Programme

2022

Tuesday, 29 March

PMRG AGM followed by presentations by Emily Chambers, Dr Ellen O’Brien and Helen Thomas on their current research.

  • Emily Chambers – ‘Elite Female Local Affinity and Influence in Mid-Tudor England’
  • Ellen O’Brien – ‘Émile Péhant and the “Lioness of Brittany”: Translating the Life of Jean de Belleville’
  • Helen Thomas – ‘The Feakes: A Quaker Family in Colonial Barbados – A Case Study of Change in the 17th Century’

6.30 pm Arts Lecture Room 8, UWA

Thursday 21 April

Dr. Victoria Bladen, University of Queensland and Emeritus Professor Christopher Wortham for the launch of The Tree of Life and Arboreal Aesthetics in Early Modern Literature followed by a presentation and lecture.

5.00 pm Arts Lecture Room 8, UWA

Wednesday May 18

Emeritus Professor Andrew Lynch, Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Western Australia Andrew Lynch – ‘The Modern Arthur at War’

6.30 pm Arts Lecture Room 8, UWA

Tuesday 5 July

Anna-Rose Shack, PhD candidate at the Amsterdam School of Historical Studies, University of Amsterdam – ‘“I walked out”: Perambulatory poetics in Isabella Whitney’s A sweet Nosgay

ARC Centre for Excellence for the History of Emotions and the Perth and Medieval Renaissance Group, Inc.

6.00 pm Arts Lecture Room 4, UWA

Wednesday, 17 August

Emeritus Professor Chris Wortham – ‘Personal Relations: As You Like It and Twelfth Night in the Life of William Shakespeare’

6.00 pm Arts Lecture Room 8, UWA

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Monday, 22 August

Call for Papers closes – 2022 Annual Conference – Colonialism: Subaltern Voices, Contested Histories, Subverted Spaces

Read more at https://conference.pmrg.org.au/

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Wednesday, 24 August

Associate Professor Victoria Flood, Department of English, University of Birmingham – Witchcraft and Communities of Wonder: From Gervase of Tilbury to the Malleus Maleficarum

A public lecture hosted by The University of Western Australia

Co-sponsored by the Institute for Advanced Studies, ARC Centre for Excellence for the History of Emotions, Medieval and Early Modern Studies at The University of Western Australia, and Perth Medieval and Renaissance Group, Inc.

7.00 pm Arts Lecture Room 8, UWA

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Wednesday, 14 September

Dr Georgina Pitt, Honorary Research Fellow, UWA – ‘Alfred the Great and the Vikings: defeating the scourge of God’

6.30 pm Arts Lecture Room 8, UWA

Friday, 14 and Saturday, 15 October

2022 Annual Conference – Colonialism: Subaltern Voices, Contested Histories, Subverted Spaces

Murdoch Lecture Theatre, Arts Building, UWA, Perth and online

Read more at https://conference.pmrg.org.au/

Wednesday, 9 November

Dr Bill Louw, International Visiting Professor to Coventry University – ‘The Corpus Revolution in Lexicography: Findings and Consequences’

6.30 pm Webb Lecture Theatre, UWA

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