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Haverford College


Friday, April 18

5:00 PM Wine and Cheese Reception, Stokes 106
Keynote: Common Room, Founders
6:00 PM

Mark Turner
Case Western Reserve University
"A Muse of Fire, That Would Ascend the Brightest Heaven of Invention"

Gilles Fauconnier
University of California, San Diego
"Time, Death, and Mirrors: Vagaries of the Blending Mind"

Saturday, April 19

Session I: Haverford Whitehead Campus Center, Room 205
9:00-9:30 AM Breakfast
9:30-10:10 AM Eve Sweetser
Department of Linguistics, University of California, Berkeley
"Shakespearean Performance Spaces, and the Voices Between Them"
10:20-11:00 AM Barbara Dancygier
Department of English, University of British Columbia
"Material Objects and the Stage: Meaning-making and Discourse Patterns"
11:10-11:50 AM Mary Thomas Crane
Department of English, Boston College
"Roman World, Egyptian Earth: Cognitive Difference and Empire in Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra "
12:30-1:30 PM Lunch courtesy of the Humanities Center,
R.S.V.P. for lunch by April 11th:

Session II: Haverford Campus Center, Room 205
1:30-2:10 PM Amy Cook
Department of Theater, Emory University
"Hamlet’s Mirror"
2:20-3:00 PM F. Elizabeth Hart
Department of English, University of Connecticut, Storrs
"Parting Company: Blending, Spectatorship, and Hamlet's Homage to Yorick"
3:10-3:50 PM Bruce McConachie
Department of Theater, University of Pittsburgh
"Middle Temple Spectators Blend Boy Actors and Female Characters in Twelfth Night."
4:30-5:30 PM Roundtable with Katharine Eisaman Maus
Department of English, University of Virginia