Publications background

October

Bronagh McShane,‘The Transmission and Translation of Women’s Writing among English Religious Orders in Exile’, Sixteenth Century Society and Conference, Milwaukee, USA.

 

September

Erin A. McCarthy, ‘Visualizing the Reception and Circulation of Early Modern Women's Writing’, DataAche: International Conference on Digital Research in the Humanities and Arts, Arts Institute, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK.

Bronagh McShane, ‘Digitally Mapping the Reception and Circulation of Female-Authored Texts among Catholic Religious Orders across Europe’, Monasteries in the Digital Humanities International Conference, Jasna Góra Monastery, Częstochowa, Poland.

 

August

Evan Bourke, ‘“What I know of Buttler’s Story ... is this”: Lady Ranelagh’s Transmutation History’, Tudor and Stuart Ireland Interdisciplinary Conference, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland.

Marie-Louise Coolahan, Editor, with Gillian Wright, Special Issue: ‘Katherine Philips: Form and Reception’, Women’s Writing 24 (2017).

Marie-Louise Coolahan and David Kelly, ‘Digital Representation, Intertextual Relationships, and the Impact of Early Modern Women’s Writing’, Association of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) annual conference, Montreal, Canada.

 

July

Marie-Louise Coolahan, ‘Where do Texts and Reputations go? Digital Representations of Reading and Transmission’ (keynote), Third Women’s History and the Digital World Conference, Maynooth University, Ireland.

Erin A. McCarthy, ‘Women and the Early Modern Stage: Reception, Circulation, Performance’, Digitizing the Stage, Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.

 

June

Marie-Louise Coolahan, ‘“it is with pleasure I lay hold of evry occasion of wrightin”: Female Domestic Servants, The Bordeaux-Dublin Letters, and the Epistolary Novel’, in Thomas M. Truxes (ed.), Ireland, France, and the Atlantic in a Time of War: Reflections on the Bordeaux-Dublin Letters, 1757 (New York: Routledge, 2017), pp 180-93.

Marie-Louise Coolahan, ‘Transmission, Translation, Integration and Early Modern Women Religious’, Early Modern Orders and Disorders: Religious Orders and British and Irish Catholicism, University of Notre Dame, London Gateway, London, UK.

Bronagh McShane, ‘Suppression, Migration and Exile: Towards a History of Early Modern Irish Women Religious’, History of Women Religious of Britain and Ireland Annual Conference, University College Dublin, Ireland.

Bronagh McShane, ‘Migration and Integration: Early Modern Irish Women Religious in Exile’, Early Modern Orders and Disorders: Religious Orders and British and Irish Catholicism, University of Notre Dame, London Gateway, London, UK.

 

May  

Felicity Maxwell, ‘Constructing Female Friendship in Intellectual Correspondence’, Canadian Society for Renaissance Studies/Société canadienne d’études de la Renaissance Conference, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada.

Felicity Maxwell, ‘Clerical Courtship: Covenant, “calls” and Ministerial Partnership in the Letters of John and Dorothy (Moore) Dury, 1641-45’, The Clergy in Early Modern Scotland Conference, University of Edinburgh, UK.

Bronagh McShane, ‘Negotiating Religious Change and Conflict: Female Religious Communities in Early Modern Ireland, c.1530-c.1641’, British Catholic History, 33 (2017): 357-382.

 

April

Evan Bourke, 'Female Involvement, Membership, and Centrality: A Social Network Analysis of the Hartlib Circle', Literature Compass: The Seventeenth Century, 14.4 (April 2017).

Marie-Louise Coolahan, ‘Early Modern Women and Literature in Transition’, Annual Women’s History Association of Ireland Conference, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland.

Felicity Maxwell, ‘Calling for Collaboration: Women and Public Service in Dorothy Moore’s Transnational Protestant Correspondence’, Literature Compass: The Seventeenth Century, 14.4 (April 2017).

Erin A. McCarthy, ‘Quantifying Reading in Early Modern Manuscript Miscellanies’, ‘Traces of Reading in Shakespeare’s Britain’, Shakespeare Association of America, Atlanta, USA.

Bronagh McShane, ‘From Reviled to Revered: Clergymen’s Wives and Protestant Reform in Ireland, c.1540-1640’, Department of History Postgraduate Research Seminar, Maynooth University, Ireland.

 

March

Bronagh McShane, ‘Roundtable: Reflecting on the Reformation’, discussant, History Ireland Hedge School, University of Ulster, Belfast, UK.

