Seminar participants

Pompa Banerjee, Associate Professor of English at the University of Colorado at Denver, is the author of Burning Women: Widows, Witches and Early Modern European Travelers in India (Palgrave, 2003) and of essays on Marlowe, Milton, Ford, European culture, travel, and witchcraft. Her recent publications include work on European views of harems and travelers as emissaries. Her current projects include essays on Antony and Cleopatra and on witchcraft in early modern English plays, as well as a book on Shakespeare’s Roman plays.

Christopher Braider, Professor of French and Italian at the University of Colorado at Boulder, specializes in seventeenth-century French literature, interart problems in early modern Europe, the history of philosophy, and literary theory. He is the author of Refiguring the Real: Picture and Modernity in Word and Image, 1400-1700 (Princeton, 1993), Indiscernible Counterparts: The Invention of the Text in French Classical Drama (North Carolina, 2002), and Baroque Self-Invention and Historical Truth: Hercules at the Crossroads (Ashgate, 2004) word office programm kostenlos downloaden. His new book The Matter of Mind: Reason and Experience in the Age of Descartes is forthcoming from Toronto.

Heidi Brayman Hackel, Associate Professor of English at the University of California, Riverside, is the author of Reading Material in Early Modern England: Print, Gender, and Literacy (Cambridge, 2005) and co-editor with Catherine Kelly of Reading Women: Literacy, Authorship, and Culture in the Atlantic World, 1500-1800 (Penn, 2007).  Her new project, “‘Dumb Eloquence’: Deafness and Gesture in Early Modern England,” participates in a developing interest in disability studies in Renaissance literary criticism.

Benjamin Deneault, PhD candidate in English at the University of Colorado at Boulder, is the author of “‘The world runs on wheeles’: John Stow’s Indescribable Present” (forthcoming in ELH). His dissertation, “The Idea of the Idea of the City,” reads for the self-reflexive dimension of representations of early modern London. The project argues that a variety of arts (plays, maps, and
pamphlets) teach (analyze, model, and mediate) the sixteenth- and seventeenth-century city as they anxiously consider if they can and should do just that.

Katherine Eggert, Associate Professor of English at the University of Colorado at Boulder, is the author of Showing Like a Queen: Female Authority and Literary Experiment in Spenser, Shakespeare, and Milton (Penn, 2000) as well as essays on Spenser, Shakespeare, Jonson, and Shakespeare on film audio recorder kostenlos deutsch vollversion. She recently edited a special issue on “Pseudoscience” for English Language Notes and is writing a book with the working title “Unnatural Magic: Alchemy and Disknowledge in Early Modern England.”

Andrew Escobedo, Associate Professor of English at Ohio University and co-editor of the journal Spenser Studies, is the author of Nationalism and Historical Loss in Renaissance England: Fox, Dee, Spenser, Milton (Cornell, 2004) and winner of the James Holly Hanford award for the best essay published on Milton in 2008.  He was a 2009-2010 fellow at the National Humanities Center, where he completed a new manuscript entitled “Volition’s Face: Personification and the Will in Renaissance Literature,” and he has begun work on a new project about the place of ancient and modern philosophy of action in Shakespeare’s plays, tentatively entitled “Shakespearean Action.”

Susan Frye, Professor of English at the University of Wyoming, is the author of Elizabeth I: The Competition for Representation (Oxford, 1993), co-editor of Maids and Mistress, Cousins and Queens: Women’s Alliances in Early Modern England (Oxford, 1999), and author of Pens and Needles: Women’s Textualities in Early Modern England (Penn, 2010). She is currently working on a revisionist discussion of Mary Queen of Scots.

David Glimp, Associate Professor of English at the University of Colorado at Boulder, is the author of Increase and Multiply: Governing Cultural Reproduction in Early Modern England (Minnesota, 2003) and co-editor of Arts of Calculation: Quantifying Thought in Early Modern Europe (Palgrave, 2004). He is currently at work on two projects: one on the representation of emergency and theories of security in Renaissance England; another on early modern creatures and aesthetics.

Scott Hagele is a PhD candidate in the Department of English at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He earned his BA and MA at the University of Notre Dame euro truck simulator 2 multiplayer herunterladen. He specializes in British Romanticism and is particularly interested in Byron’s sense of history. Hamlet is one of his favorite works to teach.

Paul E. J. Hammer, Professor of History and Director of the Center for Medieval and Early Modern Studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder, has published extensively on politics and political culture in sixteenth-century England, including The Polarisation of Elizabethan Politics: The Political Career of Robert Devereux, 2nd earl of Essex, 1585-1597 (Cambridge, 1999), and Elizabeth’s Wars: Government and Society in Tudor England, 1544-1604 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2003). He has also edited Warfare in Early Modern Europe, 1450-1660 (Ashgate, 2007). He is currently working on books on the Essex Rising of 1601 and on Henry VIII.

Heather James, Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Southern California, is the author of Shakespeare’s Troy: Drama, Politics, and the Translation of Empire (Cambridge, 1997) and of articles on English Renaissance literary and political culture herunterladen. Her research focuses on literature and culture of the English Renaissance, Latin literature, Italian Renaissance literature, classical imitation, and the literary and institutional invention of Tudor and Stuart England.

