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
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
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.
REGISTRATION: Registration is NOW OPEN for the Margaret Cavendish Society meeting
in Nicosia, Cyprus, 18 - 21 June 2015.
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NOTE: For CFP and details please see "Forthcoming Conferences"