Literary Circles in Renaissance England
The Thirteenth Biennial Renaissance Conference
at The University of Michigan-Dearborn
16-17 October 1998
Henry Ford Estate-Fair Lane
Previous Publications | Conference Programme | Registration Form
TED-LARRY PEBWORTH and CLAUDE J. SUMMERS
The University of Michigan-Dearborn
DIANA TREVIÑO BENET
New York University
University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana
ROBERT B. HINMAN
University of Pittsburgh
JUDITH SCHERER HERZ
Concordia University, Montreal
JOHN R. ROBERTS
University of Missouri, Columbia
MICHAEL C. SCHOENFELDT
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
The Conference Organizers wish to express their appreciation to the following for their support:
ROBERT L. SIMPSON, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
JOHN W. PRESLEY, Dean, College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters
PAUL HUGHES, Chair, Department of Humanities
Previous publications from The University of Michigan-Dearborn Renassance Conferences:
The English Civil Wars in the Literary Imagination, ed. Claude J. Summers and Ted-Larry Pebworth (Columbia: University of Missouri Press, forthcoming in 1999).
Representing Women in Renaissance England, ed. Claude J. Summers and Ted-Larry Pebworth (Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1997).
The Wit of Seventeenth-Century Poetry, ed. Claude J. Summers and Ted-Larry Pebworth (Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1995).
Discourses of Desire: Sexuality in Seventheenth-Century Non-Dramatic Literature, ed. Claude J. Summers and Ted-Larry Pebworth (Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1993).
On the Celebrated and Neglected Poems of Andrew Marvell, ed. Claude J. Summers and Ted-Larry Pebworth (Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1992).
"The Muses Common-Weale": Poetry and Politics in the Seventeenth Century, ed. Claude J. Summers and Ted-Larry Pebworth (Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1988).
"Bright Shootes of Everlastingnesse": The Seventeenth-Century Religious Lyric, ed. Claude J. Summers and Ted-Larry Pebworth (Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1987).
The Eagle and the Dove: Reassessing John Donne, ed. Claude J. Summers and Ted-Larry Pebworth (Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1986).
Classic and Cavalier: Essays on Jonson and the Sons of Ben, ed. Claude J. Summers and Ted-Larry Pebworth (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1982).
"Too Rich to Clothe the Sunne": Essays on George Herbert, ed. Claude J. Summers and Ted-Larry Pebworth (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1980).
"Seventeenth-Century Prose," a special issue of Studies in the Literary Imagination, 10 no. 2 (Fall 1977), ed. William A. Sessions and James S. Tillman, Jr.
"Trust to Good Verses": Herrick Tercentenary Essays, ed. Roger B. Rollin and J. Max Patrick (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1978).
Literary Circles in Renaissance England: Programme _________________________________________________________________
THURSDAY, 15 October 1998
Welcoming Cocktails, 8:00-11:00 P.M.
Hospitality Room, Hampton Inn
20061 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn
FRIDAY, 16 October 1998
Coffee, 9:00-9:30 A.M., Gathering Room Henry Ford Estate, University of Michigan-Dearborn
Session I, 9:30-11:00 A.M., Music Room
Moderator, MARY ARSHAGOUNI PAPAZIAN, Oakland University
DIANA TREVIÑO BENET, New York University: "The First Circle: Educating Poets"
TIMOTHY RAYLOR, Carleton College: "Writing in a Circle: William Cavendish and His Invisible Assistants"
JOHN CONSIDINE, University of Alberta: "The Invention of the Literary Circle of Sir Thomas Overbury"
Coffee, 11:00-11:15 A.M.
Session II, 11:15 A.M.-12:15 P.M., Music Room
Moderator, MEG LOTA BROWN, University of Arizona
M. THOMAS HESTER, North Carolina State University: "like a spied Spie: Donnes Baiting of Marlowe"
PAUL PARRISH, Texas A&M University: "Reading Poets Reading Poets: Herbert and Crashaws Literary Ellipse"
Luncheon, 12:15-1:30 P.M., Study and Sun Porch
Session III, 1:30-2:30 P.M., Music Room
Moderator, CATHERINE GIMELLI MARTIN, University of Memphis
DOUGLAS CHAMBERS, University of Toronto: "Their Tusculans and Wimbledons: John Evelyns Literary Circle and the Letters of Antiquity"
LAWRENCE F. RHU, University of South Carolina: "Perfections Heirs: Literary Circles in Sidney and Shakespeare"
Coffee, 2:30-2:45 P.M.
Session IV, 2:45-3:45 P.M., The Pool
MARY ANN STRINGER, University of Southern Mississippi: Piano Recital
Sherry, 7:00-7:30 P.M., Gathering Room
Banquet: Toasts and Tributes to Professor Ted-Larry Pebworth on the Occasion of His Retirement from the Faculty of the University of Michigan-Dearborn, 7:30-10:00 P.M., The Pool
SATURDAY, 17 OCTOBER 1998
Coffee, 9:00-9:30 A.M., Gathering Room
Session V, 9:30-10:30 A.M., Music Room
Moderator, JEFFREY POWERS-BECK, East Tennessee State University
SHARON CADMAN SEELIG, Smith College: "To All Vertuous Ladies in Generall: Aemilia Lanyers Community of Strong Women"
ACHSAH GUIBBORY, University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana: "Conversation, Conversion, Messianic Redemption: Margaret Fell, Menasseh ben Israel, and the Jews"
Coffee, 10:30-10:45 A.M.
Session VI, 10:45 A.M.-12:15 P.M., Music Room
Moderator, JEFFREY JOHNSON, College of Misericordia
ROBERT C. EVANS, Auburn University at Montgomery: "This Art Will Live: Social and Literary Responses to Ben Jonsons The New Inn"
STELLA P. REVARD, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville: "Thomas Stanley and His Register of Friends"
ANNA K. NARDO, Louisiana State University: "A Space for Academic Recreation: Miltons Proposal in The Reason of Church-government"
Luncheon, 12:15-1:30 P.M., The Pool
Session VII, 1:30-2:30 P.M., Music Room
Moderator, HELEN BROOKS, Stanford University
P. G. STANWOOD, University of British Columbia: "Community and Social Order in the Great Tew Circle"
M.L. DONNELLY, Kansas State University: "Great Tew and the Emergence of the Augustan Mode"
Coffee, 2:30-2:45 P.M.
Session VIII, 2:45-3:45 P.M., Music Room
Moderator, DENNIS FLYNN, Bentley College
JULIE YEN, California State University, Sacramento: "A Valediction: of the Book"
JUDITH SCHERER HERZ, Concordia University, Montreal: "Of Circles, Friendship, and the Imperatives of Literary History"
Session IX, 3:45-4:45, Music Room
"Literary Circles in Renaissance England: An Informal Discussion." Panelists: MICHAEL C. SCHOENFELDT, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (Chair); ARTHUR MAROTTI, Wayne State University; JEREMY MAULE, Cambridge University; DEBORA SHUGER, UCLA; and SARA VAN DEN BERG, University of Washington
UM-D Renaissance Conference
Registration Fee: $75.00 (U.S. funds, please), which includes the cocktail party, two luncheons, and coffee breaks, as well as admission to all sessions, but does not include the banquet.
Banquet: Toasts and Tributes to Ted-Larry Pebworth: $35.00 (U.S. funds, please)
Please send this form and a check or money order for $75 (registration only) or $110 (registration and banquet) made out to "UM-D Renaissance Conference" to:
Professor Claude Summers
University of Michigan-Dearborn
Dearborn, Michigan 48128-1491
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