Monday, 28 December
262. Silent Shakespeares
1:45–3:00 p.m., Grand Ballroom Salon I, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the Division on Shakespeare
Presiding: Bruce R. Smith, Univ. of Southern California
1. “The Problematic Silence of Providence in the Problem Plays,” Eric J. Hyman, Fayetteville State Univ.
2. “Signs of Access: Shakespeare and American Sign Language,” Maura Tarnoff, Saint Louis Univ. in Spain
3. “The Rest Is Silence: Shakespeare without Words; or, The Centrality of Performance Traditions in the Substitution of Action for Oration in Early Film Adaptations of Shakespeare,” Anthony R. Guneratne, Florida Atlantic Univ.