Semester 1, 2016-17

CMEMLL Reading Group

‘Futures of Law and Literature (i)’: Introductory Meeting

Monday 24 October, 4.00 – 5.00 pm
Erasmus Room, Queens’ College, University of Cambridge


Bernadette Meyler, ‘Law, Literature, and History: The Love Triangle.’ UC Irvine Law Review 365 (2015).

Greta Olson, ‘Futures of Law and Literature: A Preliminary Overview from a Culturalist Perspective.’ Law and Literature In-Between: Contemporary Inter- and Transdisciplinary Approaches, ed. Christian Hiebaum, Susanne Knaller, Doris Pichler (Bielefeld: transcript, 2015. 37-69).

CMEMLL Research Seminar

Jackie Watson (Birkbeck/Oxford Spires Academy)

‘[T]hough ramme stinks with cookes and ale,/
yet say thers many a Worthy lawyers chamber,/ buts vpon rame-­‐‑alley’: An Innsman goes to the Playhouse’

Tuesday 15 November, 5.45 – 7.00 pm
Gatsby Room, Chancellor’s Centre, Wolfson College, University of Cambridge

Organised jointly with the Wolfson College Humanities Society.

CMEMLL Research Seminar

Hannah Worthen (University of Leicester/National Archives)

‘For the hazards of War are equall’: The narratives of Royalist widows in print, petitions and at law during the Civil Wars’

Wednesday 30 November, 12 – 1.30 pm
Faculty of English, University of Cambridge

Organised jointly with the Early Modern Interdisciplinary Seminar.

CMEMLL Reading Group

‘Futures of Law and Literature (ii)’

Monday 12 December, 4.00 – 5.00 pm
Queens’ College, University of Cambridge


Grant Williams, ‘Law and the Production of Literature: An Introductory Perspective.’ In Donald Beecher et al, ed., Taking Exception to the Law: Materializing Injustice in Early Modern English Literature (University of Toronto Press, 2015), pp. 3–43.


Semester 2, 2016-17

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