William Kuskin, Associate Professor and Chair of English at the University of Colorado at Boulder, is the author of Symbolic Caxton: Literary Culture and Print Capitalism (Notre Dame, 2008) and editor of the collection Caxton’s Trace: Studies in the History of English Printing (Notre Dame, 2006). He has written on fifteenth- and sixteenth-century English literature, world literature, online pedagogy, and graphic novels, including editing a special issue of English Language Notes on “Graphia: Literary Criticism and the Graphic Novel.” His current book project, “Recursive Origins,” is on Shakespeare and the late Middle Ages.

Rebecca Laroche, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of English at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, is Guest Curator for the upcoming Folger Shakespeare Library exhibition “Beyond Home Remedy: Women, Medicine, and Science,” author of several articles on early modern women’s writing in literary and medical history, and author of Medical Authority and Englishwomen’s Herbal Texts, 1550-1650 (Ashgate, 2009) download smileys for free for mobile. Recent projects include “Ophelia’s Plants and the Death of Violets,” forthcoming in the edited volume Ecological Shakespeare (Ashgate 2011), and (with Jennifer Munroe of UNC-Charlotte) a co-edited volume on new ecofeminist approaches to early modernity.

Anne E. Lester, Assistant Professor of History at the University of Colorado at Boulder, studies the social and religious history of Europe during the High Middle Ages. She is the author of Making Cistercian Nuns: Gender, Society, and Religious Reform in Medieval Champagne (Cornell, forthcoming) and of a number of essays on urban and suburban space, on religious orders, and on the care of foundlings and lepers in medieval France. She is also the co-editor of Cities, Texts, and Social Networks, 400-1500: Experiences and Perceptions of Medieval Urban Space (Ashgate, 2010) audible musik downloaden.

Richelle Munkhoff, Assistant Professor of English at the University of Colorado at Boulder, is the author of essays on early modern medicine, on Queen Elizabeth, and on pedagogy. She is completing a book manuscript entitled “Searchers of the Dead: Women Reading the Corpse, c. 1550-1850,” which examines the official role poor women held in their parishes for gathering vital data on cause of death. This project explores the histories of reading, medicine, and statistics by considering what is at stake in hiring women on poor relief to interpret the corpses of their fellow parishioners.

Peter Remien is a PhD candidate in English at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He specializes in the English Renaissance with a focus on literary representations of the natural world, natural philosophy, and early economic thought download slither io for free. His dissertation, “Writing the Oeconomy of Nature: Economy and Ecology from Shakespeare to Milton,” explores the development of the proto-ecological concept of “the oeconomy of nature” through a study of the literary works of William Shakespeare, Ben Jonson, George Herbert, Margaret Cavendish, and John Milton in conjunction with the natural philosophy of Francis Bacon and Kenelm Digby.

Tracey Sedinger, Professor of English and the Director of the School of English Language and Literature at the University of Northern Colorado.

Barbara Sebek, Associate Professor of English at Colorado State University, co-edited (with Steve Deng) Global Traffic: Discourses and Practices of Trade in Early Modern Literature and Culture (Palgrave, 2008). Recent work appears in Charry and Shahani, eds., Emissaries in Early Modern Literature and Culture (Ashgate, 2009), Jean Howard’s forum on cosmopolitanism in Shakespeare Studies (2007), and Jyotsna Singh’s Companion to the Global Renaissance (Blackwell, 2009) fotos herunterladen facebook deaktivieren. Having followed English merchants to the Canary Islands and elsewhere, she now traces Canary sack and other symbolically loaded drinks through English material and literary culture.

Jordan Alexander Stein, Assistant Professor of English at the University of Colorado at Boulder, writes on early American and 19th-century American literature (including African American literature). He has published a number of essays on religion, gender and sexuality studies, print culture, and the problem of boring books in early American literature, and has co-edited a special issue of Early American Literature on “Methods for the Study of Religion.” His books in progress include The Secularization of American Culture; The People Are Clarissa: Novelizations of Print, Sexuality, and Character in the Protestant Atlantic, 1660-1790; and a co-edited essay collection, Early African American Print Culture in Theory and Practice.

Ann Stockho is a PhD candidate in the Department of English at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Her dissertation examines the literature of secretaryship in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries and investigates the ways in which secretarial constructions and ideology operate in works by Mary Sidney Herbert, Andrew Marvell, and John Milton, prefiguring the development of the novelistic omniscient narrator chrome plugins.

Teresa Toulouse, Professor of English at the University of Colorado at Boulder, specializes in early American literatures and cultures, but has ongoing interests in hemispheric studies, urban studies, and environmental literature. She has written on early American sermons, nineteenth-century American literature, Thorstein Veblen, and, most recently, the uses of Indian captivity narratives written by or about early Puritan women. Her most recent book is The Captive’s Position: Female Captivity, Male Identity, and Royal Authority in Colonial New England (Penn, 2007).

Henry S 123rf for free. Turner, Associate Professor of English at Rutgers University, is the author of The English Renaissance Stage: Geometry, Poetics and the Practical Social Arts, 1580-1630 (Oxford, 2006) and Shakespeare’s Double Helix (Continuum, 2007). His new projects explore the intersection of early modern political economy and literature as a practice central to the imagining of community.

Cate Willits, MA candidate in English, University of Colorado at Boulder.

Julian Yates, Associate Professor of English at the University of Delaware, is the author of Error, Misuse, Failure: Object Lessons from the English Renaissance (Minnesota, 2003), a finalist for the Modern Language Association’s Best First Book award. He is currently researching a book on food, history, and social process in Renaissance England.