Mon, 11/04/2019 - 3:15pm
Please join us for a lecture by Dr. Anna Brickhouse, Professor of English at the University of Virginia and award-winning author of The Unsettlement of America (Oxford, 2014) and Transamerican Literary Relations and the Nineteenth-Century Public Sphere (Cambridge, 2005). Professor Brickhouse’s talk, “An Earthquake History of the Americas” is based on her current research, for which she was awarded a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship. This talk…
Thu, 01/10/2019 - 11:52am
Dr. McGinn's project uses network analysis to expand the modernist literary canon beyond an Anglo-centric perspective. It graphs the data extracted from Sturgis E Leavitt's 1960 index Revistas Hispanoamericanas: Indice Bibliografico 1843-1935 alongside the data from the Modernist Journals Project to examine the routes of intellectual exchange. The relations among hundreds of contributors to these periodicals trace a plurality of simultaneous…
Fri, 10/19/2018 - 10:04am
Join us for a roundtable discussion of Gloria Naylor’s Mama Day and the history of the Sapelo Islands in Georgia. Members of the roundtable are Dr. Ruth Morse, professeur des universités at Paris-Sorbonne-Cité (Diderot) and Dr. Melissa Cooper, an assistant professor history at Rutgers University – Newark and author of the new book Making Gullah: A History of Sapelo Islanders, Race, and the American Imagination, and UGA Ph.D. candidate in…
Fri, 10/19/2018 - 9:57am
Jean-Christophe Mayer is a Research Professor employed by the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS). He is also a member of the Institute for Research on the Renaissance, the Neo-classical Age and the Enlightenment (IRCL) at Université Paul Valéry, Montpellier. His latest monograph is entitled Shakespeare’s Early Readers: A Cultural History from 1590 to 1800 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018). Since 2017, he is an…
Fri, 10/19/2018 - 9:34am
Sarah Hatchuel is Professor of Film and Media Studies at the University Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3 (France) and President of the Société Française Shakespeare. She has written extensively on adaptations of Shakespeare's plays and on tv series; she is general co-editor of Shakespeare on Screen (Cambridge University Press) and of the online journal TV/Series.  This talk will explore scenes from films and television series in which Shakespeare's…
Fri, 10/19/2018 - 9:31am
The papers on this panel will examine how speech can be translated to silence, and how silence functions within selected plays by Shakespeare. This panel is part of the Scenes in the Other’s Language, hosted by the University of Georgia Department of English. Sponsored by Georgia Humanities, the FACE Foundation, University of Georgia, CNRS, IRCL, Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3, and the Willson Center for Humanities & Arts. All events…
Fri, 10/19/2018 - 9:28am
The papers on this panel will focus on the use of romance languages in Shakespeare’s plays, both generally and in Love’s Labour’s Lost. This panel is part of the Scenes in the Other’s Language, hosted by the University of Georgia Department of English. Sponsored by Georgia Humanities, the FACE Foundation, University of Georgia, CNRS, IRCL, Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3, and the Willson Center for Humanities & Arts. All events are free…
Fri, 10/19/2018 - 9:26am
The papers on this panel will discuss the use of Latin as common language in Early Modern drama. This panel is part of the Scenes in the Other’s Language, hosted by the University of Georgia Department of English. Sponsored by Georgia Humanities, the FACE Foundation, University of Georgia, CNRS, IRCL, Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3, and the Willson Center for Humanities & Arts. All events are free and open to the public.
Fri, 10/19/2018 - 9:09am
Students from Savannah State University will discuss their experiences studying Shakespeare at Savannah State, the oldest public historically black college or university in the state of Georgia. These students will discuss their experiences with Shakespeare at SSU in conversation with Dr. Jessica Walker of the University of North Georgia. This event is part of the Scenes in the Other’s Language conference and is sponsored by Georgia Humanities,…
Mon, 04/23/2018 - 2:56pm
Please join us for the final Symposium on the Book, which this year is addressing Diversity in the Archives. Professor Susan Phillips (Northwestern University) will be our featured plenary speaker, and will give a talk in the second-floor auditorium at 4pm titled "Traveling Salesmen: Trafficking Stereotypes in the Premodern (Print) Marketplace." In her scholarship as well as her teaching, Susie Phillips is interested in the materiality of the…