London Renaissance Seminar: Renaissance Loves II

22 November, 1.30pm-5.00pm, room tbc, Birkbeck College, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1

1.30pm COFFEE

2.00pm Dr Sarah Carter (Nottingham Trent University), ‘ “With kissing him I should have killed him first”: Death in Ovid and Shakespeare’s Venus and Adonis’

Dr Eric Langley (UCL), ‘Try a little extendedness: paying attention to Renaissance tenderness’


4.00pm Ms Catrin Griffiths (Birkbeck), ‘Brotherly loves: Robert and Roger Boyle and the sanctified romance body’


The organisers for this event are Linda Grant (RHUL), Judith Hudson (Birkbeck), Sue Wiseman (Birkbeck)

It is funded by Royal Holloway & Birkbeck.


The London Renaissance Seminar meets at Birkbeck College, University of London to discuss topics in the culture of the Renaissance. Anyone with an interest in the Renaissance is welcome to attend. Seminars are usually held in the School of Arts, 43 Gordon Square.

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