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Bibliography Among the Disciplines

16 October 2017

This weekend I had the pleasure of convening the final plenary at the Rare Book School-sponsored Bibliography Among the Disciplines Conference in Philadelphia with András...

What does the history play mean in 2017?

11 January 2017

“What does the history play mean now? What are the politics and possible stakes of staging, writing, and conducting research on history plays in 2017?” Phyllis Rackin asked...

Returning to the History Play: Time, Affect, Memory – MLA 2017

30 November 2016

I’m excited for MLA Philly for a lot of reasons: friends are coming to town, I’m giving a paper on prophecy from my book manuscript, and I’m convening a roundtable...

Book, Archive, Museum – Notes from the Symposium on 10/28

4 November 2016

Click to read the full symposium program. Last Friday I convened a symposium at Penn State Abington called “Book, Archive, Museum.” Inspired by a new curricular program...