Jenni Hyde

earlymodernballads@aol.com

Education:

• 2011-2014: PhD History, : ‘Mid-Tudor Ballads: Music, Words and Context’.  University of Manchester
Viva passed 30 Jan 2015, examined by Prof Joad Raymond and Prof Thomas Schmidt who described it as a ‘very scholarly dissertation’ investigating ‘print culture and music theory, which calls for broad expertise’.
An interdisciplinary study of sixteenth-century ballads, especially in relation to news, high politics, social comment, gendered constructions of power and the Reformation. The research highlights the musical dimension of popular song, suggesting that, on occasion, they could form a public sphere.
• 1999-2000: Postgraduate Certificate of Education (Secondary Music), Edge Hill University College.
• 1994-1997: B.A. (Hons) History (2:1), University of Manchester.

Employment:

July 2017 – Present: Visiting Fellow, University of Southampton.

Jan 2016 – Present: Associate Lecturer in History, Liverpool Hope University.

Oct 2015 – Present: Honorary Researcher in History, Lancaster University.

2014- Present: Occasional lecturer with Sovereign Education.

2000-2002: Teacher of Music, Harrop Fold School, Salford.

Publications:

Forthcoming, March 2018, Singing the News: Ballads in Mid-Tudor England (Routledge).

November 2016, ‘Verse Epitaphs and the Memorialisation of Women in Reformation England’, Literature Compass, Volume 13, Issue 11, pp. 701–710.

November 2016, ‘Teaching and Learning Guide to “Verse Epitaphs and the Memorialisation of Women in Reformation England”’, Literature Compass,Volume 13, Issue 11, pp. 744–774.

December 2015, ‘William Elderton’s Ladie Marques Identified’, Notes and Queries.

September 2015, ‘Bolton School 500/100’, The Manchester Genealogist.

2011, ‘Out and About in Bolton: Industrial Revelation’, The Historian, (109), pp. 28-31, (co-authored with David Clayton).

2009, ‘Culture Shock: The Arrival of the Conquistadores in Aztec Mexico’, The Historian, (104), pp. 6-12.

Training received:

May 2017: Making History Stick.

May 2017: Therefore, so, because and so what – strategies for mastery of historical argument and analytical thinking at A-level.

January 2017: Moodle Essentials, University of Lancaster.

January 2017: Moodle – Course Administrator Overview, University of Lancaster.

November 2016: Xerte – Creating Interactive Learning Objects, University of Lancaster.

November 2016: Online Coursework Submission, University of Lancaster.

October 2016: Blended Learning Essentials: Embedding Practice by FutureLearn/University of Leeds.

July 2016: Blended Learning Essentials: Getting Started by FutureLearn/University of Leeds.

April 2016: Dyslexia and Foreign Language Learning by FutureLearn/University of Lancaster.

September 2012: Certified as a Graduate Teaching Assistant by the University of Manchester.

Invited speaker:

12 May 2017: ‘Singing the News in Tudor England’, Historical Association National Conference.

12 January 2017: ‘Ballads, Orality and Hidden Meanings in the Pilgrimage of Grace’, Singing Across the Channel, University of Kent.

10 November 2016, ‘Text, Truth and Tonality in Mid-Tudor Ballads’, Oxford University Early Modern Britain Seminar Series.

Conference participation:

25th-26th February 2017: ‘The (im)material sixteenth-century ballad’, Embodiment and New Materialism in Premodern Literature and Culture 1350-1700, Lancaster University and The Storey.

27 January 2017: ‘Ballads of the Pilgrimage of Grace’, Early Modern Reading Group, Lancaster University.

October 2016: ‘Leige Lady and Queen’, Mary I: A Conference in her 500th Anniversary Year, University College, London.

17 July 2015: ‘‘‘Now lesten a whyle & let hus singe”: Reinterpreting English Ballads in the Sixteenth Century’, Voices and Books Conference, Newcastle University.

7 July 2015: ‘Ballads and the Public Sphere in Sixteenth-Century England’, Reading Early Modern Studies Conference.

16 June 2014: ‘Hearing the News: Music and the Dissemination of Information in the 16th Century Ballad’, Institute of Historical Research Tudor and Stuart Seminar Series.

11 April 2014: ‘Ballads and the Public Sphere in Sixteenth-Century England’, Music, Circulation and the Public Sphere, British Forum for Ethnomusicology and the Royal Musical Association, University of Manchester.

18 February 2014: ‘William Elderton and the Ghost of the Ladie Marques’, John Rylands Seminar on Print and Materiality in the Early Modern World.

27 November 2013: ‘Knowingness and the Mid-Sixteenth Century Ballad’, North West Early Modern Seminar Series, University of Lancaster.

1 November 2013: “‘Depart ye songs, lascivious”: Ballads, Psalms and Knowingness in Tudor England’, Beyond History, University of Manchester.

8 June 2013: ‘“Lend Listening Ears a While to Me”: Ballads and a Culture of Knowingness in Mid-sixteenth Century England’, Histfest, University of Lancaster.

Wider Engagement:

12 May 2017: ‘Singing the News in Tudor England’, Historical Association National Conference.

November 2016: Video Introduction to ‘Verse Epitaphs and the Memorialisation of Women in Reformation England’, YouTube.

November 2016: ‘Singing the News: Ballads in Mid-Tudor England’, Bolton Historical Association.

24 December 2015 – Historical Music Consultant to BBC2’s Great History Quiz: the Tudors.

June 2014: Video interview on my research for the University of Manchester history department YouTube channel.

June 2014: Video interview of Dr Ben Wilcock about his PhD research for the University of Manchester history department YouTube channel.

5 September 2013: Radio interview on Preston FM.

8 April 2013: “‘No Lion Wilde, A Lion Tame”: Popular Depictions of Mary I’, Bolton Historical Association.

19 January 2013: “‘No Lion Wilde, A Lion Tame”: Popular Depictions of Mary I’, Manchester Historical Association.

15 November 2012: “‘No Lion Wilde, A Lion Tame”: Popular Depictions of Mary I’, Loreto College History Society, Manchester.

March 2011: Contributor to ‘John Stapleton’s History of Greater Manchester’ (Bolton Episode), BBC Radio Manchester.

Other relevant experience:

February 2017-Present: Founding Member of the Historical Association Working Party on Higher Education.

January 2017-January 2021: Foundation Governor, Longridge Church of England Primary School.

October 2016-October 2018: Associate Vice-President of the Historical Assocation.

2014-Present: Member of the Voices and Books Research Network.

2012-Present: Trustee of the Historical Association.

2005-Present: Secretary of the Historical Association Bolton Branch.

 

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