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Steven Mullaney to present lecture entitled "'Do You Believe in Fairies?': Performance and Dimension in the Age of Elizabethan Theatrical Production"

When Oct 15, 2013
from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Where 124 Sparks Building
Contact Name
Contact Phone 814-863-3069

Professor Steven Mullaney teaches early modern drama and cultural theory at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.  He is the author of The Reformation of Emotions in the Age of Shakespeare (Chicago, forthcoming 2014) and The Place of the Stage: License, Play, and Power in Renaissance England (1988 & 1994).  He has also published essays on a range of topics including the theater and reformation history; John Foxe's Book of Martyrs; the impact of the “discovery” of the Americas on French, Italian, Spanish, and English cultures; the ideology of the object in the rationalization of empire; publics and counter-publics in reformation Europe; and the history of social emotions. From 2005 to 2010, he was a founding member and co-participant in “Making Publics: Media, Markets, and Associations in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1700,” an international, multi-disciplinary, collaborative research project funded by the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).  From 2013 to 2019, he will be a founding member and co-participant in a new SSHRC-funded international interdisciplinary project titled “Early Modern Conversions: Religions, Cultures, Cognitive Ecologies.”

Professor Mullaney will be presenting a lecture entitled "‘Do You Believe in Fairies?’: Performance and Dimension in the Age of Elizabethan Theater."