SCHEDULE

MARCH 7, 2014, SEMINAR ROOM 1, SECOND FLOOR
THE FACULTY HOUSE, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY

9:00-9:15 Opening Remarks: Zoltán Márkus (Vassar College)

9:15-10:45 SESSION 1: HISTORICISM, ANACHRONISM, EMPIRICISM
Chair: András Kiséry (City College, CUNY)
Mario DiGangi (Lehman College and the Graduate Center, CUNY),
Contested and Eccentric: Futures of Sexuality in Shakespeare Studies
Zachary Lesser (University of Pennsylvania),
Facts and Ghosts: Historicism, Anachronism, and Empiricism in Shakespearean Textual Studies

Short break

11:00-12:30 SESSION 2: PLACING SHAKESPEARE
Chair: Steve Mentz (St. John’s University)
Alan Stewart (Columbia University),
French Shakespeare, and a Different Historicism
Margaret Litvin (Boston University),
Do American Students Need Global Shakespeares?

12:30-2:00 Lunch break

2:00-3:30 SESSION 3: TRAGEDY
Chair: Naomi Conn Liebler (Montclair State University)
Jean E. Howard (Columbia University),
The New Theater History: Collaboration and Innovation in Early Modern Theater Culture
Ayanna Thompson (George Washington University),
Shakespeare and Revenge: or, Can We Swallow the Historicized with the Scientific?

Short break

3:45-5:15 SESSION 4: PERFORMANCE
Chair: Tanya Pollard (Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center, CUNY)
W. B. Worthen (Barnard College, Columbia University)
Shakespeare Performance Studies: Performing Postprint Shakespeare
Adam Zucker (University of Massachusetts at Amherst),
Getting It Wrong: Twelfth Night and the Broken Jest

5:15-6:15 ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION
Chairs: Zoltán Márkus (Vassar College) and Ashley Streeter (Columbia University)
Participants: All Speakers and Chairs

6:15-7:00 RECEPTION