 

February

RECIRC Panel at the 11th Biennial Conference of the Australian & New Zealand Association for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand:

Erin A. McCarthy, ‘Methodologies, Emerging Trends and the “Big Picture”’.
Sajed Chowdhury, ‘The Reception and Circulation of Elizabeth Tudor’s Writings in Early Modern Manuscript Miscellanies’.
Marie-Louise Coolahan, ‘Orinda’s Name; Or, How long is the tail of Katherine Philips?’.

 

January

Marie-Louise Coolahan, ‘Humanities, ‘Big’ Data, and Collaborative Research Project Management’, Radboud Universiteit, Nijmegen, Netherlands.

December

Marie-Louise Coolahan and Mark Empey, ‘“There Are Numbers of Very Choice Books”: Book Ownership and the Circulation of Women’s Texts, 1680-98’, in Jennie Batchelor and Gillian Dow (eds.), Women's Writing, 1660-1830: Feminisms and Futures (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016), pp 139-57.

Marie-Louise Coolahan, ‘“I doe add this treatise, as a supplement of mine owne experience”: Historiography and the Writing of the Self in Early Modern Ireland’, Irish Historical Society, Dublin, Ireland.

 

November 

Evan Bourke, ‘The “Burden[some]” Sister: The Reception and Representation of Jean Appelius (née Dury) in the Hartlib Circle 1641-1661’, Irish Renaissance Seminar, University of Limerick, Ireland.

Sajed Chowdhury, ‘The Reception and Circulation of Early Modern Women’s Writing in Manuscript Miscellanies, 1550-1700’, Early Modern Research Centre, University of Reading, UK.

Marie-Louise Coolahan, Editor, with Gillian Wright, Special Issue: ‘Katherine Philips and Other Writers’, Women’s Writing 23 (2016).

Bronagh McShane, ‘Clerical Wives in Early Modern Ireland’, Church of Ireland Historical Society Conference, Dublin, Ireland.

Bronagh McShane, ‘Strategies for Survival: Female Religious Communities in Ireland and in Exile, c.1540-c.1640’, Cumann Seanchais Ard Mhacha Seminar, Armagh, N. Irl.

Bronagh McShane, ‘Memorialisations of Women in Early Modern Ireland’ in Salvador Ryan (ed.), Death and the Irish: A Miscellany (Wordwell), pp. 71-4.

 

October

Marie-Louise Coolahan, ‘English and Irish Elements in Spanish Martyrology, the Religious Orders, and the Circulation of Women’s Writing’, Il Congreso Internacional Irlanda y el Atlántico Ibérico: Violencia, Circulación y Cultura Material, Universidade de Pablo Olavide, Seville, Spain.

Erin A. McCarthy, ‘Collaboration and Compilation in English Catholic Family Miscellanies: Folger MS E.a.1’, Centre for Early Modern Mapping, News and Networks, Queen Mary University of London, UK.

 

September

Marie-Louise Coolahan, ‘Reception, Impact and the Canon of Early Modern Women’s Writing in Britain and Ireland’, Recovering Women’s Past: New Epistemologies, New Ventures, University of Edinburgh, UK.

 

August

Evan Bourke, ‘“The Incomparable Lady Ranelagh”’: Katherine Jones’s Reputation within Samuel Hartlib’s Correspondence Network’, Tudor and Stuart Ireland Interdisciplinary Conference, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland.

Sajed Chowdhury, ‘Hermeticism in the Poetry of Katherine Philips’, Women’s Writing (Special Issue: Katherine Philips and Other Writers), 23 (2016): 465-482.

Marie-Louise Coolahan, ‘Single-Author Manuscripts, Poems (1664), and the Editing of Katherine Philips’, in Sarah C. E. Ross and Paul Salzman (eds.), Editing Early Modern Women (Cambridge University Press), pp. 176-94.

Marie-Louise Coolahan, ‘Circles, Triangles and Networks: The Transmission and Impact of Women’s Writing, 1550-1700’, European Society for the Study of English (ESSE) Conference, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland.

Felicity Maxwell, ‘Dorothy Moore’s Irish Connections: Protestant Networking and Social Critique in the 1640s’, Tudor and Stuart Ireland Interdisciplinary Conference, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland.

Erin A. McCarthy, ‘To the _____ Reader: Defining the Reading Public for Printed Poetry’, Sixteenth Century Society Conference, Bruges, Belgium.

