2000-2001 Events


EMC Graduate and Undergraduate Conference | The Early Modern “New” | May 5, 2001
McCune Conference Room (HSSB 6020), 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

An Undergraduate/Graduate Student Conference, featuring Professor Jean E. Howard of Columbia University, along with faculty and students from several English Department early modern courses.


10:00 | Welcome and Introduction / Richard Helgerson

10:15 | “New Worlds” (grad students from Comp Lit 265: Elizabeth Freudenthal, Geoffrey Bateman, Jeannie Provost, Gina Valentino, and Jeen Yu)

10:45 | Break

11:00 | Keynote talk: “New Geographies of the Early Modern Stage,” Jean Howard

Noon | Catered lunch

1:00 | “The Old in the New: Medieval and Renaissance Drama” (featuring undergraduate and graduate students from Michael O’Connell’s current English 197 and 230)

1:30 | “New Identities: Incorporation, Inscription, and Life Stories” (presenting the work of David Marshall and Everett Zimmerman’s English 232)

2:00 | Panel Discussion on the Early Modern “New” (Elizabeth Cook, Patricia Fumerton, Robert Erickson, Jean Howard, Mark Rose, and William Warner)

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