Dr Laura Seymour

Neurodiversity studies, disability studies, early modern literature and cognition, early modern radical women's writing, early modern drama and theatre, radical religion, neurodiversity and pedagogy, English and Spanish comparative literature, neolatin drama.

 Laura currently teaches Shakespeare and Literature in English 1550-1660.. 

In past roles, she has taught, and supervised dissertations for, a variety of topics at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, including European Theatre and Drama, Tragedy, Medieval and Renaissance Literatures, Romance, literature of early modern London, and The Novel. Prior to working at Oxford, Laura lectured at Birkbeck, University of London, Royal Holloway, and Bath Spa University.

Laura is a Fellow of the HEA.

 Laura regularly runs and collaborates in events surrounding neurodiversity. Some recent (past) ones:

https://stories.rosaproductions.co.uk/different-perspectives/index.html

http://www.bcmh.bbk.ac.uk/2020/10/20/online-conference-neurodiversity-an...

 

Some upcoming talks:

Small Things That Cleave: Hannah Allen's Scissors and Her Religious Melancholy, 1683  - Birkbeck Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Worlds: http://www.bbk.ac.uk/events/remote_event_view?id=19430

Echolalia and Autistic Joy in William Shakespeare's King John - at Leeds University Interdisciplinary Autism Research Festival: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/interdisciplinary-autism-research-festiva...

 

Publications