The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 16.0257  Thursday, 10 February 2005

From:           Peter Holland <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date:           Wednesday, 9 Feb 2005 08:54:32 -0500
Subject:        Conference Announcement

SHAKSPERians may well be interested in the following conference which,
while not solely devoted to matters Shakespearean, will be much
concerned with Shakespeare in performance in the 'long' 18th century.

Peter Holland

Players, Playwrights, Playhouses:
Investigating Performance, 1660-1800

Friday March 11 and Saturday March 12, 2005

The Huntington Library,
San Marino, California.

Session 1        Structures
Robert D. Hume (Penn State University)
"Theatre History, 1660-1800: Aims, Materials, and Methodology"
Michael Cordner (university of York)
"Turning Revolution into Comedy, 1649-1682"

Session 2        Controlling the Theatre
Lisa A. Freeman (University of Illinois, Chicago)
"Jeremy Collier and the Politics of Theatrical Representation"
Matthew Kinservik (University of Delaware)
"Reconsidering Theatrical Regulation in the Long Eighteenth Century"

Session 3        The Economy of Theatre
Judith Milhous (The CUNY Graduate Center)
"Reading Theatre History from Eighteenth-Century Account Books"
Michael Dobson (University of Surrey Roehampton)
"Theatre for Nothing"

Saturday, March 12, 2005
Session 4        Theatre and Ireland
Susan Cannon Harris (University of Notre Dame)
"Mixed Marriage: Irish Playwrights and the Hybrid Audience"
Helen Burke (Florida State University)
"Country Matters: Irish Waggery and the British Theatrical Tradition"

Session 5        Representing the Actor
Mita Choudhury (Ivan Allen College, Georgia Institute of Technology)
"Universality, Early Modernity, and the Quagmire of Representing Race"
Peter Holland (University of Notre Dame)
"Drawing the Line"

Session 6        Representing Theatre
Shearer West (University of Birmingham)
"The Visuality of the Theatre"
Paula Backscheider (Auburn University)
"Shadowing Theatrical Change"

Conference registration fee     25.00 (Graduate students free)
Contact Susi Krasnoo, The Huntington, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino CA 91108.

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