SRC 2019 Conference Schedule

Schedule of Sessions                           

11:00 am-12:00 pm
Welcoming Remarks and Session I

12:00 – 1:45 pm

Deneen Senasi, Mercer University.

“The Name’s Two Bodies: Sovereignty, Semiotics, and the Politics of Correspondence”

Faith Acker, Independent Scholar.

“Knowing Owen: Merry and Satirical Epitaphs on a Butler of Christ Church, Oxford”

Chiyon Yu, Florida State University.

“Pynson’s Publication of “Letter of Dydo to Eneas” and the Problem of Fame”

Delanie Harrington, Wake Forest University.

“‘Sure Some Tereus Hath Deflowered Thee’:  Blindness, Rape’s Disempowerment, and Social Disability”


1:45 – 2:00 pm


Session II

2:00-3:45 pm

Jonathan Shelley, Georgia Institute of Technology.

“Lead me about, as if you lead me about, as if you lead me a Corant”: Dance and Dance Instruction in William Wycherley’s The Gentleman Dancing-Master

Lisandra Estevez, Winston-Salem State University.

“Reconsidering Chiaroscurism in Vice-regal Mexican Painting”

Ward Risvold, University of California, San Diego

“Staging Deflection in Thomas Middleton’s The Second Maiden’s Tragedy

Sarah Hogan, Wake Forest University.

“Worlds Un-Encompassed: Margaret Cavendish on Circumnavigation, Cartography, and the Compass”

Tour of the Gregg Museum of Art and Design

4:15 pm, across the street from the conference site;

Reception and Banquet

6:00 pm, David’s Dumplings and Noodles

Coffee, tea
8:00-8:30 am
Session III

8:30-10:15 am

William Coulter, Randolph College.

“A House of Spiderwebs: George Herbert and the Estate Poem”

Kristen Nicole Gragg, University of Georgia.

“To kill a wife with kindness”: Contextualizing Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew”

Kara McCabe, Tufts University.

“’Of that wide gap’:  Liminality and the Gap of Time inThe Winter’s Tale

Mark Alosio, University of Malta.

“Royal Hunts in Fifteenth Century Naples”

10:15-10:30 am
Session IV

10:30-12:15 am

Robert L. Reid, Emory & Henry College.

“The harvest of mysticism in English Renaissance literature: ascesis in Spenser and Shakespeare: ‘silencing the tumult of the flesh’”

Evan Moore, North Carolina State University.

“Eden Welcomes All: Hospitality in Paradise Lost

Christopher Hodgkins, University of North Carolina-Greensboro.

“Donne’s ‘Comedy of Eros’ and Herbert’s ‘World of Mirth'”

Rachel M. Roberts, North Greenville University.

“The Judith Narrative in Margaret Tyler’s Mirror of Princely Deeds

Coffee Break 
12:15-12:30 pm
Business Meeting

12:30 – 1:15 pm