Anglistik und Amerikanistik

Ben Jonson: Literary Transactions across Cultural Environments


International Conference at Würzburg University; conference venue: Tagungszentrum Burkardushaus

conference venue: Tagungszentrum Burkardushaus, Am Bruderhof 1


Thursday, 29.06.2017

18:00-18:30    welcome & introduction (Isabel Karremann)

18:30-20:00   public keynote lecture by Martin Butler (Leeds University), "Jonson in the Republic of Letters"            

Friday, 30.06.2017

09:30-10:30    James Loxley (Edinburgh University), "Be Here Now – the Jonsonian Soliloquy"

10:30-11:30    Peter Berek (Mount Holyoke College, MA), " Poetaster, the Poetomachia, and the Theatrical Public"

tea & coffee break

11:45-12:45    Bill Kerwin (University of Missouri), "Epigrammatic Transactions: What Collides in Ben Jonson’s Poetry"

13:30-14:30    Leon Grek (Princeton University), "Jonsonian Comedy in Rome and Athens"

14:30-15:30    Julianne Mentzer (University of St Andrews), "Cross-Cultural Stylistic and Rhetorical Shifts in Ben Jonson’s Everyman in His Humour"

tea & coffee break

16:00-17:00    Erica Sheen (University of York), "Short-legged hens in both: Fluellenism revisited in Henry IV.2 and 'Inviting a Friend to Supper'"

18:15 guided walk from hotel to Residenz

18:30-19:30    exhibition “Julius Echter – Patron of Arts” on Renaissance Prince-Bishop Julius Echter, Martin-von-Wagner Museum, Residenz Würzburg (entrance through second inner court of the south wing)

Saturday, 01.07.2017

10:00-11:30    public keynote lecture by Julie Sanders (Newcastle University), “String Theory: Maritime and Disciplinary Geographies in Jonsonian Drama”      

tea & coffee break

12:00-13:00    Lucy Munro (King's College London), "Jonson's Playhouses"

14:00-15:00    Andrew Bozio (Skidmore College, NY), "Bartholomew Fair and the Performativity of Place"

15:00-16:00    Isabel Karremann (University of Würzburg), “Jonson’s Memory Sites: Page – Stage – Court”

end of conference