Conference – “Scenes in the Other’s Language”

“Scenes in the Other’s Language” is sponsored by Georgia Humanities, the Partner University Fund of the FACE Foundation, the Universityof Georgia, CNRS, IRCL, Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3, the Willson Center for Humanities & Arts, the University of Georgia Libraries, the Athens-Clarke County Library, the departments of English, Theatre and Film Studies, and Romance Languages, the UGA Graduate School, and theUGA Office of Institutional Diversity.All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise specified. Schedule: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1 Panel 1: Latin as Lingua Franca and Code, 10:00 a.m., University of Georgia Special Collections Libraries, Room 268Philip Gilreath, University of Georgia, ChairSam McCracken, University of Georgia: “‘[W]ords have several works’: The Aesthetic Freight of Latin Argot in The SpanishTragedy”Dr. Nathalie Rivère de Carles, Université Toulouse-Jean-Jaurès: “The Ambassador’s Tongue: Multilingual Conversations on the Early ModernStage” Coffee Break, 11 a.m., Room 268, sponsored by the University of Georgia English Department Plenary 1: “Shakespeare as the Other’sLanguage in Films and TV Shows,” 2:00 p.m., Park Hall, Doug Hale Room, Room 265, to be followed by a brief tribute to the late Dr. Christy Desmet, 3:00 p.m., by faculty and students from Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3Sarah Hatchuel, Keynote Speaker, is Professor of Film and Media Studies at the Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3, France, and President of the Société Française Shakespeare. Graduate Student and Faculty Networking Reception, 3:30 p.m., Park Hall, Room 261, sponsored by the University of Georgia Graduate School FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2 Breakfast, 9:30 a.m., Gilbert Hall, Room 219, sponsored by the University ofGeorgia Department of Romance Languages Plenary 2: “‘I cannot tell wat is dat’: Linguistic Conflict in Shakespeare’s King Henry V,” 11:00 a.m., University of Georgia Special Collections Libraries, Room 277Jean-Christophe Mayer, Keynote Speaker, is a Research Professor employed by theFrench National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS). He is also a member of the Institute for Research on the Renaissance, the Neo-classical Ageand the Enlightenment (IRCL) at Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3. Lunch Break, 12:00 p.m., lunch on your own. Please join us for the Women’s Studies Program Friday Speaker Series featuring Dr. Cynthia Turner Camp, UGA English Department, and her talk “A Murdering, if Penitent, Philandress: Queen Elfthryth’s Reputation at Wherwell Abbey” at 12:20 p.m. in the Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 214 (48 Baxter Street, University of Georgia). Panel 2: Shakespeare in Multiple Languages and Registers, 2:30 p.m., University of Georgia Special Collections Libraries, Room 277Mikaela LaFave, University of Georgia, ChairNora Galland, Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3: “Armado or the Other speaking the Native’s Language: Racializing the Spaniard in Love’s Labour’s Lost”CharlèneCruxent, Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3: “‘What’s In a [Foreign] Name?’: Playing on Romance Language Names in Shakespeare’s Plays”Dr. Jennifer Flaherty, Georgia College & State University: “Languages of Love: The Multilingual Shakespeare Project’s Love’s Labour’s Lost” Performance& Talkback: The Rosetta Theatre Project, 3:30-7:00 (20-45-minute drop-ins suggested), Hugh Hodgson School of Music, the Dancz Center for New Music, Room 264 (250 River Road, University of Georgia)During this interactive event, two actors will silently perform two scenes in alternation for several hours: one from Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, and the other from Molière’s Tartuffe. A real-time motion-capture system will generate four animations from the live performance, representing a distinct culture, time period, and artistic style, with distinct character models, scenery and costumes. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3 Panel 3: Speech as Silence and Song, 10:00 a.m., Athens-Clarke County Library AuditoriumNick Ciavarra, University of Georgia, ChairPhilip Gilreath, University of Georgia: “Props and Prostheses: Lavinia, the ‘speechless complainer’”Dr. Miriam Jacobson, University of Georgia: “Titus Andronicus and the Critique of Latinitas”Dr. Erin DeYoung, Savannah State University and other institutions: “The Lady Speaks: Speech as Silence in 1 Henry IV” Break, 11:30 a.m., Athens-Clarke County Library, collation courtesy of the Athens-Clarke County Friends of the Library Roundtable 1: Shakespeare WhileBlack, 12.30 p.m., Athens-Clarke County Library AuditoriumDr. JessicaWalker, University of North Georgia, ChairAlexander Holcey, Deja Watkins, and Fatina Frayall, Savannah State University, Speakers Roundtable 2: Magical Language: Gloria Naylor, Shakespeare, and the Barrier Islands, 2:00 p.m., Athens-Clarke County Library AuditoriumDr. Sujata Iyengar, University of Georgia, ChairDr. Ruth Morse, Paris-Sorbonne-CitéDr. Melissa Cooper, Rutgers University–NewarkKim Waters, University of GeorgiaJoin us for a roundtable discussion of Gloria Naylor’s Mama Day and the history of the Sapelo Islands in Georgia. Light refreshments, 4:00 p.m. Athens-Clarke County Library, courtesy of the Athens-Clarke County Friends of the Library

Tuesday, January 15 at 1:00pm to 1:00am

UGA Campus and ACC Library

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Office of Research, Willson Center for Humanities and Arts
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