Week 4 Events

Monday 30th October

Cabinet of Natural History 
Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Seminar Room 1, 1.00

Andrew Lacey (Columbia University):
‘Experimental reconstruction of the bronze life-cast lizard of the Renaissance’

Tuesday 31st October

Generation to Reproduction
Seminar Room 1, HPS, Free School Lane, 5.00, with tea from 4.45

Boyd Brogan (HPS, Cambridge):
‘Generation, demons and disease: rethinking gender in the Denham exorcisms, 1585–86’

Faculty of English Renaissance Graduate Seminar
GR06/7 in the Faculty of English, starting at 5.15 and concluding around 6.45

Kylie Murray (Cambridge):
‘Elizabeth Melville and the poetics of desire in early modern Britain’

Wednesday 1st November

Early Modern British and Irish History Seminar
Graham Storey Room, Trinity Hall, 5.15

Carys Brown (St John’s, Cambridge):
‘Pious friends and neighbourly enemies: the Toleration Act and sociability in England, 1689-c.1750’

Public Lecture
Little Hall, Sidgwick Site, 5.00-6.00

Eileen Reeves (Professor and Chair of Comparative Literature, Princeton University):
‘Five Shades of Gray: Galileo, Goltzius, and Astronomical Engraving’

Part of the Genius Before Romanticism: Ingenuity in Early Modern Art and Science project. For more information please contact Gaenor Moore (gm367@cam.ac.uk)
The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception in the Atrium of the Alison Richard Building.

Thursday 2nd November

Early Modern World History Seminar
Senior Parlour, Gonville and Caius College, 1.00-2.30

Wayne Te Brake (Purchase College, State University of New York):
‘Religious War and the Cultural Politics of Peace’

Trinity Hall History Society
Trinity Hall, Graham Storey Room, 6.00-7.00

Malcolm Gaskill:
‘Witchcraft and Melancholy in Early Modern England’