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Sponsored Sessions: Early Modern Women's Manuscripts

MLA: Josephine A. Roberts Forum, December 2009
28 December, 3:30-4:45 p.m., Grand Ballroom Salon L, Philadelphia Marriott

Organizers: Elizabeth H. Hageman and Margaret P. Hannay
Chairs: Elizabeth H. Hageman, University of New Hampshire, and Margaret P. Hannay, Siena College

  1. Susan M. Felch, Calvin College, "'Not Secretly Done': Private Prayerbooks in the Court of Katherine Parr"
  2. Michelle DiMeo, University of Warwick, "Lady Katherine Ranelagh or Lady Margaret Orrery? Reattributing Authorship for the Boyle Family Receipt Book"
  3. Jaime Goodrich, Wayne State University, "Who Is Mrs. M. B.? Monastic Authorship and Dame Clementia Cary's Psalms"

RSA: Venice, April 2010

Chair: Margaret P. Hannay, Siena College
Respondent: Mary Ellen Lamb, Southern Illinois University

  1. Helen Vincent, National Library of Scotland, "An English Theater of Women: A Contemporary Translation of the Gyneaeceum sive Theatrum Mulierum into English Verse"
  2. Micheline White, Carleton University, "Mothers as Religious Instructors in Jacobean England"
  3. Carlyn D. Muir, University of Hong Kong, "The Woman in Black: The Patron of Antoine VĂ©rard's Edition of the Horloge de Sapience (PML 17591)"

Medieval Congress: Kalamazoo, May 2010

Chair: Margaret P. Hannay, Sienna College

  1. Johanna Harris, University of Geneva, "Lady Briliana Harley's 'Letter of Advice'"
  2. Laura Estill, Wayne State University, "'All the Adulteries of Art': The Dramatic Excerpts of Margaret Bellasys's BL Add. MS 10309"
  3. Ilona Bell, Williams College, "The Autograph Manuscript of Mary Wroth's 'Pamphilia to Amphilanthus'"


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