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Prof. Andrew Hadfield

Andrew Hadfield is Professor of English at the University of Sussex and Director of its Center for Early Modern Studies.

While being particularly well known as an expert on Edmund Spenser, he has published widely on sixteenth- and seventeenth-century literature, including Shakespeare, and topics such as travel writing, republicanism, the formation of an English national identity, and colonialism in Ireland. He is currently writing a monograph on literature and lying in early modern England.

He will be at the CAS in April and May 2013 upon invitation from Prof. Tobias Döring (CAS Senior Researcher in Residence 2012/13), and Dr. Galena Hashhozheva from the CAS Young Center. Andrew Hadfield will deliver a keynote speech on "The Fear of Movement in Early Modern England" at the symposium "Renaissance Immobility" (May 2-4) organized by Galena Hashhozheva. He will also speak on "The Political World of Fulke Greville" at another CAS conference, "The Measure of the Mind" (April 28-29), organized by Dr. Freya Sierhuis.