With many apologies for the recent neglect of this blog, please find below the ‘Things’ schedule for Lent term this year. Please note that the podcasts for the first two sessions of the term are already available online – just go to the individual session pages here http://www.crassh.cam.ac.uk/programmes/things

Also, please note that we are having an extra session this term which was confirmed after the posters were printed – ‘Reading Things’ on the 12th of March, which will deal with aspects of 19th century book production and reading.

“Things” Comparing Material Cultures 1500-1900

Sessions held at CRASSH, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT , Room SG2 (Ground Floor), Wednesdays, 12:00 to 14:00. Sandwich lunch served in foyer from 12-12.15, with seminars beginning at 12.15pm.

15th of  January: Inventories of Things Dr Jason Scott-Warren, Faculty of English, Cambridge and Dr Nancy Cox, University of Wolverhampton

29th of January: Polite Things (to Talk About): Conversation Pieces Dr Lawrence Klein, Faculty of History, Cambridge and Dr Kate Retford, History of Art, Birkbeck

12th of February: Romantic Things  Sarah Ann Robin, Faculty of History, Lancaster University and Dr Sally Holloway, Department of History, Royal Holloway, University of London.

26th of February: Domestic Things Dr Tara Hamling, Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham and Dr Catherine Richardson, Department of English, University of Kent

12th of March: Reading Things Professor Jim Secord, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Cambridge, and Dr Kristina Lundblad, Division of Book History, University of Lund.