Workshop Schedule

The workshop meets on Mondays from 4:30-6:00pm unless otherwise noted. For the Autumn quarter, we’ll meet on Zoom and details to log into the virtual meeting will be provided in our announcements leading up to each meeting.


October 5th | Michal Zechariah
PhD Candidate, English, University of Chicago
“Emotional Obduracy in The Merchant of Venice
*co-sponsored with Affect and Emotions Workshop

October 19th | Megan Heffernan
Assistant Professor, English, Depaul University
“Inventories and Invention: Making Genre in Englands Helicon” 

November 16th | Joseph Gamble
Assistant Professor, English, University of Toledo
“How to Do the History of Homoeroticism”
*co-sponsored with the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality

December 7th | Brendan Small
PhD Candidate, History, University of Chicago
“Convivial Praise and Shame in the Gardens of Paolo Giovio”