Category Medieval and Early Modern Studies


The Women Behind the Financial Revolution

Medieval and Early Modern Studies and UMBC50 Lecture
Amy Froide, UMBC associate professor and acting chair of history
Saturday, September 17, 3-4 p.m.
Room 132, Performing Arts and Humanities Building

Dr. Amy Froide will offer a sneak peek of her new book on women investors in the world’s first stock market, Silent Partners: Women as Public Investors during Britain’s Financial Revolution, 1690-1750 (Oxford University Press, 2016). (Click heading for full description.)


The Islamicate Geographies of “The Female Wits” on the Early Modern English Stage

Medieval and Early Modern Studies and English Department Lecture
Bernadette Andrea, Celia Jacobs Endowed Professor of British Literature at University of Texas, San Antonio
Tuesday, September 27, 4-5:30 p.m.
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

As part of the Medieval and Early Modern Studies Program’s year-long focus on Islam, the program welcomes Dr. Bernadette Andrea for a talk on her book “English Women Staging Islam.” (Click heading for full description.)


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