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SHAKSPER Book Review Panel Members
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 19.0119  Sunday, 24 February 2008

From: 		Hardy M. Cook <
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Date: 		Sunday, February 24, 2008
Subject: 	SHAKSPER Book Review Panel Members

Dear SHAKSPEReans,

I am delighted to announce the members of the SHAKSPER Book Review 
Panel: Mark Aune, Jeremy Fiebig, Arthur Lindley, Martin Mueller, Peter 
Paolucci, and Murray Schwartz.

These six represent an interesting cross-section of SHAKSPER's 
membership as their biographies below reveal.

Jeremy Fiebig:
Jeremy is Assistant Professor of Theatre at Waldorf College in Forest 
City, Iowa and a graduate of the Mary Baldwin College/American 
Shakespeare Center program in Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature in 
Performance. He served as Assistant Director and Stage Manager for the 
American Shakespeare Center's 2006 Resident Troupe season including 
productions of  As You Like It, Macbeth, The Tempest with director Giles 
Block, and Othello. He has directed Measure for Measure, The Two Noble 
Kinsmen, The Winter's Tale, Macbeth, Yasmina Reza's Art, The Tempest 
(ASC's Young Company), and Twelfth Night. Jeremy has performed in nearly 
40 productions in the past decade. Highlights include Claudius in 
Hamlet, the title role in King John, Don Armado in Love's Labour's Lost 
, Malcolm and Duncan in Macbeth, Antony in Sweeney Todd, and many 
others. Jeremy is a four-time Kennedy Center/American College Theatre 
Festival Irene Ryan nominee and an Equity Member Candidate.

Jeremy has presented research including Lear Unwritten: Examing New and 
Renewed Aesthetics for the College English Association, "Ourself shall 
mingle with society": Commendatory Plays and Original Staging as an 
M.Litt thesis presented for the Third Blackfriars Conference, Malvolio 
in Purgatory: Tragedy and the Deuteronomic Cycle in Twelfth Night for 
the West Virginia Shakespeare Conference, and The Practice of Original 
Practices: The Next Stage of the Original Practice Movement at Maryland 
Shakespeare Festival's "Making Shakespeare Matter" conference. Jeremy is 
a member of the United States Institute of Theatre Technology (USITT), 
the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE), and the 
Shakespeare Association of America (SAA).

Fiebig is a respondent for the Kennedy Center American College Theatre 
Festival Region V and a visiting artist at Pigeon Creek Shakespeare in 
Grand Haven, Michigan. He also coordinates the Waldorf College minor in 
Shakespeare in cooperation with other Theatre, English, and History faculty.

Arthur Lindley:
Arthur Lindley is currently an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of 
Advanced Research at the University of Birmingham (UK), having 
previously taught for many years at the National University of 
Singapore. He is the author of *Hyperion and the Hobbyhorse *(Delaware, 
1996), a study of carnival and privative evil in early modern English 
literature, including *Hamlet* and *Antony and Cleopatra. *His work has 
appeared in numerous scholarly journals, including *ELH, PMLA, JEGP, 
Exemplaria *and *MLR*. He is currently writing a book on religious 
doctrine and the grotesque in Jacobean drama. An offshoot of that 
project is a forthcoming study of the role of intimacy in Elizabethan 
and Stuart revenge drama. His other research areas are late medieval 
Enlgish literature and film studies.

Murray Schwartz:
Murray M. Schwartz received his Ph.D. from the University of California 
at Berkeley in 1964 and has since then been a faculty member at 
SUNY/Buffalo, UMass/Amherst, Claremont Graduate University and, 
currently, Emerson College in Boston. He has held appointments in 
English, Comparative Literature, Psychology and Psychiatry Departments. 
He was also a Dean, Provost or Academic Vice President at these 
institutions for twenty-five years. He has conducted NEH summer 
seminars, in Shakespeare and in Psychoanalysis and Contemporary 
Criticism. His interdisciplinary interests have included Shakespeare, 
Psychoanalysis, the Holocaust and literary theory. He has co-edited two 
anthologies, Representing Shakespeare: New Psychoanalytic Essays, with 
Coppelia Kahn (Johns Hopkins, 1980) and Memory and Desire: Aging, 
Literature, Psychoanalysis, with Kathleen Woodward (Indiana, 1983). He 
has written many essays, on Shakespeare's Romances, King Richard II, 
Shakespeare and Psychoanalysis, D. H. Lawrence, Sylvia Plath, Trauma 
Theory and other subjects. With Norman N. Holland, he has recently 
published Know Thyself: Delphi Seminars (online at lulu.com). He 
co-edits the online journal PsyArt and is President of The PsyArt 
Foundation (psyart.org). He was a research scholar at Harvard University 
from 2005-2007. He is a member of the Psychoanalytic Historiography 
Group sponsored by the Freud Archives in New York. He is a scholar 
member of the Boston Psychoanalytic Institute and teaches Shakespeare, 
Holocaust Literature and Literature of Extreme Situations at Emerson 
College. He is currently completing a book on the African-American 
dancer and anthropologist Pearl Primus with his wife, Peggy Schwartz, 
and co-editing a collection of papers from the Twenty-Fourth 
International Conference on Literature and Psychology in Belgrade, 2007.

