Singing Across The Channel: Ballads of Politics and Protest in Britain and France
A one-day workshop exploring the musical side of political protest with live performances with an accompanying exhibition in the Templeman Special Collections
Thursday 12 January, Templeman Library Lecture Theatre. Come and sing along!
Eva Guillorel (Université de Caen) L’injure en chantant: defamatory songs in French judicial archives
Una McIlvenna (University of Kent) Mazarinades: songs about the Fronde
Angela McShane (Victoria & Albert Museum, University of Sheffield) Depictions of the French in English ballads
Oskar Cox Jensen (Kings College London) Bow Wow Wow! Early modern intrusions in nineteenth-century politics
Jenni Hyde (University of Lancaster) – Melody, orality and hidden meanings in sixteenth-century ballads
Jennifer Reid (Broadside Balladress) Singing the news in nineteenth-century industrial radical Manchester
Conference attendance is free, but please register by emailing: email@example.com with ‘Ballad Conference’ in the subject heading. Lunch and a wine reception will be provided.