MONDAY, February 28th, Colby Gordon, “Egg Theory’s Early Modern Style; Or, John Donne’s Resurgent Flesh”

Please join the Renaissance Workshop

Monday, February 28th, when

Colby Gordon

Assistant Professor of Literatures in English

Bryn Mawr College

presents the paper:

 

Egg Theory’s Early Modern Style; Or, John Donne’s Resurgent Flesh

MONDAY, February 28th

5:00-6:30pm

Rosenwald 405

*co-sponsored with and thanks to the generosity of the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality

 

The paper, to be read in advance, will be distributed to the Renaissance Workshop mailing list and is available on our website here under the password “style.” Light refreshments will be served.

If you would like to join our mailing list, please click here. We are committed to making our workshop accessible to all persons. Questions, requests, and/or concerns should be directed to Ryan Campagna (rcampagna@uchicago.edu) or Sarah-Gray Lesley (sglesley@uchicago.edu).

 

Image: Engraving from John Donne’s Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions.1634.

MONDAY, January 24th, Jeffrey Masten, Marlowe’s Queer Futures: Edward and Richard, the Second

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MONDAY, January 24th, when

Jeffrey Masten

Professor of English and Gender & Sexuality Studies

Northwestern University

presents the paper:

Marlowe’s Queer Futures: Edward and Richard, the Second

MONDAY, January 24th

5:00-6:30pm
Zoom Address: https://uchicago.zoom.us/j/95063160015?pwd=dzVQcDN4SjlINlBxZTNkSThKZklGZz09

The paper, to be read in advance, will be distributed to the Renaissance Workshop mailing list and is available on our website here under the password “marlowe.” Please note that this meeting will be held virtually.

If you would like to join our mailing list, please click here.  We are committed to making our workshop accessible to all persons. Questions, requests, and/or concerns should be directed to Ryan Campagna (rcampagna@uchicago.edu) or Sarah-Gray Lesley (sglesley@uchicago.edu).

Image: Tomb of Edward II, Gloucester Cathedral, ca. 1330s.

MONDAY: January 10th, Andres Irigoyen, “Idle Hands, Idle Hue: Manual Semiotics and Black Agency in Early Modern Drama”

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Monday, January 10th, when

Andres Irigoyen

PhD Student, English Literature
University of Chicago

presents the paper:

Idle Hands, Idle Hue: Manual Semiotics and Black Agency in Early Modern Drama
MONDAY, January 10th

5:00-6:30pm
Zoom Address: https://uchicago.zoom.us/j/99863232361?pwd=WG9aWUs4NFZPbWxnQ2hJUitTZTJPUT09

The paper, to be read in advance, will be distributed to the Renaissance Workshop mailing list and is available on our website here under the password “hands.” Please note that this meeting will be held virtually.

If you would like to join our mailing list, please click here.  We are committed to making our workshop accessible to all persons. Questions, requests, and/or concerns should be directed to Ryan Campagna (rcampagna@uchicago.edu) or Sarah-Gray Lesley (sglesley@uchicago.edu).

Image: John Bulwer. Chirologia, or The Natural Language of the Hand. (1644)

MONDAY, May 24th, Kashaf Qureshi and Andres Irigoyen Joint Session

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MONDAY, May 24th, when

Kashaf Qureshi

PhD Student

University of Chicago

presents the paper:

“Praying in Curses: The Poetics of Imprecation in Mary Sidney’s Psalms”

and

Andres Irigoyen

PhD Student

University of Chicago

presents the paper:

“Messy Agencies: Productive Idleness and New Materialism in Early Modern Academic Drama”

MONDAY, May 24th

5:00-6:30pm

*note the adjusted time for the spring quarter

 

Zoom:

https://uchicago.zoom.us/j/91586682285?pwd=RVQweTNKSm53bWh2c25LQ04vSTJBUT09

Password: 212965

The papers, to be read in advance, have been distributed to the Renaissance Workshop mailing list and are available on our website with the password “joint”.

If you would like to join our mailing list, please click here.  We are committed to making our workshop accessible to all persons. Questions, requests, and/or concerns should be directed to Ryan Campagna (rcampagna@uchicago.edu) or Sarah-Gray Lesley (sglesley@uchicago.edu).

Image: Anonymous. “Interior of a London Coffee-House,” c.1690

MONDAY, April 19th, Ryan Campagna, “‘I smell the blood of a British man’: Folklore, the Scent of Race, and the Precarious ‘Nothing’ of Whiteness in King Lear”

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MONDAY, April 19th, when

Ryan Campagna

PhD Candidate, English

University of Chicago

presents the paper

 

“‘I smell the blood of a British man’: Folklore, the Scent of Race, and the Precarious ‘Nothing’ of Whiteness in King Lear

MONDAY, April 19th

5:00-6:30pm

*note the adjusted time for Spring Quarter

Zoom Information:

https://uchicago.zoom.us/j/96451886240?pwd=aVZkVFVoSGU2eDM4T2YxVEVlaitaUT09

Meeting ID: 964 5188 6240

Passcode: 862610

This paper, to be read in advance, will be distributed to the Renaissance Workshop mailing list and is available on our website with the password “scent”.

If you would like to join our mailing list, please click here.  We are committed to making our workshop accessible to all persons. Questions, requests, and/or concerns should be directed to Ryan Campagna (rcampagna@uchicago.edu) or Sarah-Gray Lesley (sglesley@uchicago.edu).

Image: “Act Three Scene Four of King Lear,” John Yunge Bateman (from Curwen Press Edition of King Lear), 1930.