Tag Archives: Social History

Research Seminar: Talking with Ghosts: Research Seminar: Talking with Ghosts: Rancière, Derrida and the Archive

Research Seminar: Talking with Ghosts: Research Seminar: Talking with Ghosts: Rancière, Derrida and the Archive

25th March 4.15pm: John Arnold (Birkbeck). Chair: Martial Staub

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Cancelled – Research Seminar: ‘Several Lives in One’: The Problem of Writing the Biography of Frederick Douglass

Apologies this event has been cancelled. It has been rearranged for the 13th of May. 

‘Several Lives in One’: The Problem of Writing the Biography of Frederick Douglass. 11th February 4.15pm: David Blight (Yale). Chair: Andrew Heath

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SCEMS: Early Modern Vernacularization: A Multi-Disciplinary Discussion

An exciting workshop brought to you by the Sheffield Centre for Early Modern Studies:

Early Modern Vernacularization:
A Multi-Disciplinary Discussion

The basic questions behind this workshop are what do different disciplines take ‘the vernacular’ and ‘vernacularization’ to mean and why or how do these concepts have particular purchase for the period 1500 – 1800?

Speakers:

Susan Fitzmaurice (Historical Pragmatics, Sheffield)

Adrian Greene (Architectural History, Durham)
VERNACULAR ARCHITECTURE – A USEFUL CONCEPT?

Matthew Johnson (Archaeology, Northwestern)
AN ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE VERNACULAR

Anthony Milton (Political History, Sheffield)

Cathy Shrank (Literature, Sheffield)
RENAISSANCE REWRITINGS

Phil Withington (Social History, Sheffield)
VERNACULARIZATION AND THE SOCIAL HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH RENAISSANCE

Please email g.schwartzleeper@sheffield.ac.uk if you would like to attend.