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Faculty Talks - Spring 2009

Faculty Talks - Spring 2009



Mary Bly
"What Women Read: Pop Culture, Shakespeare and Domestic Lust"
invited address: Women's History Month, Gulf State Community College, Florida

"Desire on the Stage of St. Paul's Cathedral"
Conference paper, Shakespeare Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC

"Queering Popular Romance"
Invited address: Conference paper & keynote panel, Conference on popular romance fiction, Princeton University, NJ

Keynote Luncheon Address
Romance Writers of America Annual Meeting, Washington, DC


John Bugg
"Texts of Resistance"
Invited interview, ""What's the Word?".  MLA radio broadcast (in NYC: WBAI FM 99.5). 

"Secrets, c.1795"

Invited lecture, The British Atlantic in an Age of Revolution and Reaction, Clark Memorial Library, UCLA, Los Angeles CA.


Edward Cahill
"Transatlantic Studies and Early American Studies"
Roundtable, Society of Early Americanists, Hamilton, Bermuda

"Upward Mobility in the Early Atlantic World"
Panel chair, Society of Early Americanists, Hamilton, Bermuda



Lenny Cassuto
"Book Salon Talk on Hard-Boiled Sentimentality"
Sponsored by NYMASA, to be held at Hunter College CUNY.

"Sentimentality & Serial Killers"
Local Americanists Series at the University of Maryland, College Park MD.

Roundtable on the History of the American Novel
Lecture, title TBD
Emroy University, Atlanta, GA.

Yvette Christiansë
Poetry Reading
Invitation by the Writers and Barnard series and Barnard Africana Studies Program. Barnard College, NY.


Postponed to Fall 2009





Heather Dubrow
Roundtable discussion (invited participant)
Discussion of Ambiguity and Creativity at Philoctetes Center for the Multidisciplinary Study of Imagination, New York, NY

"' The future in the instant' " [provisional title]
Inaugural lecture for Reverend John Boyd, SJ Chair in Poetic Imagination, Fordham University, New York, NY

Poetry Reading
Wisconsin Festival of Poets series, Avols Bookstore,Madison, WI.

"Sing it again, Sam: Song in?/and?/or? Scribal and Print Culture"
Panel (invited participant), Renaissance Society of America conference, Los Angeles, CA.

"Trading in Futures, or Shakespeare 'dreaming on things to come' "
Lecture (event within my two-day appointment as Collins Visiting Professor), UMass- Amherst.

"Trading in Futures: Deixis in Lyric Poetry"
Panel on lyric at Sixteenth-Century Studies Conference, Geneva, Switzerland,

Presentation on *Henry v* at American Players Theater
Spring Green, WIrence, New York, NY"A Rhetoric of Irresponsibility: Kim Philby’s My Silent War and the Rhetoric of Espionage", Conference paper, Rhetoric Society of America Conference, Seattle, WA.

Mary Erler
"Dramatic Activity around St. Botolph Aldersgate, London, 1530-1570"
conference paper at Medieval Academy of America annual meeting, Chicago.

"London Performance Spaces before the Commercial Playhouses: Theatre before the Theatre"
Conference paper, Center for Medieval Studies, "New Perspectives on Urban Entertainment," Fordham University, Bronx, NY.



Anne Fernald
"Virginia Woolf: A Life in Books"
Invited lecture, Virginia Woolf Birthday Celebration, New York, NY.

"Pleasure and Difficulty: Teaching Woolf's Rhetoric"
Conference paper, Conference on College Composition and Communication, San Francisco, CA.

"Semi-Colons and Major Changes: Editing *Mrs. Dalloway*"
Conference paper, Society for Textual Studies Conference, New York, NY.

James Kim
"Mourning, Melancholia, and Modernity: Downward Mobility and Sentimental Irony in David Simple"
Invited Lecture, CUNY Graduate Center, Eighteenth-Century Reading Room Guest Speaker Series

Suzanne Yeager
"Constructions of Sacred Identity in -The Siege of Jerusalem-!"
Invited conference paper, solicited on behalf of the special session, “The Siege of Jerusalem in Middle English”, International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI.

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