Tobacco in the Early Modern imagination

An afternoon symposium at Chetham’s Library, Manchester

15 March 2013

12.30 arrival and coffee

1.00  Opening remarks (Jerome de Groot)

1.15  Lauren Working (Durham), Unnatural Disobedience: Sedition and the Literature of Tobacco in Jacobean England

1.45  Philipp Rössner (Manchester), Tobacco and Mechanisms of British Imperial Control. The case of Scotland and the Atlantic Economy

2.15  Coffee

2.30  Bruna Gushurst-Moore (Plymouth), ‘Take of Tobacco Leaves Bruised two pound’

3.00  Lucy Munro (Keele), Keynote, 'Joking about Tobacco on the Early Jacobean Stage'

4.00  End

Dr Jerome de Groot
Head of Graduate School
Director of Research Training
School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
English and American Studies
University of Manchester
Oxford Road
Manchester M13 9PL