Desiring History And Historicizing Desire: Sexuality In Early Modern England

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Synopsis

This interdisciplinary conference explores recent conversations in the study of sexuality in early modern England, with particular focus on historicist and queer methodologies, and seeks to move the field beyond current methodological debates by presenting scholarship on the intersection of the history of sexuality with histories of religion, of science, and of imperial expansion.

Episodes

  • Queer Orientations

    21/09/2014 Duration: 41min

    Madhavi Menon, discusses "Queer Orientations". Menon is Professor of English at Ashoka University in Delhi. This talk was included in the conference session topic titled, “Whither Historicism?”.

  • Cruising Historicism: Superficiality and Public Sexual Culture in Early Modern City COmedy

    21/09/2014 Duration: 45min

    James Bromley, discusses "Cruising Historicism: Superficiality and Public Sexual Culture in Early Modern City Comedy". Bromley is Professor of English at Miami University. This talk was included in the conference session topic titled, “Whither Historicism?”.

  • Things Long Past Seem Present: The Temporalities of Rogue Sexuality

    20/09/2014 Duration: 42min

    Ari Friedlander, discusses "Things Long Past Seem Present: The Temporalities of Rogue Sexuality". Dinshaw is Professor the University of Dayton. This talk was included in the conference session topic titled, “Queer Temporalities”.

  • Paradise Lost, Regained, Refracted: Saint Brendan's Isle and the Temporalities and Optics of Desire

    20/09/2014 Duration: 51min

    Carolyn Dinshaw, discusses "Paradise Lost, Regained, Refracted: Saint Brendan's Isle and the Temporalities and Optics of Desire". Dinshaw is Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis, English at New York University. This talk was included in the conference session topic titled, “Queer Temporalities”.

  • John/Eleanor Karras Revisited: Do Clothes Make the Woman?

    20/09/2014 Duration: 48min

    Ruth Mazzo Karras, discusses "John/Eleanor Karras Revisited: Do Clothes Make the Woman?". