135th Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association

January 7-10, 2021

We will be presenting "Women Wielding Needles: Embroidery as a Vehicle to Examine the Lives of Women in Tudor England" as a part of the "Bodies, Hearts, and Hands: Recovering Gender in the Lives and Labor of Early Modern Women" panel hosted by the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women and Gender at the 135th Annual meeting of the AHA.


Annual Meeting of the Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association

August 6-8, 2020

We will be presenting "Modern Convenience vs. Historically Accurate Couture: The Dilemma of Period Textiles at Heritage Sites" at the 113th Annual meeting of the PCB of the AHA, exploring their theme of The Past is Always Present in historical studies.


8th Annual Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Cancelled: June 15-17, 2020

We are disappointed to announce that we will not be able to present our paper at this conference since is has been cancelled due to health and safety. concerns.We look forward to presenting "For the Woman of the House: Thomas Trevelyon’s Manuscript and Embroidery Patterns" at next year's conference.


SCRC & The Queen Elizabeth I Society

Cancelled: March 26-28, 2020

We were honored to have been accepted to present our paper "Elizabethan Embroidery: Gloriana's Gifts and the Power of the Needle" at the 2020 South Central Renaissance Conference, on the Queen Elizabeth I Society's Panel.  Unfortunately, this conference was cancelled due to the coronavirus.  We look forward to attending the 2021 Conference in Berkeley.


Ecclesiatical History Society Winter Meeting

January, 2020

We were pleased to present "A Woman's Communion: Embroidered Devotionals in Early Modern England," at the Ecclesiastical History Society Winter Meeting in Birmingham, England on Saturday, January 18th, 2020.

More information about the conference is available here.


Slices of Everyday Life Conference at the University of Cambridge

September, 2019

We were honored to present "Presence of the Needle: Embroidery in the Everyday Life of Early Modern Women," at the Slices of Everyday Lives conference at University of Cambridge, UK, on September 19th and 20th, 2019. 

More information about the conference is available here.


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