October 1, 2019

I have long considered the relevance of my research to a present-day audience, given that the construction of disease and its treatment in the early modern period can seem remarkably distant from current innovations in medicine and the treatment of illness. In Septembe...

September 19, 2019

During my recent participation in the Folger Institute's Teaching Paleography course at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., I found my understanding of Dr. Burges' Plague Water expanding through access to sources discovered in the Library's holdings. On...

September 5, 2019

To round out my study of English paleography, I attended the Teaching Paleography course held at the Folger Shakespeare Library by the Folger Institute. While this was likely the last formal course I will attend in this area as part of my Postdoctoral Fellowship, my ow...

February 7, 2019

With the end of 2018 quickly approaching, I found myself again at the Folger Shakespeare Library, as an attendee of their Introduction to English Paleography course, organized by the Folger Institute. The course focused on secretary hand. Since participating in my firs...

December 13, 2018

While researching my first monograph, my primary sources were frequently published in print. Where I worked from manuscript, strong scholarly published transcriptions of the material were easily accessible. For the purposes of researching my new project on women's plag...

August 3, 2018

In May, I was delighted to be included in the London Bills of Mortality Symposium convened by the Folger Shakespeare Library and organized by Vanessa Harding and Kristen Heitman.  The event brought together eminent plague scholars, including Paul Slack, Vanessa Harding...

June 6, 2018

     This edited volume interrogates the intersection of medicine and religion in a trans-Atlantic context in the early modern period, from 15

50 to 1800. Kathleen Miller, a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Toronto/Queen’s University...

May 2, 2018

In April, I attended and spoke at New York University's The Worlds That Plague Made Conference, the annual conference for the University's Medieval and Renaissance Center. The interdisciplinary event brought together literature scholars, historians, art historians and...

March 6, 2018

Early Modern Women’s Plague Writing is a three-year Marie Skłodowska-Curie postdoctoral global fellowship (University of Toronto/Queen’s University Belfast) that will examine women’s plague writing and the gendering of pestilence in literature from 1550 to 1700.  This...

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