Erin A. McCarthy, Reception, Reputation, and Lady Bedfords “Death be no proud’, Life of the Muses’ day, their morning star!: The Cultural Influence of Lucy Harrington Russell, Countess Bedford, Oxford, UK.

 

July

Marie-Louise Coolahan, ‘Irish Women’s Letters, 1641-1653’, in James Daybell and Andrew Gordon (eds.), Women and Epistolary Agency in Early Modern Culture, 1450-1690 (Routledge), pp. 167-81.

Marie-Louise Coolahan, ‘RECIRC: The Reception and Circulation of Early Modern Women's Writing, 1550-1700’, Communities and Society in Early Modern Britain and Ireland Conference, Nottingham Trent University, UK.

Wes Hamrick, ‘The National and the Domestic in Eighteenth-Century Irish Elegy’, North American Association for the Study of Welsh Culture and History Conference, Harvard University, USA.

Felicity Maxwell, ‘Reforming the Self and Reforming the Church: Dorothy Moore and the Possibility of Protestant Women’s Vocation’, Society for Renaissance Studies Conference, University of Glasgow, UK.

Bronagh McShane, ‘A Religious Renaissance: The Revival of Female Conventual Life in Early Modern Ireland’, Society for Renaissance Studies Conference, University of Glasgow, UK.

Emilie K.M. Murphy, ‘Translation and English Catholic Nuns in Exile: Reception, Reputation and Authority’, Society for Renaissance Studies Conference, University of Glasgow, UK.

 

June

Emilie K.M. Murphy, ‘Musical Self-Fashioning and ‘The Theatre of Death’ in Late Elizabethan and Jacobean England’, Renaissance Studies, 30 (2016): 410-429.

 

May

RECIRC Panel at Communication, Correspondence and Transmission in the Early Modern World, University of Leeds, UK:

Evan Bourke, ‘“The Incomparable Lady Ranelagh”: Katherine Jones as Subject and Agent of Transnational Transmission in Samuel Hartlib’s Correspondence Network, 1641-1661’.
Wes Hamrick, ‘Print and Manuscript in Irish and Welsh: Implications for Eighteenth-Century Women’s Writing’.
Felicity Maxwell, ‘Circumscribed Circulation: Dorothy Moore’s Correspondence and Vocational Theory in Transnational Protestant Intellectual Networks’.
Emilie K.M. Murphy, ‘‘Language and Power: Communicating Disputes in an English Convent in Exile’.

 

April

Sajed Chowdhury, ‘The Metaphysics of ‘Making’ in the Verse Miscellany of Constance Aston Fowler (c.1635-1638)’, Gender, Power and Materiality in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1800, Plymouth University, UK.

Sajed Chowdhury, ‘Renaissance Hermeticism and Women’, Frances Yates: A Celebration of Her Life and Work, Kingston, UK.

Felicity Maxwell, ‘Calling for Collaboration: Women and Public Service in Dorothy Moore’s Transnational Protestant Correspondence’, Early Modern Research Seminar, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland.

Emilie K.M. Murphy, ‘Language and Power in an English Convent in Exile’, Gender, Power and Materiality in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1800, Plymouth University, UK.

 

March

RECIRC Panel at Epistolary Cultures: Letters and Letter-writing in Early Modern Europe, University of York, UK:

Evan Bourke, ‘Women and the Construction of Intellectual Reputation in Samuel Hartlib’s Correspondence Network, 1641-1661’.
Felicity Maxwell, ‘International Correspondence and Reputation: The Case of Mary, Queen of Scots’ Letter to her former servants’.
Emilie K.M. Murphy, ‘‘doe not lett her know I have writt copyes of them to you’: Circulation Practices of Catholic Correspondence Networks’.

Marie-Louise Coolahan, ‘Roundtable: Modern Information Systems and the Gendering of Early Modern Textuality’ discussant, Renaissance Society of America, Boston, USA.

Bronagh McShane, ‘Perpetuating the Tridentine Mission in Ireland: The Role of the Poor Clare Order, c.1629-c.1641’, History Graduate Research Seminar, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland.

 

February

Marie-Louise Coolahan, ‘Early Modern Book Collectors and the Circulation of Women's Texts’, Centre for Early Modern History Seminar, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.

Felicity Maxwell, ‘Early Modern English Palaeography’, Guest Teaching (2 sessions), Postgraduate Medieval Studies/History, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland.

Erin A. McCarthy, ‘Early Modern Lyric’, Guest Lecture for Dr. Kalissa Hendrickson, ‘Survey of English Literature I’, Arizona State University, USA (online).

