[csaa-forum] Seminar at UNSW: 'The Arrival, Form and Meaning of the Early Modern Grotesque in England', Liam Semler

Collin Chua c.chua at unsw.edu.au
Mon May 16 09:03:04 ACST 2016

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The Arrival, Form and Meaning of the Early Modern Grotesque in England

When Tuesday 24 May, 5 - 6.30pm
Where Cinema 327, Robert Webster Building, UNSW Kensington

This seminar is based on Professor Semler's introduction to his book manuscript, 'The Early Modern Grotesque: English Sources and Documents, 1500-1700'-a collection of 287 sources and documents from English Renaissance texts that discuss or refer to the grotesque.

An aim of the collection is to help widen the scholarly discussion of the early modern English grotesque beyond the usual parameters which tend to prioritise the theories of Wolfgang Kayser and Mikhail Bakhtin. It is hoped that a richer sense of the specifically English grotesque from 1500-1700 will emerge from this analysis of the textual archive.

Liam Semler is Professor of Early Modern Literature at the University of Sydney. His main research interests are: Shakespeare, literary studies and modern pedagogical systems; early modern literature and the visual arts; the classical inheritance in the Renaissance; and women's writing from 1500-1700.

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Bookings not required.

Finding us
Robert Webster Building is located mid-way off the UNSW main walkway. Map Reference G14. Cinema 327 is located on the third floor. More information on getting to UNSW.<http://www.facilities.unsw.edu.au/getting-uni>

There is limited parking on the campus but free parking is available from 6:30pm in the car park next to NIDA accessed via Day Ave.





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