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Shakespeare Electronic Conference, Vol. 5, No. 0879.  Tuesday, 1 November 1994.
 
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Date:           Monday, 31 Oct 1994 14:52:45 +0001 (EST)
Subject:        McMaster Conference
 
                                                        November 18, 1994
 
                      EXPANDING THE CANON:
          NEW DIMENSIONS IN ENGLISH RENAISSANCE STUDIES
 
 
8:OO am             REGISTRATION -- Gilmour Hall Council Chamber
 
PLENARY SESSION 1                                 9:00-10:30
                                   Gilmour Hall Council Chamber
 
                    Expanding the Canon:  Theory and Practice
 
                    MODERATOR:  Helen Ostovich (McMaster)
                    KEYNOTE SPEAKER:  Jean E Howard (Columbia):
                         "Other Englands:  The View from the Non-
                         Shakespearean History Play"
                    RESPONDENT:  Paul Stevens (Queen's)
 
COFFEE                                            10:30-11:00
 
PLENARY SESSION 2                                 11:00-12:30
                                   Gilmour Hall Council Chamber
 
                    Reading Dialogue and Performance
 
                    MODERATOR:  Graham Roebuck (McMaster)
                    Judith Deitch (U of Toronto):  ""`Dialogue-
                         wise':  Rediscovering English Dialogues
                         1560-1603"
                    Leslie S. Katz (Amherst):  "`Sweete Sir
                         Timothie, kind sir Timothie, tough sir
                         Timothie':  Voicing Robert Armin's Quips
                         upon Questions"
                    Stephanie Wright:  "A Text without a Space:
                         Performing The Tragedy of Miriam"
 
 
LUNCH                                                  12:30-2:00
                              Commons Building, Small Dining Room
 
 
 
CONCURRENT SESSIONS 3 AND 4                            2:00-3:30
 
(3)                                Gilmour Hall Council Chamber
 
                    Show and Tell:  Spectacle as Meaning
 
                    MODERATOR:  Mary Silcox (McMaster)
                    John Astington (U of Toronto):  "The Ages of
                         Man and the Lord Mayor's Show"
                    Candy Loren (U of Toronto):  "`To enter Gods
                         house, as if it were a Play-house':  The
                         Jacobean `Man-Woman' Transgressively
                         Reinscribed in the Role of Spectator"
                    Philip Collington (U of Toronto):
                         "Middleton, Whitney and Wither:
                         Stagecraft `in the Light of the Emblem'"
 
(4)                                          University Hall 122
 
                    The Bible and Meditative Tradition
 
                    MODERATOR:  James Dale (McMaster)
                    Noam Flinker (U of Haifa):  "Biblical Poetry
                         in the Context of Mid-Sixteenth-Century
                         Political Tension:  The Case of William
                         Baldwin's The Canticles, or Balades of
                         Salomon"
                    Kel Morin (U of Ottawa):  "`Thus crave I
                         mercy':  The Preface of Anne Locke"
                    John Ottenhoff (Alma College, MI):
                         "Meditating upon Anne Locke's
                         Meditations"
 
 
COFFEE                                                 3:30-4:00
 
 
CONCURRENT SESSIONS 5 AND 6                            4:00-5:30
 
(5)                                Gilmour Hall Council Chamber
 
                    Women's Ordeals
 
                    MODERATOR:  Joan Coldwell (McMaster)
                    Stanley D. McKenzie (Rochester Institute of
                         Technology):  "`I to my selfe am
                         strange':  The Competing Voices of
                         Drayton's `Mistress Shore'"
                    Karen Bamford (Mount Allison):  "Sexual
                         Violence in the Queen of Corinth"
                    Anthony Martin (Waseda University, Tokyo):
                         "The `Voice' of an African Woman:
                         George Herbert's `Aethiopissa'"
 
(6)                                          University Hall 122
 
                    Reading and Writing Kings
 
                    MODERATOR:  Tom Cain (McMaster)
                    Joan Parks (U of Wisconsin):  "Elizabeth
                         Cary's Domestic History"
                    Louise Nichols (U du Quebec a Chicoutimi):
                         "`My name was known before I came':  The
                         Heroic Identity of the Prince in The
                         Famous Victories of Henry V"
                    Sandra Bell (Queens):  "The King Writing:
                         King James VI and Lepanto"
 
CASH BAR                                          5:30-7:00
                    Commons Building, Dining Room
DINNER                                                 7:00
 
 
REGISTRATION --  EXPANDING THE CANON
 
A conference for the rediscovery and exploration of neglected areas of English
writings, 1560-1625, such as non-Shakespearean drama, particularly lesser known
works; poets other than Shakespeare, Sidney, Spenser, Donne; letters and
diaries; travel literature; popular culture; woemn's writings; emblem books;
masques; prose fiction.
 
Keynote Speaker:  Jean Howard (Columbia University)
               "Other Englands:  The View from the Non-
               Shakespearean History Play"
 
Respondent:  Paul Stevens (Queen's University)
 
Sponsored by the McMaster University English Association
 
 
                         THE CONFERENCE
 
8:00 am        REGISTRATION  The Council Chamber, Gilmour Hall
               Coffee & tea served
9:00 am        KEYNOTE ADDRESS
               Response
10:30 am       Coffee Break
11:00 am       PANEL OF SPEAKERS
12:30 pm       LUNCHEON (included in registration fee)
2:00 pm        PANEL OF SPEAKERS
3:30 pm        Coffee Break
4:00 pm        PANEL OF SPEAKERS
5:30 pm        Cash Bar
7:00 pm        Dinner -- Buffet of 4 salads, 2 entrees (Chicken
               with wild mushrooms; Striploin of Beef au jus);
               potatoes and vegetables; choice of desserts; wine;
               tea & coffee.  OPTIONAL:  COST $28.00.  PLEASE
               RESERVE WITH REGISTRATION FORM.
 
CONFERENCE HOTEL:  Visitors Inn, 649 Main St W, Hamilton ON L8S 1A2 --
(905)529-6979.  Please contact hotel directly and request conference rate:  $63
single; $68 double (+ tax).  Early reservations advised.
 
PARKING:  Conference parking spaces available.  Sterling St. entrance to
campus.
 
The full programme with names of all speakers and titles of papers will be
available after Oct 15. More information from Mary Silcox (905) 525-9140 x27314
and Helen Ostovich x24496, or email 
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                        REGISTRATION FORM
 
NAME:____________________________________________________________
 
ADDRESS:_________________________________________________________
 
_________________________________________________________________
 
TELEPHONE:  Business___________________      Home:_______________
 
Registration fee (Canadian funds):  Regular = $20
                                    student = $10
                                    dinner  = $28
                                   ___________________
TOTAL
 
Current exchange rate of US $ is approximately $1 US: $1.40 Cdn. Please return
this form and cheque (made out to McMaster University in Canadian funds) to the
address following by FRIDAY NOVEMBER 4:
 
Mrs Clover Nixon
Department of English
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario
Canada L8S 4L9
 

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