Erin A. McCarthy, ‘Lucrece, second edition’; ‘Lucrece, fourth edition’; ‘Lucrece, fifth edition’; ‘Lucrece, sixth edition’;  ‘Shake-speares sonnets: Neuer before imprinted’, first edition; ‘Shake-speares sonnets: Neuer before imprinted, first edition (variant)’; ‘Venus and Adonis, second edition’; ‘Venus and Adonis, fourth edition’; ‘Venus and Adonis, seventh edition’; ‘Venus and Adonis, eighth edition’; ‘Venus and Adonis, ninth edition’; ‘Venus and Adonis, tenth edition’; ‘Venus and Adonis, eleventh edition’; ‘Venus and Adonis, twelfth edition’; ‘The Phoenix and the Turtle, second edition’; ‘Possible Draft for Bolton’s Hypercritica’; ‘Cambridge University Library, CUL MS Mm.3.29’; Bodleian Library, MS Rawlinson Poet 160’; ‘Folger Shakespeare Library, MS X.d.562’; ‘Folger Shakespeare Library, MS V.a.89’; ‘British Library, Royal MS 8.A.XXI’; ‘British Library, Lansdowne MS 99/31’; ‘Howes’s emendations to John Stow’s Annals’; ‘Willobie his Avisa’; ‘The Dumbe Knight’; ‘Tom Tel-Troths Message’; ‘Cynthia. With Certaine Sonnets’; ‘The Affectionate Shepheard’; ‘Englands Parnassus’; ‘Rubbe, and a great cast’; ‘The Fayre Mayde of the Exchange’; ‘Cephalus & Procris. Narcissus’; ‘Epicedium’; ‘Mirrha the Mother of Adonis: or, Lustes Prodegies’ in Heather Wolfe, ed., Shakespeare Documented, <http://www.shakespearedocumented.org> 2016.

 

December

Mark EmpeyEarly Stuart Irish Warrants, 1623-1639: The Falkland and Wentworth Administrations (Irish Manuscripts Commission, Dublin, 2015).

 

November

Evan Bourke, ‘Female Involvement, Membership, and Centrality: A Social Network Analysis of the Hartlib Circle’, Digital Scholarship Seminar, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland.

Evan Bourke, ‘Memory, Form and Trauma in the Autobiographical Writings of Margaret Cavendish’, Moments of Becoming: Transitions and Transformations in Early Modern Europe, University of Limerick, Ireland.

Mark Empey, ‘‘‘These Books are excellent in their several kinds and well-chosen”: Book Ownership and the Reception of Women's Texts, c.1680-96’, Early Modern Research Seminar, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland.

Mark Empey, ‘Becoming Irish? Sir James Ware’s Histories and the Evolution of New English Identity’, Moments of Becoming: Transitions and Transformations in Early Modern Europe, University of Limerick, Ireland.

Mark Empey, ‘Early Modern Women and their Books: Some Preliminary Results from Library Catalogues and Book Lists, c.1550-1700’, The Europe of Women, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen, Netherlands.

Bronagh McShane, ‘Representations of Martyrdom: The Case of Margaret Ball née Bermingham (fl.c.1515-84)’, Moments of Becoming: Transitions and Transformations in Early Modern Europe, University of Limerick, Ireland.

 

October

Marie-Louise Coolahan, ‘Reportage, Rhyme, and Religion: How to Drum Up a Reputation in Early Modern Ireland’, Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies, University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA.

Emilie K.M. Murphy, ‘Music and Catholic Culture in Post-Reformation Lancashire: Piety, Protest and Conversion’, British Catholic History, 32 (2015): 492-525.

 

September

Felicity Maxwell, Roundtable discussion participant, National Boundaries in Early Modern Literary Studies Symposium, Queen Mary University of London, UK.

Emilie K.M. Murphy, ‘Respondent to Cultural Relations’ Panel, National Boundaries in Early Modern Literary Studies Symposium, Queen Mary University of London, UK.

 

August

Marie-Louise Coolahan, ‘Reportage, Rhyme, and Religion: How to Drum Up a Reputation in Early Modern Ireland’ (keynote), Tudor and Stuart Ireland Interdisciplinary Conference, Maynooth University, Ireland.

Podcast

 

July

Evan Bourke, ‘Women’s Reputations and Involvement in the Hartlib Circle (c.1638-1662)’, Social Networks 1450-1850, University of Sheffield, UK.

