Monday, 28 December
271. Performing Race: Language and Difference in Early Theater
3:30–4:45 p.m., Congress C, Loews
Program arranged by the Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society
Presiding: Gerard Peter NeCastro, Univ. of Maine, Machias
1. “‘Your Soul Gives Essence to Our Wretched Subjects / Whose Matter Is Incorporate in Your Flesh’: Reconciling Tamburlaine’s Soul and Tamburlaine’s Flesh,” Maggie Ellen Fromm, Univ. of Maryland, College Park
2. “‘Gods Vast, Naybor, Zay Ye Zo?’: Code Switching, Dialect, and Difference on the Early English Stage,” Lindsey Jones, Michigan State Univ.
3. “Christians Turned Turk: Apostasy, Masculinity, and Race on the Early Modern Stage,” Ambereen Dadabhoy, Bogazici Univ.