2016-2017 Events



Friday and Saturday, February 17-18, 2017 | Annual Meeting of the Western Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (WSECS): “Eighteenth-Century Science(s).”
Keynote SpeakerJonathan Kramnick, Maynard Mack Professor of English, Yale University

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Friday and Saturday, April 21-22, 2017 | Annual EMC Conference: Transience, Garbage, Excess, Loss: The Epheremal, 1500-1800
Keynote SpeakersElizabeth Heckendorn Cook (UC, Santa Barbara) and Jonathan Goldberg (Emory)
Location: Loma Pelona, University of California, Santa Barbara Main Campus

Conference Details

The Ephemeral, 1500-1800 CFP | “The Ephemeral, 1500-1800” Website



October 13, 2016 | TALK: Tom Pettitt
“The Ballad, The Broadside, and the Broadside Ballad: A Biography of ‘The Berkshire Tragedy’”
Tom Pettitt (University of Southern Denmark)
South Hall 2635, 3:00 PM

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October 21, 2016 | TALK: Gina Bloom

“An Apology for Declamatory Acting: Reclaiming a History of Amateur Theater through the Digital Shakespeare Game Play the Knave ”
Gina Bloom (UC, Davis)
Student Resource Building, MultiPurpose Room, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

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November 10, 2016 | TALK: Sophie Gee
“Communion, Communication, Sacrifice in the Eighteenth-Century Novel”
Sophie Gee (Princeton)
Mosher Alumni Hall, 3:00 PM

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December 1, 2016 | TALK: Sally Jane Norman
“Tunings over Space and Time: Live Performance and its Ghosts”
Sally-Jane Norman (University of Sussex)
Mosher Alumni Hall, 4:00 PM

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January 11, 2017 | TALK: Maureen Quilligan
“Solid Gold Ephemera”
Maureen Quilligan (Duke)
South Hall 2635, 1:30 PM

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February 17-18, 2017 | Annual Meeting of the Western Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (WSECS): “Eighteenth-Century Science(s).”

May 18, 2017 | TALK: Anselm Haverkamp
“Chaos, Order and Opacity: Legal Emblems and Shakespeare’s Stage”
Anselm Haverkamp (New York University/ LMU Munich)
HSSB 6020 (McCune Conference Room), 4:00 PM

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 May 24, 2017 | TALK: Alice Dailey
“How to Do Things with Dead People: Photography, Temporality, and the Shakespearean History Play”
Alice Dailey (Villanova)
South Hall 2623, 3:00 PM

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June 12, 2017 | TALK: Pavneet Aulakh
“‘The truer, so as to be false’: ‘alternative facts’ in Shakespeare’s Cymbeline‘”
Pavneet Aulakh (Vanderbilt)
South Hall 2623, 3:00 PM

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