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 ELEVENTH INTERNATIONAL MARGARET CAVENDISH SOCIETY CONFERENCE
DATES: 18 TO 21 JUNE, 2015
THEME: Mediterranean and cross-cultural influences upon Cavendish's writings
The theme may include topics such as:
- Cross-cultural influences in relation to trade, art, literature, piracy and captivity
- Classical (Greco-Roman) identities, philosophy, literature, art and culture
- International conversations in science and philosophy including botany, animal husbandry, general agriculture, mathematics, etc.
[NEW!] DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: 31 March 2015
The Program Committee has voted to extend the deadline for abstracts for Cavendish in Cyprus to 31 March 2015.
More details on our Facebook page here and you may also follow us on Twitter here.
See below for more conference details.
DETAILS AND REGISTRATION: WEBSITE
HOST: Centre for Visual Arts and Research (CVAR) with the support of the Cornaro Institute,
Cyprus College of Art
VENUE: Nicosia Museum
(Centre for Visual Arts and Research), Cyprus
Lisa Walters: Elizabeth.firstname.lastname@example.org
Sara Mendelson: Mendelso@univmail.cis.mcmaster.ca
Brandie Siegfried: Brandie_Siegfried@byu.edu
Jim Fitzmaurice: email@example.com
Alexandra G. Bennett: firstname.lastname@example.org
The committee, which is as listed, will read abstracts as they
appear. We have been able to make decisions reasonably quickly so far.
NOTE: For CFP and details please see "Forthcoming Conferences"