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Gemcs Schedule 2008

Gemcs Schedule 2008

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 Program
 
Thursday, 20 November 
 
Noon- 5
 
REGISTRATION - COMMONWEALTH FOYER, 2
ND
FLOOR (Note: Registration will be available throughout the conference. Please see the Schedule for specific times each day.)
 
1.45-3.15 – COMMONWEALTH A1, 2
ND
FLOOR 
Student Session: Special Topics in Early Modern Texts
 Chair: Adam Max Cohen (University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth)Jennifer Elward (Misericordia University), “The Human Appetite for Insanity in
Titus Andronicus
Pramod Dibble (Misericordia University), “A Guilty Conscience, A Dangerous Mind: A Psychoanalytic Critique of Shakespeare’sAntony”Carly Hale (Shippensburg University), “‘
O Tempora! O Mores!’ 
: Domestic Capitalism and
 A Chaste Maid in Cheapside
Marissa Miller (Misericordia University), “Indulging in Acting: Men Playing Women On and Off Stage”Steven Wieser (Misericordia University), “The Naked Truth: Sexual Desire in Early Modern British Pornography”Jedidiah Carr (Misericordia University), “Emma’s Entrapments”************************************************************************
3.30-5 – COMMONWEALTH A2, 2
ND
FLOOR 
Workshop: Whither Renaissance Studies?
Chair: Ellen MacKay (Indiana University)Constance Furey (Indiana University)Holly Dugan (George Washington University)Will Stockton (Ball State)Elliott Visconsi (Yale University)************************************************************************
 Libations at the City Tavern – 5:30
--Please join us for Happy Hour in Philadelphia’s historic watering hole. If you would like to walk en masse, please meet at theRegistration Table at 5.10.************************************************************************
Friday, 21 November 
8-4 REGISTRATION COMMONWEALTH FOYER, 2
ND
FLOOR 8-5 PUBLICATIONS DISPLAYS PARLORS P1 AND P2, 3
RD
FLOOR 9:30-10 Coffee/Tea will be served8.30-9.45
Going Green: Early Modern Gardens
COMMONWEALTH A1, 2
ND
FLOOR 
Chair: Marcia Littenberg (State University of New York at Farmingdale)Kristen Aldebol (University of California, Davis), “The Garden of delights: ‘Wild Above Rule or Art’”Cheryl D. Clark (University of Southern Mississippi), “Ornamental Desire: Fashioning an Empowering Gaze in England’s PleasureGardens”Saskia Cornes (Columbia University), “The Phallus in the Asparagus: Country Matters and the Commodification of the Rural inRichard Brome’s ‘Sparagus Garden’”
 
Marisa Huerta (University of Texas at San Antonio), “Place, Desire and the ‘Brutish’ Nation-Family in Aphra Behn’s Love Letters”Marcia Littenberg, “Gargantuan Pleasures in Contained Spaces: the Gardens of Celia Thaxter and Mary Treat”********************************************************************
 Early Modern Wonder: the Secular and the Sacred 
WASHINGTON A, 3
RD
FLOOR 
Chair: Adam Max Cohen (University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth)
 
Adam Max Cohen, “Ghosts that Matter and the Raising of the Undead: Shakespeare’s Wondrous Pseudo-Resurrections”Andrew Barnaby (University of Vermont), “Mine Own and Not Mine Own: Wonder in
Twelfth Night 
M. G. Aune (California University of Pennsylvania), “The Wonder of It All: Enumeration, Relics, Curiosities, and Antiquities”Regina Schwartz (Northwestern University), “Sacramental Poetics at the Dawn of Secularism: When God Left the World”************************************************************************
 Networks, Ecologies, Humanists
COMMONWEALTH A2, 2
ND
FLOOR 
Chair: Joshua Calhoun (University of Delaware)Joshua Calhoun, “Reading Matter; or, Ecologies of Early Modern Reading”Vincent Nardizzi (University of British Columbia), “Networks of Timber in Early Modern England”Kristen Poole (University of Delaware), “The Theological Survey: The Trinitarian Landscape in Early Modern England”Thomas Ward (University of Pennsylvania), “Echo-logies of Spenser’s
 Epithalamion”
 
