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Third Year Undergraduate Conference in the Renaissance and Eighteenth Century

Wednesday 18 May 2016, 2.00PM to 4.30pm

Conference Programme

14.00: Amy Wong, ''A chopping girl, so like the father': Anxious Masculinity and Childbirth Rituals in A Chaste Maid in Cheapside'

14.15: Rebecca Duncan, 'Room for Improvement: The critical blank space of Sheridan’s objects'

14.30: Shannon Webb, 'Shakespeare's fools are rarely foolish, and no better is this typified than in King Lear'

14.45: Charlotte Morrin, 'Menstruous, Monstrous Maidens: Female Blood-lett(er)ing on the Renaissance Stage'

15.00: Coffee

15.15: Lena Saraj, 'Corporeality in Paradise Lost'

15.30: Miriam Johnson,  'Paradise Lost: The Stuff of Satan in the Landscape of Chaos'

Brief break

15.45: Emma Beale, ''If they do not make me sick': Corruption and The Permeability of the Body in John Webster’s The Duchess of Malfi'

16.00: Emily Roads, 'Scotland’s Lear: An Alternative Context to Shakespeare’s King Lear'

16.15: Beth Sharrock, ''See how swift she comes': Pace and Victimhood in Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus'


Contact Kevin Killeen or Jim Watt 

Location: Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building, University of York Campus West