Conference Schedule

Friday, March 4, 2016 | McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020

1:00 PM | Welcoming Remarks: James Kearney (University of California, Santa Barbara)

w/Shakespeare Lightning Round

Participants: Katie Adkison (UC Santa Barbara), Peter Cibula (UC Irvine), Sonia Desai (UC Irvine), James Funk (UC Irvine), Laura Hatch (UC Irvine), Joyce King (UC Santa Barbara), Jason Morphew (UCLA)

2:15 PM | Panel 1: Shakespeare, Phenomenology, Embodiment
Moderator: Katie Adkison (University of California, Santa Barbara)

Peter Cibula (University of California, Irvine), “Playing with Bodies: Poetic Work in Cymbeline

Sonia Desai (University of California, Irvine), “‘Am I not your Rosalind?’: Phenomenology of Gender and Erotic Play in Shakespeare’s As You Like It

3:30 PM | Coffee Break

Presentation: Early Modern British Theater: Access

4:15 PM | Keynote: James A. Knapp (Loyola University Chicago)
Introduction: Julia Reinhard Lupton (University of California, Irvine)

“Neither Fish nor Flesh, nor Good Red Herring: Shakespeare, Merleau-Ponty, and the Materials of Theatrical Play”

5:30 PM | Reception (HSSB Courtyard)

7:30 PM | Student Performance: The Death of Kings, Part 2 (Hatlen Theater)

Saturday Morning, March 5, 2016 | McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020

8:30 AM | Breakfast/Coffee

9:00 AM | Welcoming Remarks: Kristen McCants (University of California, Santa Barbara)

Panel 2: Playing with Theology, Thinking with Phenomenology
Moderator: Rachel Levinson-Emley (University of California, Santa Barbara)

Katie Adkison (University of California, Santa Barbara), “Whirling Grace: Turns in John Donne’s ‘Good Friday, 1613. Riding Westward.’”

Jarrell D. Wright (University of Pittsburgh), “Recreation and Re-Creation in The Compleat Angler: Incarnational Theology, Imitatio Christi, and the Ludic Text”

James Funk (University of California, Irvine), “‘Unity Defective’: Joining, Disjoining, and Misjoining in Paradise Lost

Danielle Davey (University of California, Santa Barbara), “Grace and Theft: Evading Reciprocity in Jonson’s Volpone

10:45 AM | Coffee Break

11:00 AM |  Keynote: Laura Engel (Duquesne University)
Introduction: Rachael Scarborough King (University of California, Santa Barbara)

“The Archival Tourist: Performance and Play in Thomas Lawrence’s Portraits of Sarah, Sally, and Maria Siddons”

Saturday Afternoon, March 5, 2016 | Alumni Hall, Mosher Alumni House

12:15 PM | Lunch

1:30 PM | Panel 3: Playing, Performing, Transforming
Moderator: Jeremy Chow (University of California, Santa Barbara)

Christina M. Squitieri (New York University), “The Dangers of Playing in Early Modern English Drama: Thomas Middleton’s The Revenger’s Tragedy

Claudia Ludwig (Vanderbilt University), “The Meaning of Play in Marlowe’s Dido, Queen of Carthage

Jade Higa (University of Hawai’i at Manoa), “Playing Dress Up: Using Queer Temporalities to Explore Performance in Lover’s Vows and Mansfield Park

2:45 PM | Panel 4: In the Play, Around the Theater
Moderator: Bethany Wong (University of California, Santa Barbara)

Diana Solomon (Simon Fraser University), “Play within the Plays: The Eighteenth-Century English Audience’s Taste for Incongruity”

Christopher Foley (University of California Santa Barbara), “What Else is at Stake in Morose’s ‘baiting’?: A Site-Specific Reading of Jonson’s Epicoene

Michael A. Winkelman (Owens Tech, Ohio), “Queens’ Games: Imagineering New Realms in Elizabethan Interludes”

4:00 PM | Coffee Break

Presentation: EMC Imprint

4:30 PM | Keynote: Bruce Smith (University of Southern California)
Introduction: Patricia Fumerton (University of California, Santa Barbara)

“Playing Cuts in Shakespeare’s Theater”

6:30 PM | Conference Dinner at Le Café Stella

**Please note that this schedule is subject to change. See the campus map for details on locations, parking, and walking around campus.**