MRDS sponsored sessions: MLA 2021

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We hope you will join us at the following session, part of the annual meeting of the MLA held virtually, January 7 to 10, 2021. The MRDS is pleased to sponsor the following sessions:


Session 123. Queerness in Medieval Plays

Thursday, 7 January, 3:30 - 4:45 PM EST

Location: online

Chairs: Andrew Albin (Fordham University, Lincoln Center) and Matthew Sergi (University of Toronto)


  • "‘Clatyr and Clowte’: Props and Queer Complications in The Castle of Perseverance," Jenna McKellips (University of Toronto)
  • "‘Yett Wee Wyll Drinke Atyte’: Queering Time and Order with Chester’s ‘Uxor Noe,'" Phoenix Gonzalez (Yale Divinity School)
  • "Reading Queer Regret in the York ‘Remorse of Judas,'" Jeffery Stoyanoff (Penn State University, Altoona)

Session 363. Digital and Print Resources: Records of Early English Drama as a Teaching Tool

Friday, 8 January, 5:15 - 6:30 PM EST

Location: online

Chairs: Alexandra Johnston (Records of Early English Drama)


  • "A Data-Driven Humanities Pedagogy: Undergraduates at REED," Matthew Sergi (University of Toronto)
  • "REED London Online and Undergraduate Research as Digital Humanities Pedagogy," Diane Jakacki (Bucknell University)
  • "‘My Lord ys Mynstrelles’: Lessons from Patron and Troupe Research in REED Hampshire," Morgan Moore (University of Toronto)
  • "REEDing an Inventory: Tagging, Teaching, and Defamiliarizing Drama through REED Records," Illya Nokhrin (University of Toronto)