Portland Oregon Early Modern Studies (P.O.E.M.S.) is a community of scholars living in the U. S. Pacific Northwest who study early modern culture. P.O.E.M.S. focuses on research in English literature, but we welcome participants who work in other languages as well as art, music, history, folklore, etc., etc., etc. And don't let the handy acronym fool you: though it may be easier to participate in face-to-face activities if you live close to Portland, feel free to join if you come from farther afield.
On this website, you'll find information on regional events, a discussion forum, a space to create and maintain working groups, and links to other resources. Please contact us with suggestions for items to add. And enjoy!