Session Title

Shakespeare's Queens

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Shakespeare at Kalamazoo

Organizer Name

Christina Gutierrez-Dennehy

Organizer Affiliation

Northern Arizona Univ.

Presider Name

Carole Levin

Presider Affiliation

Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln

Paper Title 1

One Body, Politic to Rule: Titania’s Melded Sovereignty in A Midsummer Night's Dream

Presenter 1 Name

Sandra Logan

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Michigan State Univ.

Paper Title 2

Present Mothers and Erased Daughters: Motherhood in Shakespeare and Fletcher's Henry VIII and Calderón's La Cisma de Inglaterra

Presenter 2 Name

Courtney Herber

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln

Paper Title 3

"My courage try by combat, if thou darest": Martial Women and Political Power in Shakespeare's History Plays

Presenter 3 Name

Amanda D. Taylor

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Oakeshott Institute/Univ. of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Start Date

9-5-2019 1:30 PM

Session Location

Bernhard 106

Description

This panel, following the recent publication of Kavita Mudan Finn and Valerie Schutte’s anthology of the same name, examines Shakespeare’s female rulers—fictional and non-fictional—as well as their relationships to the political world of Elizabethan and Jacobean theatre. The panel includes papers that include analysis of queens as characters in Shakespeare’s texts, as well as work that explores the ways in which those texts interact with both early modern and contemporary social/political contexts. Christina Gutierrez-Dennehy

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May 9th, 1:30 PM

Shakespeare's Queens

Bernhard 106

This panel, following the recent publication of Kavita Mudan Finn and Valerie Schutte’s anthology of the same name, examines Shakespeare’s female rulers—fictional and non-fictional—as well as their relationships to the political world of Elizabethan and Jacobean theatre. The panel includes papers that include analysis of queens as characters in Shakespeare’s texts, as well as work that explores the ways in which those texts interact with both early modern and contemporary social/political contexts. Christina Gutierrez-Dennehy