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Undergraduate Shakespeare Conference
Twelfth Annual Undergraduate Shakespeare Conference
Saturday, April 20, 1013 - 9 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Rehm Library, Smith Hall
College of the Holy Cross
9:00-9:45 Sign In & Continental Breakfast
10:00-12:50 Panel Sessions One & Two
1:00-2:30 Luncheon & Plenary Speaker: Virginia Mason Vaughan, Clark University – “Women Making Shakespeare"
2:40-3:55 Panel Session Three
4:00-5:00 Staged readings of selected scenes from War for February by Tess Jonas, Wesleyan University
This year's theme invited a variety of topics and critical approaches, including, but not limited to:
- Women as critics, directors, designers and performers of Shakespeare's work
- Gender and genre: boy actors and female roles; women at the playhouse
- The roles of wife, widow, daughter, mother, sister and heroine, etc.
- The impact of queer theory: the Master-Mistress phenomenon, bromances, romances and BFFs in Shakespeare's plays or poetry
The 12th Annual Undergraduate Shakespeare Conference was sponsored by the Colleges of Worcester Consortium, Bedford Press and The College of the Holy Cross.
For more information, contact: Professor Helen Whall at hwhall [at] holycross [dot] edu.
|The Eleventh Annual Undergraduate Shakespeare Conference took place on Saturday, April 21, 2012 at Assumption College. The plenary speaker was Brian Walsh, assistant professor of English in the Renaissance Studies Program at Yale University. Sponsored by the Consortium, Assumption and the Hanover Theatre, the conference theme was "Shakespeare Recycled. Papers addressed explorations of Shakespeare’s work—such as his language and characterization—on stage and film; analysis of Shakespeare’s works in adaptation, or as adaptation; analysis of the ways Shakespeare’s works recycle or reuse sources, early modern textual materials, or early modern cultural ideas; and discussions of Shakespeare’s work in modern life, culture and politics. The conference also included an Access Hanover Lyceum Series performance at the Hanover, entitled “Shakespeare’s Greatest Hits ,” which included monologues directed and performed by Assumption alum John Plough, MFA candidate in performance at the University of Georgia, and scenes directed by Brian Tivnan and performed by Assumption College theatre arts students.|