Conferences in 2014

Here’s a roundup of the academic conferences that Medieval and Early Modern faculty members are addressing in 2014:

Susan Bennett will be presenting (with Julie Sanders, University of Nottingham) on “Performance Mobilities and Media in Coriolanus” at the first Asian Shakespeare Association conference in Taipei in May and participating in a seminar on “Space and Place in Shakespearean Performance” at the biennial International Shakespeare Conference at the Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon, in August.

Jim Ellis gave a keynote at an “Early Modern Jarman” conference held at King’s College London on Feb. 1st. The talk was entitled, “Renaissance Things: Caravaggio and the Ecology of Affect.” Jim is also co-organizing two joint sessions for ACCUTE and CSCS, to be held at the Congress of the Humanities in May. The sessions are “Queer Matter(s)” and “Materiality and Early Modern Women’s Writing.”

Michael Ullyot is organizing three panels on “New Technologies in Medieval and Renaissance Studies” at the annual Renaissance Society of America meeting in New York City (end of March). He’s also convening a workshop at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute in Victoria this June, titled “Open-Source Research: P.R. or Peer Review?”