Past Romance and Epic Seminars

Past Seminars

Saturday, May 15, 2010
Romance and Epic Seminar
“Body of Death:  The Pauline Inheritance in Donne’s Sermons, Spenser’s Maleger, and Milton’s Sin and Death”Judith H. Anderson, Indiana University
Saturday, October 11, 2008
Romance and Epic Seminar
Juegos and Jinetes:  Romance and Material Culture in the Guerras civiles de Granada, 1595”Barbara Fuchs, University of Pennsylvania
Saturday, March 22, 2008
Romance and Epic Seminar
“The Importance of the Franco-Italian Romance Epic”Leslie Zarker Morgan, Loyola College in Maryland
Saturday, October 20, 2007
Romance and Epic Seminar
“Drinking from Your Father’s Skull:  The Medieval Prehisotry of Renaissance Dynastic Marriage”John Watkins, University of Minnesota
Saturday, September 30, 2006
Romance and Epic Seminar
“ ‘Perhaps’:  Narrator and Narratee in Paradise Lost”William Flesch, Brandeis University
Saturday, October 29, 2005
Romance and Epic Seminar
“Did Shakespeare Write Epic?”Patrick Cheney, Pennsylvania State University
Saturday, April 16, 2005
Romance and Epic Seminar
“Of Women and War:  Moderata Fonte’s ‘Thirteen Cantos of Floridoro’ and the Seduction of Chivalric Romances”Valeria Finucci, Duke University
Saturday, September 18, 2004
Romance and Epic Seminar
“Thought and Thinking in the Faerie Queene”Gordon Teskey, Harvard University
Saturday, April 17, 2004
Romance and Epic Seminar
“The 1590 Faerie Queene in the History of Sexuality”Jonathan Goldberg, Emory UniversityFormerly Johns Hopkins University
Saturday, September 20, 2003
Romance and Epic Seminar
“An Aethiopian Sodomite in Paris:  Love and License in the Orlando furioso,” Heather JamesUniversity of Southern California
Saturday, April 12, 2003
Romance and Epic Seminar
“The Specter of Romance in Sixteenth-Century Epic Theory” Daniel JavitchNew York University
Saturday, April 6, 2002
Romance and Epic Seminar
“Romance Images of the Indian Ocean before the Portuguese Discovery:  Huon of Bordeaux and Others” Michael MurrinUniversity of Chicago
Saturday, October 20, 2001
Romance and Epic Seminar
“Ovid and Spenser’s Faerie Queene” Paul AlpersUniversity of California, Berkley, Emeritus 
Friday, April 6, 2001
Romance and Epic Seminar
“Classical Epic and Early Modern Political Thought in Shakespeare’s First Tetralogy” Mihoko SuzukiUniversity of Miami
Saturday, October 28, 2000
Romance and Epic Seminar
“Spenser, Consideration, and the Law of Fraudulent Conveyence in The Faerie Queen and the View of Ireland,” Charles Ross,Purdue University
Saturday, April 29, 2000
Romance and Epic Seminar
“Fear of Falling:  A Lucretian Epic Motif from Virgil to Tasso to Milton” David Quint,Yale University 
Saturday, October 23, 1999
Romance and Epic Seminar
“Disposition” Elizabeth FowlerYale University now University of Virgina
Saturday, April 24, 1999
Romance and Epic Seminar
“The Romance of Empire:  A Midsummer Night’s Dream” Patricia ParkerStanford University
Saturday, October 24, 1998
Romance and Epic Seminar
“Gates of Horn, Gates of Ivory” Allen MandelbaumWake Forest University and Turin University
Sunday, April 19, 1998
Romance and Epic Seminar
“Revisiting Cissie and Flossie–and Other Choice Bits of Gynephobia in Spenser’s Faerie Queene” Harry Berger, Jr. Emeritus. University of California, Santa Cruz