The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 10.1481  Wednesday 25 August 1999.

From:           Hardy Cook <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date:           Tuesday, 24 Aug 1999 10:08:13 -0400
Subject:        "Elizabethans in Crisis"

{Editor's Note: This announcement appeared yesterday on REED-L
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Announcing a One-Day Conference

Elizabethans in Crisis: Drama, Art and Politics in the 1590s

Saturday, 2 October 1999 at Victoria University, Toronto

Sponsored by
Centre for Research in Early English Drama
Graduate Centre for Study of Drama
Victoria University in the University of Toronto

Registration information follows the programmme description.

*** Conference Programme ***

Opening Remarks & Introduction 9:10 AM
'Crisis and Innovation: England in the 1590s'
David Dean (Carleton)

Panel I: Drama and Politics 10:30 AM
'"Here in this Garden": The Iconography of the Virgin Queen in
Shakespeare's Richard II'
Helen Ostovich (McMaster)
'Shakespeare's Oldcastle: Religion, Polemic, and the Dynamics of
Theatrical Patronage in Late Elizabethan England'
Paul Whitfield White (Purdue)

Panel II: Politics, Culture and the Visual Arts 1:15 PM
'"Black Dogges & Discontented Minds": Popular Imagery in the 1590s'
Kathryn Brammall (Truman State)
'Portraits and Politics in the 1590s'
Robert Tittler (Concordia)

Panel III: Theatre and Politics in London and the Provinces 3:00 PM
'Playing with Fire: Immolation and the Repertory of Strange's Men'
Lawrence Manley (Yale)
'Falstaff in Gloucestershire: London and Provincial Theatre in the
Scott McMillin (Cornell)

Summation 4:00 PM
'Culture Coalescing: The Senectitude of the Elizabethan Age'
Norman L. Jones (Utah State)

Evening Entertainment Christopher Marlowe's Dr Faustus produced by the
Graduate Centre for Study of Drama in collaboration with CREED and
Handmade Performance. Stephen Johnson, director


Pre-registration by 24 September
Conference: $42.00    Performance: $12.00
Students: registration free; lunch $6.00; tickets $6.00

Registration includes continental breakfast, coffee breaks and lunch.
Play tickets at the door are subject to availability.

For further information, contact
Records of Early English Drama (REED)
150 Charles Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1K9
Phone (416) 585-4504      Fax (416) 585-4594
E-mail inquiries should be sent to
Arleane Ralph <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>

To register, please send a completed hard copy of the following form
with payment to above address. Make cheques payable to 'Victoria
University' only and mark for 'Crisis 1999 Conference'. Acknowledgment
of registration will be sent by mail or e-mail in September.

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