Presented by The University of Melbourne (Grimwade Centre, Faculty of Arts) and co-hosted with Humanities 21, this exciting and informative program will comprise a series of lectures, performance and immersive interaction with this historically and culturally significant text.

The “Chronicles” is an important resource in Shakespearean and Elizabethan studies. The University of Melbourne’s volume has the potential to contribute to an understanding of British history, book production and woodblock illustration.

This is the first event in the series, and will comprise:

An introduction to the project, its objectives and benefits to the University of Melbourne
Ms Gwenda Thomas

Holinshed’s Chronicles & Sources: Ballads, Plays & Early Modern Printing
Dr Una McIlvenna

Viewing of Holinshed’s Chronicles.

Drinks and informal discussion with the speakers.

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TALK:
An Introduction to Holinshed’s Chronicles

WHEN: 
Wednesday 21 August, 6.00pm

WHERE: 
University of Melbourne
Grimwade Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation
806-814 Swanston Street
Carlton, VIC 3053

TICKETS: 
Free

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An Introduction to The University of Melbourne’s Holinshed’s Chronicles