One Day International Conference

Shakespeare's World and Present Challenges

New Faces in interaction

Saturday 22 June 2019

Universidade do Porto

Faculdade de Letras




9.00 Opening of the Conference by officials and the New Faces team

10.00 – Bernhard Klein, University of Kent:
‘The Minion and Its Travels: Sailing to Guinea in the Sixteenth Century

10.45 – Coffee break

11.00-12.45 – Panel 1 – Culture, Gender, Power
Jean-Christophe Mayer, "Shakespeare and the Origins of European Culture Wars"
Miguel Ramalhete Gomes, ‘Shakespeare and Populism’
Juan-Francisco Cerdá, “Time’s Up Tarquine: “The Rape of Lucrece” in the Age of #Metoo"
Nathalie Vienne-Guerrin, ‘LOL and LLL’


12.45 – Lunch break

14.30 - Jacquelyn Bessell, University of Surrey (title tbc)

15.15 – Coffee break

15.30-17.15 – Panel 2 – Nature and Culture, Belief and Aspiration
Martin Procházka, ‘From a Lost Eden to Bio-power: War and Nature in the Henriad’
Lieke Stelling, ‘Wheeling Strangers of Here and Everywhere: Present Issues of Integration and the Early Modern Crises of Conversion
Paola Spinozzi, ‘Promethean Progenies: Francis Bacon's Fathers of Salomon's House, Dr Frankenstein, and Beyond’
Larisa Kocic-Zámbó, ‘Educated Shrews: Shakespeare on Women’s Education and the Crises of our Age’
[rationale: 10’ per speaker plus general discussion]

17.30 – The NF Mariangela Tempera student prize for 2018 – award ceremony

19.00 Students’ poster session


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