Drs. J.J. (Jacqueline) Hylkema

  • Researcher
  • Medieval and early modern studies
  • Cultural history

Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 2692
E-Mail: j.j.hylkema@hum.leidenuniv.nl
Faculty / Department: Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen, Centre for the Arts in Society, KG Architectuurgeschiedenis
Office Address: Johan Huizingagebouw
Doelensteeg 16
2311 VL Leiden
Room number 1.27
Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 2727
E-Mail: j.j.hylkema@luc.leidenuniv.nl
Faculty / Department: Faculteit Governance and Global Affairs, Leiden University College The Hague, LUC Academic staff
Office Address: Stichthage
Koningin Julianaplein 10
2595 AA Den Haag

Fields of interest

  • Early modern rhetoric, textual as well as visual
  • Cultural and intellectual history (1600-1750), with particular reference to Britain, France and the Low Countries


The Rhetoric of Illusion: Persuasion and Response in Forgery, the Arts and Other Deceptions (1600-1750) - this interdisciplinary six-year PhD project (2009-2015) examines the role of rhetoric in deception (textual forgery in particular) and the arts and how rhetoric featured in the relationship between the two in the early modern period. The project is supervised by Prof.dr. Caroline van Eck.

Curriculum vitae

Jacqueline Hylkema graduated cum laude in Comparative Literature at Leiden University in 2004. She combines her research with a number of other activities at LUCAS, such as the organization of the first LUCAS Graduate Conference in 2011 and the Series Editorship of the new Journal of the LUCAS Graduate Conference.

Teaching activities

2013 - 2014:

  • AW Politics, Power and Early Modern Visual Arts (undergraduate course, Leiden University College semester 1)

  • AW Power, Propaganda and Protest in Early Modern Forgery (undergraduate course, Leiden University College semester 1)

  • BA2 Beeldende Kunst 1400-1800: De Betekenis van Prenten in de Franse en Engelse Maatschappij (with Drs N.L. Bartelings; undergraduate course, Leiden University – semester 2)

Last Modified: 10-12-2015