA)
RSVP: Contact Anne Scott to RSVP by Monday 25 November 2013.
Fri–Sat
29-30 November
UWA Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies and
Perth Medieval and Renaissance Group XIXth Annual Conference

“Textuality, Technology, Materiality in the Medieval and Early Modern World”
Venue: St Catherine’s College, The University of Western Australia, Perth
Plenary speakers
Professor Michelle Brown (University of London)
Associate Professor Tim Fitzpatrick (University of Sydney)
Registration for this event is essential. For more information visit the conference website.