2008 Shakespeare Institute
Wheaton College Program

(All sessions will be held on the third floor of Blanchard Hall in Lecture Room 339)
 
Conference Brochure (PDF format)

Thursday, June 5   

 

2:00 pm

Registration

 

2:30 pm

Welcome and Announcements

 

2:40 pm

 Comments & Invocation
Dr. Jill Baumgaertner, Dean of Humanities

 

2:50 pm

“Shakespeare, Anti-Gallicism, and the Geneva Bible”
GRACE TIFFANY
 

 

4:00 pm

Dinner (on one's own at the hotel or local restaurants)

 

7:15 pm

 “Shakespeare and the Bible”
LELAND RYKEN

 

8:30 pm

Reception

 

Friday, June 6

   

9:15 am

Young Scholars Session

 
 

 “‘Each Letter in the Letter’: Shakespeare’s Testaments”
BRETT FOSTER

 
 

 “‘Why you are nothing then: Neither Maid, Widow, nor Wife?’: Motives, Morals, and Marriage in Measure for Measure”
KEITH JONES

 
 

 “Theater, Ritual, and the Macbeth Curse”
LINA P. WILDER

 

10:50 am

Light Refreshments

 

11:00 am

 “‘Your statue spouting blood’: Julius Caesar, the Sacraments, and the Fountain of Life”
JACK HELLER

 

12:35 pm

Lunch

 

1:45 pm

 “Maimed Rites and Whirling Words in Hamlet”
JESSE LANDER

 
2:50 pm
Light Refreshments
 

3:25 pm

Short Paper Session with Discussion

 
 

 “Marriage, Failure, Forgiveness and Shallow Repentance” in All’s Well that Ends Well 
DAVID GEORGE

 

“Shakespeare’s Rituals of Unmaking in Selected Plays”
GRACE TIFFANY


“‘Sing it to her bones’: Penitential rites in Much Ado About Nothing ”
CHRIS HODGKINS

6:00 pm

Dinner

 

7:30 pm

 Performance of The Winter’s Tale (adapted version) by Lifeline Theater of Chicago
FRANCES LIMONCELLI, Director

 

Saturday, June 7

   

9:30 am

 “Abbreviated Rites and Incomplete Ceremonies: Dramatic Necessity or Official Prohibition”
DAVID GEORGE

 

10:30 am

Light Refreshments

 

11:10 am

 Lecture with Brief Discussion
CHRIS HODGKINS

 

12:15 pm

Institute closes

 




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