The Early Modern Quarantine Conference

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A Twitter conference on the theme “The Historian, like the Iconoclast” organized by EMQuon.

Panel 5: ‘Stories of the past are what propel us on’: Contemporary Theatrical Responses to Pandemic, Quarantine, and Fears of Contagion

Rebecca Steinberger –  ‘Let us be better than these maddening times’: Reading Matt Hartley’s Eyam in Quarantine

Kendra Preston Leonard – Ten Plagues and Pandemic

Ruth Benander – Teaching Eyam and Ten Plagues online during a time of quarantine

Colleen Kennedy – Shakespeare, the plague, and the contemporary theatrical response

Panel 6: Female Experiences of Plague in Early Modern England

Rachel Clamp – Plague nurses, cleansers and searchers: the female key workers of seventeenth-century Newcastle

Claire Turner – Sensing the Suffering of Women in London’s Plague Outbreaks

Friday 26 June 2020, 11:00-19:00 BST


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