Marie-Louise Coolahan and Mark Empey, ‘Book Ownership and the Reception of Women’s Texts in the Long Eighteenth Century’, Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing, Montréal, Canada.

Emilie K.M. Murphy, ‘The Translation and Transmission of Women’s Writing Within (and Between) Exiled English Catholic Convents in the Seventeenth Century’, Translating Christianity: Ecclesiastical History Society Summer Meeting, University of York, UK.

Emilie K.M. Murphy, ‘Transnational Catholic Networks and the Reception and Circulation of Early Modern Women’s Writing, 1550-1700’, Early Modern Catholics in the British Isles and Europe: Integration or Separation?, Durham University, UK.

 

May

Marie-Louise Coolahan, ‘The Digital Turn and Early Modern Women’s Writing’ (keynote), Digital Diversity 2015: Writing, Feminism, Culture, University of Alberta and MacEwan University, Edmonton, Canada.

Marie-Louise Coolahan, Mark Empey and Emilie Murphy, ‘The Reception and Circulation of Early Modern Women’s Writing, 1550-1700 (RECIRC): The Project and Some Early Results’, Donatus Mooney Symposium, Mícheál Ó Cléirigh Institute, University College Dublin, Ireland.

Felicity Maxwell, ‘“Adressés vous à mon ambassadeur, et déclarés luy tout”: The Circulation and Reception of Mary, Queen of Scots’ Letter to her Former Servants’, Canadian Society for Renaissance Studies/Société canadienne d’études de la Renaissance, Ottawa, Canada.

 

April

Erin A. McCarthy, ‘Women as Readers, Writers, and Compilers of Early Modern Verse Miscellanies’, Shakespeare Association of America, Vancouver, Canada.

 

March

Marie-Louise Coolahan, ‘The Reception and Circulation of Early Modern Women’s Writing, 1550-1700’, Renaissance Society of America, Berlin, Germany.

Marie-Louise Coolahan, ‘The Reception and Circulation of Early Modern Women’s Writing, 1550-1700 (RECIRC)’, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen, Netherlands.

Erin A. McCarthy, ‘Fancy, Judgment, and the Publication of Seventeenth-Century English Poetry’, Renaissance Society of America, Berlin, Germany.

Erin A. McCarthy, ‘Reading Women Reading Donne in Print and Manuscript’, Reconsidering Donne, Lincoln College, Oxford, UK.

 

February

Marie-Louise Coolahan, ‘Women’s Writing and Early Modern Ireland’, Glucksman Ireland House, NYU, New York, USA.

Marie-Louise Coolahan, The Reception and Circulation of Early Modern Irish Women’s Writing’, Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies, University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA.

Mark Empey, ‘‘English” Culture and the Irish Historical Past’, Tudor Stuart Seminar, Institute of Historical Research, London, UK.

Erin A. McCarthy, ‘Speculation and Multiple Dedications in Salve Deus Rex Judaeorum’ in Studies in English Literature 1500-1900, 55.1 (Winter 2015): 45-72.

December

Marie-Louise Coolahan, ‘The Reception and Circulation of Early Modern Women’s Writing, 1550-1700 (RECIRC)’, School of English, University College Cork, Ireland.

Marie-Louise Coolahan,  ‘“One of the Finest Poems of that Nature I ever Read”: Quantitative Methodologies and the Reception of Early Modern Women’s Writing’, in Patricia Pender and Rosalind Smith (eds.), Material Cultures of Early Modern Women’s Writing (Palgrave Macmillan), pp 174-93.

 

November

Marie-Louise Coolahan, ‘Introduction to RECIRC: The Reception and Circulation of Early Modern Women’s Writing, 1550-1700’ and ‘Women’s Writing and the Ulster Plantation’, Roscrea 55th Medieval Conference, Ireland.

Marie-Louise Coolahan, ‘RECIRC: The Reception and Circulation of Early Modern Women’s Writing, 1550-1700’, ERC Grantholders Panel, Excellent Research: Ireland and the European Research Council, Royal Irish Academy, Dublin, Ireland.

Podcast:

 

May

Marie-Louise Coolahan, ‘RECIRC: The Reception and Circulation of Early Modern Women’s Writing, 1550-1700’, Irish Renaissance Seminar, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland.

 

December

Marie-Louise Coolahan, ‘Reception, Reputation, and Early Modern Women’s Missing Texts’, Critical Quarterly, 55 (2013): 3-14.

October

Marie-Louise Coolahan, ‘Transnational Reception and Early Modern Women’s “Lost” Texts’, Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 7 (2012): 261-270.