FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19

 

Registration (Queens University, Rogers Science Hall, Lobby)

11:45 am – 12:45 pm

Session I: Ethics and Poetics (Rogers Science Hall, Duke Energy Auditorium)

1:00 – 2:45 pm

 

Presiding: Helen Hull, Queens University

 

Melissa Rack, University of South Carolina, Salkehatchie.

“‘Thou thyself likewise art lyttle made’: Spenser, Catullus, and the Aesthetics of ‘smale poemes’”

 

Savannah Caldwell, University of Georgia.

The Faerie Queene as a Source for Much Ado About Nothing

 

Jessica Junquiera, University of South Carolina.

“Delayed, Surprised, Amazed: Milton’s Spenser in Paradise Regained

 

Andrew Shifflett, University of South Carolina.

“Equality, Violence, and Forgiveness in Paradise Lost

 

Break

2:45 – 3:00 pm

 

Session II: Fault-lines of Race and Gender

3:00 – 4:45 pm

 

Presiding: Allison Kellar, Wingate University

 

Geophrey Darrow, Wake Forest University.

“The Spirit of Sodomy: Symbolic Ruptures and Spectral Justice in The Merchant of Venice

 

Robert Kilgore, University of South Carolina Beaufort.

“‘Set Me Free’: Race, Slavery, and The Tempest

 

Rachel Roberts, North Greenville University.

“A Critique of Poor Reading: Antissia’s Madness in The Countess of Montgomery’s Urania

 

Elizabeth Rivlin, Clemson University.

“Shakespeare’s Women Readers in the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle”

 

BANQUET

7:00 pm

Queens University, Claudia Belk Dining Room, Trexler Student Center

Shuttle available to and from the banquet

 

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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20 

(all events at University of North Carolina-Charlotte Center City, Lecture Hall)

 

Continental Breakfast

8:30 – 9:00 am

 

Session III: Renaissance Materials and Networks

9:00 – 10:45 am

 

Presiding: Jennifer Munroe, University of North Carolina, Charlotte

 

Brantly Hancock Moore, University of North Carolina.

“‘Künden ist mehr dan wissen’: Kunst and the Primacy of Handwork in the Dresden Kunstkammer

 

 Deneen Senasi, Mercer University.

“‘One Little Room, An Everywhere’: Staging Silence in London’s Blackfriars and Shakespeare’s Henry VIII

 

Jonathan Shelley, Georgia Tech.

“Between the ‘triple pillar’ and ‘mutual pair’: Love, Friendship, and Travel in Antony and Cleopatra

 

Lisandra Estevez, Winston-Salem State University.

“Imagining the Other in an Andean Defense of the Eucharist

 

Break and Business Meeting

10:45 – 11:30 am

 

Session IV: Sacred and Domestic Space

11:30 am – 1:15 pm

 

Presiding: Kirk Melnikoff, University of North Carolina, Charlotte

 

Jasmin Cyril, Benedict College.

“Ambrogio Lorenzetti’s ‘Allegory of Good Government in the City, 1338-9’. Sala dei Nove, Palazzo Pubblico, Siena – Paradigm of Late Medieval Urban Cohesion”

 

Erich Freiberger, Jacksonville University.

“‘Naked’ and ‘Alone’: Hamlet, Plato’s Statesman and James VI’s Basilikon Doron

 

John Wall, North Carolina State University.

“‘What they are yet I know not’: Speech, Silence, and Meaning in King Lear

 

Robert Lanier Reid, Emory & Henry College.

“Shakespearean Epiphany”