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Resurrecting Men In Tights: Chaucer *Milton Shakespeare* Spenser

Dead White Guys for Modern Times

Politics, Religion, Censorship, & Sex Learn why literature's greatest minds still matter. Friday, April 5, 2013



Resurrecting Men in Tights • 9:00-9:15 Welcome, Michigan Rooms B • 9:15-10:00 Panel 1, Michigan Rooms B Creative Artists—Re-inventing Works Natalie Broda: Ode to Great Writers! Sarah Evangelista: poem on Red Crosse Knight Candace Lester: painting of “Ambition” Andrea Edwards: sketches of the deadly sins / painting Katie Brokaw: King Lear painting Nadia Alamah: fiction: Britomart as a Muslim girl ~~~~~~~~~~ • 9:15-9:55 Panel 2, Michigan Room C Learning from Experience / Red Crosse Knight & the Reader Stephanie Ruddock: Monster Error and all the baby errors Sarah Kenney: Red Crosse's Biggest Enemy: Despaire & Reflection Mary Robinson: The Reader's journey & what She Learns


• 10:00-11:00 Panel 3, Michigan Room B Taking Off the Tights—Sex in the Fairie Queene -Sam Wells – Red Crosse's issues -Connor Tinnin – Sex & Monsters -Nadia Alamah—Slut Shaming • 10:00-11:00 Panel 4, Michigan Room C Personal v. Political: The Real Effects of Reading Lauren Florida: Spenser's FQ allegories—what purpose? Andrea Edwards: Colin's love story & Spenser's Political Complaint Bob Gidcumb: I see all my past mistakes: Am I reading wrong? Candace Lester: Confronting Cultural Constructs with Milton's “Lycidas” • 10:00-11:00 Panel 5, KIVA Women in Shakespeare: How Real? Teresa Lindhurst: Shakespeare as a proto-feminist Rebecca Blakeney: Kate Untamed but Equal Amy Hartwig: A Shrew by any other Name … Michal Kirkwood: Women and Shakespeare Schuyler Ferguson “Did She Say Yes?”


11:00-12:00 Panel 6, Michigan Room B Areopa—What? Why every American Must Read Areopagitica! Sarah Kenney Connor Tinnin John Heron Natalie Broda Nadia Alamah 11:00-12:00 Panel 7, Michigan Room C Shakespeare: Wrestling with Shakespeare / Beyond the Text Zach Anderson: Brother Arts: Shakespeare and Professional Wrestling Michal Kirkwood: Shakespeare's Revolutionary Art Amy Hartwig: Wrestling with Characters / Good-bye Stereotypes Amanda Honold: “Ax & Fire: The Merchant of Venice and Organized Religion” 12:00 LUNCH in the KIVA


12:30-1:30 SHAKESPEARE ROAST in the KIVA *Please note: the Roast may contain adult language

1:30-EVENT END: Panel 8, in the KIVA Chaucer Recitations

- Shannon Huffman reading from the Old English elegiac poem “The Seafare - Tiffini Hurley (“The Miller's Tale” or “The Wife of Bath's Prologue.”) - Jonathon opening lines of Chaucer's “General Prologue.” Reading and discussing favorite passages - JoAnn Zak - Susanna Bird -Jennifer Onufry -Stephanie Ruddock -Ellen Smith -Bob Gidcumb -Audrey Ditri Wrap-Up / Closing Statements

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Resurrecting Men in Tights  
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Program for the 2013 Resurrecting Men in Tights