EM W RN

Early Modern
Women's
Research Network

EMWRN panels at Renaissance Society of America 2014

Friday 29 March 2014

All members of EMWRN presented their work related to the ARC DP 'The Material Cultures of Early Modern Women's Writing' at the Renaissance Society of America, Annual Meeting, 2014 in New York this week. The first of two EMWRN panels run consecutively on Friday morning, "Material Cultures of Early Modern Women's Writing I & II", was sponsored by the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women (SSEMW). Both panels were well attended.

EMWRN researcher Dr Sarah C.E. Ross, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand chaired the first panel, with papers presented by three EMWRN researchers:

  • Patricia J. Pender, University of Newcastle, Australia: 'Making Bradstreet Matter: Abram E. Cutter and the 1867 Works'
  • Rosalind L. Smith, University of Newcastle, Australia: 'Heterogeneity, Materiality, and the Publication Event: Editing Mary Stuart's Poetry'
  • Paul Salzman, La Trobe University, Australia: 'Henrietta's Version: Mary Wroth's Love's Victory in the Nineteenth Century'

EMWRN researcher Professor Paul Salzman, La Trobe University, Australia chaired the second panel, with papers presented by four EMWRN researchers:

  • Susan J. Wiseman Birkbeck, University of London, UK: 'Elizabeth Delavel: Motives and Material Aspects of Life-Writing'
  • Sarah C. E. Ross, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand: '"Corrected by the author"? Civil War Women Poets and the Contingency of Print Publication'
  • Kate Lilley, University of Sydney, Australia: 'Philo-Philippa as Author-Reader'
  • Michelle O'Callaghan, University of Reading, UK: 'Coterie Compositions: Lucy, Countess of Bedford, and "Death be not proud"'