Monday, March 30, 2015

The English Legal Imaginery, 1500-1700

A two-part conference of papers slated for the forthcoming Oxford Handbook of English Law and Literature, 1500-1700, will take place this spring at Princeton University and the University of St. Andrews.  The website of the Centre for Mediaeval and Early Modern Law and Literature at St. Andrews explains that papers for the conference, entitled "The Legal Imaginery, 1500-1700" will include Roman law and common law, law and drama; law and education; equity, legal reform and literary censorship.

Part I is to take place at Princeton,  Friday, April 17 - 8: 00 AM to Saturday, April 18 - 6: 00 PM.  Speakers include Alastair Bellany, Bradin Cormack, Kathy Eden, Peter Goodrich, Paul Halliday, Daniel Hulsebosch, Lorna Hutson, Sandra Macpherson, Margaret McGlynn, Bernadette Meyler, Mary Nyquist, Joshua Phillips, Jason Rosenblatt, Ethan Shagan, Barbara Shapiro, Nigel Smith, Tim Stretton, Henry Turner, Chris Warren, Luke Wilson.  Part II will take place at the University of St Andrews, May 1-2, 2015.  Speakers will include Martin Butler, Bradin Cormack, Alan Cromartie, Steve Hindle; Rab Houston, Lorna Hutson, David Ibbetson, James McBain, Subha Mukherji, Joad Raymond, Carolyn Sale, James Sharpe, Erica Sheen, Quentin Skinner, Virginia Lee Strain, Elliott Visconsi, Ian Williams, Jessica Winston, and Andrew Zurcher.

Hat tip: Simon Stern