Shakespeare and Social Justice (ENGL 719C) Symposium: Day 2

December 5, 2019
3:30 - 6:00 PM
Tawes 3136

As part of their final assignment, graduate students in Amanda Bailey's ENGL 719C: Shakespeare and Social Justice course will present their final projects in a two-day symposium (Thursday, November 21 and Thursday, December 5). This event is open to the public. 

Thursday, November 21

Hour One: Interpretive Dilemmas: Race and Gender on the Early Modern Stage
Michael Lockwood, "Rape's Ecology: Patriarchal Fetishism in Measure for Measure"
Halla Khalil, "'To serve, obey, and love': Erotic Servitude as Political Resistance in Taming of the Shrew"
Cristi Whiskey, TBA

Hour Two: #ShakeRace Theory and Practice
Laura Randolph, TBA
Brandy C. Williams, "On Building on #ShakeRace 'Canon'"
Alexander Garcialuna, "The Highjacking and Objectification of Black and Female Bodies in White Narrative"

Thursday, December 5

Hour One: Gender, Consent, and Queer Misogyny
Ed Myers, "'My Tongue Could Never Learn Sweet, Smoothing Word': Richard III's Queer Misogyny
Alexa Swick, "Teaching Consent through Shakespeare in Abstinence-Required and Abstinence-Only High Schools of the Carolinas"
Mallory Haselberger, "(De/Re)Constructing Shakespeare's Women through the Artist's Book"

Hour Two: Shakespeare and the #MeToo Moment 
Kymberly Drapcho, "'With an Outstretched Throat': Deconstructing Rape Myths for Young Readers of Shakespeare"
Dylan Lewis, "Shakespeare in the #MeToo Era: A Pedagogical Resource"
Kaitlyn Baird, "The Deafening Silence of Sexual Assault: Relating Violation in Shakespeare to Today"