************************************************************************Sexual Transgressions I 
:
Women and Authority
 
WASHINGTON B, 3
RD
FLOOR 
 Chair: Teresa Saxton (University of Tennessee)Jessie Hock (University of California at Berkeley), “The Failure of Masculine Authority, Feminine Jouissance, and Poetic Currency inDunbar’s ‘Tretis’”Katherine Robbins (Piedmont Virginia Community College), “Three Degrees of Aretino:A look at references to Pietro Aretino in Jonson’s
Volpone”
Ashley Denham (The George Washington University), “Veiling Transgressions: Sacred Sex and Profane Pleasure in RichardCrashaw’s ‘The Flaming Heart’”Michael Rex (Cumberland University), “When is a Slut, a Slut?: Female Sexual Excess in Early Modern Plays by Women”Misty Krueger (University of Tennessee), “Being ‘wanton in the kinder joys of Love’: The Consequences of Aphra Behn’s QueenIsabella’s Sexual Transgressions”**********************************************************************
 Intellectual Excess
:
 Rereading, Misreading and Over-reading in Early Modern Literary Culture
TUBMAN, 3
RD
FLOOR 
Chair: Jason Powell (St. Joseph's University, Philadelphia)
 
Jason Powell, “More’s Anemolian Ambassadors and the Diplomatic Frame of 
Utopia”
 Paul J. Patterson (St. Joseph’s University), “Reading Excessively: The Influence of Cambridge on Editing Chaucer”Joel B. Davis (Stetson University), “Pity and the Aristocratic Ethos in Sidney’s
Old Arcadia”
 Jeremy A. Kiene (McDaniel College), “Imperfect “moniment”: Commemoration of Sidney in
The Faerie Queene
’s Garden of Adonis”Lisa Walters (St. Joseph’s University), “Chastity, Slavery and Tyrannical Pleasures: ReReading the Politics of Margaret Cavendish’s
 Assaulted and Pursued Chastity
**********************************************************************
 
Georgic Desires
WASHINGTON C, 3
RD
FLOOR 
Chair: Nicolle Jordan (University of Southern Mississippi)Courtney Weiss (Washington University), “The Georgic ‘Genius’ of the
 Epistle to Burlington
Tobias Menely (Willamette University), “Georgic Biosemiotics”Brian Glover (Union College), “Joseph Warton and the Pleasure of Agricultural Instruments” Nicolle Jordan, “Pleasure and Danger in Elizabeth Montagu’s Pastoral and Georgic Personae”
********************************************************************************************************************************************Violent Desires, Carnal Cravings, and the Instinctive Appetites of Thomas Nashe
 
ANTHONY, 3
RD
FLOOR 
Chair: Joseph Navitsky (University of Southern Mississippi)Joseph Navitsky, “‘Spirit for the Encounter’: Reconsidering Thomas Nashe’s Appetite for Destruction”Melissa Hull (Tennessee State University), “The Begetting of Thomas Nashe”Kris McAbee (University of California, Santa Barbara), “Poetry and Perversion: The Violent Desire of Thomas Nashe’s
UnfortunateTraveller”
Liam Meyer (Boston University), “G(Nashe)ing of Teeth: Hunger, Gluttony, and the Discourses of Class Conflict”***********************************************************************
Cannibalistic Thinking in Early Modern Drama, Travel Narratives, Liturgical Texts, and Medical Practices
ADAMS, 3
RD
FLOOR 
Chairs: Colleen Kennedy (Monroe Community College) and Christopher Madson (University at Buffalo)
 
Lizz Angelo (University of South Florida), “In/di/gestion: On the possibility of ‘Eating Well’ at the cannibal banquet”Colleen Kennedy, “Early Modern Medicinal Cannibalism”Christopher Madson, “Eating the Body in the Poetry of Richard Crashaw”Scott Manning Stevens (University at Buffalo), “Savage Theater and the Specter of New World Cannibalism”************************************************************************
10-11.15
What Does it Mean to be Me? Constructing Gender 
COMMONWEALTH A2, 2
ND
FLOOR 
Chair: Christopher Orchard (Indiana University of Pennsylvania)Penelope Anderson (Indiana University, Bloomington), “‘A Strange Increase’: Rhetorical Excess and Lesbian Consequences inKatherine Philips’ Poetry”

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