Autumn 2021 Workshop Schedule

The workshop meets meets either bi-weekly or once monthly on Mondays from 5:00-6:30pm in Rosenwald 405. In-person meetings this Autumn are subject to change based upon university guidelines and recommendations as well as the preferences of our presenters. In the event that the meeting switches to a virtual setting, details to log into the virtual meeting will be provided in our announcements leading up to each meeting.

September 27th | Beatrice Bradley
Humanities Teaching Fellow, University of Chicago
“Cavendish, in the Flesh”
*there will be no pre-circulated paper

October 25th | John Harpham
Harper-Schmidt Fellow, University of Chicago
“‘The Causes of Complexion”
*chapter five of book MS titled The Intellectual Origins of American Slavery

November 8th | Katherine Schaap Williams
Assistant Professor, English, University of Toronto
“‘as able Actors’: Disability and the Early Modern Theater”
*presented with thanks due to the generosity of the Nicholson Center for British Studies and the Committee on TAPS

November 29th | Sam Catlin
PhD Candidate, Comparative Literature and the Divinity School, University of Chicago
“Samson in Gaza: Re-reading Milton After 9/11”