“Measure for Measure: Texts and Performance”
Professor Kirk Melnikoff
March 1, 2011
Kirk Melnikoff teaches courses in Shakespeare and Renaissance literature at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He has published articles in Mosaic, Studies in Philology, Medieval and Renaissance Drama in England, and The Library; and is the editor of Writing Robert Greene: New Essays in England’s First Notorious Professional Writer (Ashgate, 2008) and Robert Greene (Ashgate, 2011). He currently finishing a book entitled Elizabethan Publishing and the Early Development of English Literature.
The UNC Charlotte Shakespeare in Action Center as part of "36 in 6" presents:
"Love’s Labour’s Lost and Modern Performance Contexts: A Workshop"
Please join us for a short informal discussion of the play (available here) incorporating a series of short performances
Robinson Hall 109
Wednesday, October 20, 2010, 5:30-7:00pm
The Shakespeare in Action Center
"No simple maid: Women, Herbal Medicine, and the Complex Heroine of All's Well That Ends Well"
Professor Rebecca Laroche
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
Saturday, Feb. 25th, 10:30-noon
Wing Haven Gardens, Willow Oak Room
248 Ridgewood Avenue, Charlotte, NC
*please park either in the side lot or on the street, Wing Haven side
Professor Laroche is the author of Medical Authority and Englishwomen’s Herbal Texts, 1550-1650 (Ashgate, 2009) and co-editor (with Jennifer Munroe) of Ecofeminist Approaches to Early Modernity (Palgrave, 2011). Professor Laroche was also curator of the recent exhibit (spring 2011) on women and medical knowledge in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries in England at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC and has published in numerous journals and book collections. Her current book project is titled, Our Bodies, Our Gardens: Shakespeare and the Collective Knowledge of Plants.