Peter Paolucci:
Peter Paolucci has literary specializations in the fields of the 
Renaissance, horror literature, and stylistics. He is currently the 
Coordinator for the Professional Writing Program. Dr. Paolucci has also 
taught theory and practice of interface design to senior undergraduate 
Computer Science students. He also teaches XHTML, XML, JavaScript, Unix, 
and other web-based languages for Seneca College. Currently, he is a 
special videoconferencing advisor to The Schulich School of Medicine and 
Dentistry at the University of Western Ontario, and the co-recipient of 
grant money from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada 
to research ways of improving the delivery of medical and dental 
instruction through videoconferencing. For the past fifteen years, he 
has been a faculty development advisor in technology and pedagogy for 
the universities of Ottawa, Guelph, Carleton, Trent, and York, and for 
the community colleges in south-western Ontario.

In 2000 Dr. Paolucci formed Learn Canada (http://www.learncanada.org/). 
As part of a consortium of Internet-based training and educational 
companies, Learn Canada is dedicated to advancement of all digitally 
based teaching and learning. Comprised of humanist-oriented academics 
with high levels of technological expertise and aptitude, Learn Canada 
employs and partners with university and community college faculty, 
primary and high school teachers, technical trainers, web and database 
programmers, instructional designers, information architects and other 
specialists, for the primary purpose of developing sound pedagogy for 
the delivery of digital content. Learn Canada builds strategic alliances 
between universities, community colleges, industry, and corporations.

Peter's current research (The Shakespeare XML Project) involves the use 
of Facebook-related technologies to create online editions of 
Shakespeare that are infinitely unique and continuously changing 
(http://www.shakespearexml.ca/).

For fifteen years, Professor Paolucci taught a course in rock-and-roll 
and York University, and he currently enjoys working professionally with 
a group called The Coyotes (http://www.thecoyotes.ca).

Martin Mueller:
Martin Mueller was educated at the Universities of Munich, Hamburg, 
Berlin, Trinity College, Dublin, and Indiana University, where he got  a 
PhD in Classics (1966). He taught at Brandeis University (1965-67) and 
the University of Toronto (1967-76) before moving to Northwestern 
University, where he has taught since 1976. At Northwestern, he has held 
various administrative positions, including Director of Comparative 
Literature (1976-81), Director of the Humanities Program (1979-81), 
Chair of the English Department (1983-90), and Acting Chair of Hispanic 
Studies (1997-99).

His primary research field has been the uses of ancient epic and tragedy 
by European writers since the Renaissance. He has also written on Homer 
and Shakespeare. More recently he has become interested in the uses of 
information technology for traditional philological inquiries. Together 
with Ahuvia Kahane, he is the editor of The Chicago Homer, a 
multilingual web site that uses the search and display capabilities of 
digital media to make distinctive features of Early Greek epic 
accessible to readers with and without Greek. He is the general editor 
of WordHoard, an application for the close reading and scholarly 
analysis of deeply tagged texts, and one of the editors of the MONK 
Project, a digital environment designed to help humanities scholars 
discover and analyze patterns in the texts they study.

Aune, Mark:
M. G. Aune finished his PhD at Wayne State University, worked at North 
Dakota State University for several years and currently is an assistant 
professor in the English Department at California University of 
Pennsylvania. He divides his research into two streams, one involves 
Shakespeare and includes performance, film, and popular culture; the 
other explores modern and early modern travel writing and visual 
culture. His articles and reviews have appeared in Shakespeare Bulletin, 
Early Modern Literary Studies, Renaissance Quarterly, Theatre Journal, 
and Sixteenth Century Journal.


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