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Drink and Conviviality in Early Modern England
Reading, July 2001


Drink and Conviviality in Early Modern England

An Interdisciplinary Conference at The University of Reading

10 and 11 July 2001


Topics for papers might include

drink and community
"elite" and "popular" constructions of drink and conviviality
drink and gender
drunkenness and sobriety
politicisations of drink and conviviality
drink, sociability, friendship, humour
drink, oaths, Royalism

Abstracts (500 words) should be sent by 1 March 2001 to

Dr Adam Smyth (a.smyth@reading.ac.uk)
Department of English, University of Reading
PO Box 218, Reading RG6 6AA, UK

For further conference information, please contact Jan Cox:
english@reading.ac.uk, +44-(0)118 9318362.