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7th October, 2015

Tears and Smiles: Medieval to Early Modern

Event Details

7th October, 2015
9.30 - 18.00
The Court Room, Senate House, University of London
£15 waged, £10 unwaged (including MA and PhD students)

This conference explores the significance, representation and somatic expression of tears and smiles, laughter and weeping from 1100-1800. A collaborative event hosted by the School of English and Drama, the School of History, and the Centre for the History of the Emotions at Queen Mary University of London, the conference will draw on a number of different fields, including emotions history, physiognomy, art history and theatre.

Confirmed speakers: Anthony Bale, Nadeije Laneyrie Dagen, Thomas Dixon, Stephanie Downes, Bridget Escolme, Colin Jones, Peter Jones, Kimberley Joy Knight, Quentin Skinner, Matthew Steggle, Jacob Zobkiw.

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