Beyond the Coffee House: Masculinities and Social Spaces in the Long Eighteenth- Century
Friday 5th June 2015
Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, E1 4NS
Francis Bancroft Building, Room 1.02.6

9:30am – 10am: Registration and welcome
10am – 11:30am: Work & Professional Identity
Tom Rusbridge (University of Sheffield) Making Masculinity; Leathercraft and exploded sociability
Serena Dyer (University of Warwick) Mr Calico and Mr Fribble: Man-Milliners and Gendered Retail Work in England, 1770-1830
Alice Marples (King’s College London) ‘Polite’ or Profitable? Scientific Identity and Interaction in the Early Eighteenth Century
11:30am – 12pm: Coffee and tea break
12pm- 1:30pm: Urban Space
Dr. Tawny Paul (Northumbria University) Lower-middling masculinity and understandings of ‘public’ in eighteenth-century Edinburgh
Dr. George Boudreau (La Salle University, Philadelphia) A ‘Water-American’ amongst the Guzzling Workmen: Young Benjamin Franklin and the Culture of Work and Sociability in 1720s London
Owen Brittan (University of Cambridge) Negotiating Models of Military Sociability: Masculine Norms and Experience, 1688-1714
1:30pm– 2:30pm: Lunch, tea and coffee
2:30pm – 4pm: Sociability
Tim Wales, Dr. James Brown, and Dr. Iona Hine (University of Sheffield) Intoxicants, Masculinity, and Clerical Sociability in England, 1680-1740
Dr. Tim Reinke- Williams (University of Northampton) Polite men or libertines? Men’s alehouse sociability in London, 1660-1750
Valérie Capdeville (Université Paris 13) The Self and Social Construction of the London Clubman, or the Challenge of Masculine Sociability
4pm – 4:45pm: Karen Harvey (University of Sheffield) Mapping Masculinity: Men, Spaces and History.
4:45pm – 6pm: Wine Reception