Reconsidering Early Modern Women’s Chastity, Silence, and Obedience–2 panels of interest at the Northeast MLA

by Jessica C. Murphy

Here are two panels you should come to if you are at the Northeast MLA April 10-13 in Buffalo. They are both on Saturday, April 12th.

 

Saturday 8:30-10 AM

Reconsidering Early Modern Women’s Chastity, Silence, and Obedience

Chair: Jessica C. Murphy, University of California-Santa Barbara

  • “Elizabeth Cary’s Female Trinity: Breaking Custom with Mosaic Law in The Tragedy of Mariam

Cristina León Alfar, Hunter College

  • “‘Her Head is Cut Off’: Middleton’s Widows and their Division from Virtue”

Nathaniel Leonard, University of Massachusetts

  • “Advice to the Ladies of London: Broadside Ballads and Feminine Virtue”

Jessica C. Murphy, University of California-Santa Barbara

Saturday 3:15-4:45

Reconsidering Early Modern Women’s Chastity, Silence, and Obedience II

Chair: Elisa Oh, Boston University

  • “Shakespeare’s Aural Insurgents”

Keith M. Botelho, Kennesaw State University

  • “‘My Heart Was Puffed Up With Pride’: Spectacle, Silence, and Authority in The Narrative of the Persecutions of Agnes Beaumont

Andrea Fabrizio, CUNY Graduate Center

  • “Embodied Ideals in Elizabethan and Jacobean Drama”

Jennifer Forsyth, Kutztown University

  • “In/authentic Femininity: Viola and Epicoene’s Intentional Silences”

Elisa Oh, Boston University

Unfortunately, the following presenter is unable to attend:

  • “Venus’ Nuns: Hero, Helen and the Psychology of Renaissance Chastity”

Paul Gleed, SUNY Binghamton

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