EIHS Lecture: Evil May Day, 1517: Xenophobia, Labour, and Politics in Early Tudor London
Shannon McSheffrey is professor of history at Concordia University. Professor McSheffrey's research interests centre around law, mitigation, gender roles, civic culture, marriage, literacy, heresy, and popular religion in late medieval and early Tudor England. She has published five books exploring these issues, including Gender and Heresy: Women and Men in Lollard Communities, 1420-1530 (University of Pennsylvania Press, 1995); Marriage, Sex, and Civic Culture in Late Medieval London (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006); and Seeking Sanctuary: Law, Mitigation, and Politics in English Courts, 1400-1550 (Oxford University Press, 2017). She is currently writing a book about the Evil May Day riot in London in 1517.
This event is free and open to the public.
This event is part of the Thursday Series of the Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies. It is made possible by a generous contribution from Kenneth and Frances Aftel Eisenberg.
|Building:||Off Campus Location|
|Event Type:||Lecture / Discussion|
|Tags:||European, History, Women's Studies|
|Source:||Happening @ Michigan from Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies, Medieval and Early Modern Studies (MEMS), Department of History|
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