Program

Monday, September 26, 2016
Commons 221/222

(all sessions held in Commons 221)

9:00-10:50am PAPER SESSION
     Moderator: Eden Osucha, Associate Professor of English

  • Patricia Akhimie, “’Bruis’d with Adversity’: Reading Race in The Comedy of Errors
  • Roya Biggie, “Caring for Hybrid Life in Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus
  • David Sterling Brown, “’Is Black so Base a Hue?’: Black Life Matters in Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus
  • Madiha Hannachi, “Contemporary Arab Adaptations of Shakespeare as Cultural Reversal of the Early Modern Pattern of Representation”

10:50-11:15am BREAK

11:15am-12:15pm ROUND TABLE SESSION: RESEARCH METHODS AND DEVELOPMENT
     MODERATOR: Sanford Freedman, Associate Professor of English

12:20-1:20pm LUNCH

1:30-3:10pm PAPER SESSION
     Moderator: Sylvia Federico, Professor of English

  • Aileen Liu, “’Nor the time nor place’: Storytelling in Cymbeline
  • Kirsten Mendoza, “Dido’s Sacrifice: A Critique of Empire through the Hindu Sati and Marlowe’s Dido, Queen of Carthage
  • Jennifer Park, “Discandying Cleopatra: Preserving Cleopatra’s Infinite Variety in Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra
  • Jose Villagrana, “Sir Philip Sidney, Courtier Prophet”

3:15-3:30pm BREAK

3:30-4:30pm ROUND TABLE SESSION: PROBLEMATIZING RACE, GENDER, AND POWER IN EARLY MODERN LITERATURE
     Moderator: Lillian Nayder, Professor of English