The Early Modern Commons


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New Directions in Early Modern Irish Women’s History

25 January 2018

The Women’s History Association of Ireland will host its annual Spring Seminar at the Moore Institute, NUI Galway on Friday 16 February 2018. This one-day interdisciplinary seminar...

Plotting Emotions in Shakespeare’s Plays at the “Collections as Data” Hackathon

19 December 2017

Bronagh and I recently participated in the Moore Institute’s “Collections as Data Hackathon,” organized by David Kelly. The event brought together nineteen humanities...

The Transatlantic Reception and Circulation of Women’s Writing

24 November 2017

As you probably know, RECIRC’s scope comprises the entire English-speaking world. Most days, I am thinking about women writing or being read in early modern Britain and Ireland....

Ann Bathurst – Poet

15 November 2017

Ann Bathurst (c. 1638-1704) was a theological and mystical writer. She was connected to the seventeenth-century dissenting religious group, the London Philadelphian Society, which was...