Bibliography Editor - Early Modern

Dr Laurence Lux-Sterritt is a lecturer of early modern British History in the Département des Études sur le Monde Anglophone at the University of Aix-Marseille, France.  She obtained her PhD in History at the University of Lancaster, UK, and published her first monograph, Redefining Female Religious Life. French Ursulines and English Ladies in Seventeenth Century Catholicism with Ashgate in 2005. She has published various articles in English and in French, exploring the Ignatian Institute founded by the Yorkshire woman Mary Ward (1585-1645), the French teaching order of the Ursulines, and recusant women in the English mission. She has co-edited with Gilles Teulié  War Sermons (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009), with Carmen Mangion Gender, Catholicism and Spirituality: Women and the Roman Catholic Church in Britain and Europe, 1200-1900 (Palgrave, 2010) and with Claire Sorin Women, Literature and Spirituality in Nineteenth and Twentieth- Century Fiction, e-Rea 8.2 (march 2011).

She is currently working on two main projects.  The first is an edited collection with Claire Sorin Spirit, Faith and Church: Women’s Experiences in the English-Speaking World, 17th-21st Century (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, forthcoming).  The second explores the spirituality of the English convents in exile and will be the second volume of a series to be published by Pickering & Chatto after the conclusion of the Who were the Nuns ? project; this will make many of the exiles convents’ spiritual manuscripts available for the first time in printed form.