Finding Sources: Play Texts and Archives
Thursday, May 14, 10:00 a.m. Session 30. Bernhard 106.
Organizer: Alexandra F. Johnston, Records of Early English Drama, and Matthew Sergi, Records of Early English Drama
Presider: David N. Klausner, Univ. of Toronto
REED: The Last Fifty Years
Alexandra F. Johnston
REED: The Next Fifty Years
The Macro Plays in Georgian England
Gail McMurray Gibson, Davidson College
Respondent: Matthieu Bonicel, Bibliothèque nationale de France
The Production of the Medieval Play (A Roundtable)
Co-sponsored by the Medieval Institute and the Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society (MRDS)
Thursday, May 14, 1:30 p.m. Brown & Gold Room, Bernhard Center
Organizer: Jesse D. Hurlbut, Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society
Presider: Theresa Coletti, Univ. of Maryland
A roundtable discussion with Alexandra F. Johnston, Records of Early English Drama; Robert L. A. Clark, Kansas State Univ.; Jill Stevenson, Marymount Manhattan College; Susannah Crowder, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY; and Martin Walsh, Univ. of Michigan–Ann Arbor, with an epilogue from David Bevington, Univ. of Chicago.
Expanding the Canon: Period, Performance, and Pedagogy
Saturday, May 16, 10:00 a.m. Session 353. Fetzer 2020.
Organizer: Cameron Hunt McNabb, Southeastern Univ., and Frank M. Napolitano, Radford Univ.
Presider: Frank M. Napolitano and Cameron Hunt McNabb
E. K. Chambers: Patron Saint of the Expanded Canon
Kurt Schreyer, Univ. of Missouri–St. Louis
What the Accumulated Records Say about Performance Traditions in Early Suffolk
James Stokes, Univ. of Wisconsin–Stevens Point
Making the Case for “Appropriation”
Kathleen Ashley, Univ. of Southern Maine
Global Horizons: Expanding the Medieval Dramatic Canon
Jesse Njus, Tisch School of the Arts, New York Univ
Changing Scenes: Production Then and Production Now (A Roundtable)
Saturday, May 16, 1:30 p.m. Session 411. Fetzer 2020.
Organizer: Carolyn Coulson, Shenandoah Univ.
Presider: Clifford Davidson, Western Michigan Univ.
A roundtable discussion with Lofton L. Durham, Western Michigan Univ.; Kathleen Ashley, Univ. of Southern Maine; Kyle A. Thomas, Univ. of Illinois–UrbanaChampaign; and David N. Klausner, Univ. of Toronto.
Broadening the Horizons of Theater: Geography and Theory
Saturday, May 16, 3:30 p.m. Session 470. Fetzer 2020.
Organizer: Christopher Swift, New York City College of Technology, CUNY, and Susannah Crowder, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY
Presider: Christopher Swift and Susannah Crowder
Active Spaces: Representation and Performance at Maigrauge
Elina Gertsman, Case Western Reserve Univ.
Challenging Theater History: Cognitive Studies and Intermediality
Lofton L. Durham, Western Michigan Univ.
Performing the Caliphate of Córdoba: Theater and Historiography
Denise K. Filios, Univ. of Iowa
Respondent: Carol Symes, Univ. of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign