To the official International Margaret Cavendish Society website!

Launched as an international non-profit organization at the June 1997 Cavendish conference in Oxford (UK), the Margaret Cavendish Society was established to provide a means of communication between scholars worldwide and to increase awareness of Cavendish and her writings.

Members work in such disciplines as English Literature, Cultural Studies, History, Philosophy and the History of Science and reside in the UK, Canada, the US, Australia, New Zealand, France, Italy, Germany, Greece, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, India, Israel and Japan.

This site contains current and past newsletters, contacts, information on joining the Society, images, conference details and links to bibliographies, books, e-text and related sites.


We are pleased to announce our next meeting:

The International Margaret Cavendish Society
Biennial Conference: 12th to 14th July 2013

HOST: Professor Brandie Siegfried,
Brigham Young University

VENUE: Sundance Resort, Utah, USA

THEME: The Cavendish Circle and Seventeenth-Century Ideas on Art, Nature, and Science: Contemporary Developments and Later Elaborations

NOTE: For CFP and details please see "Forthcoming Conferences"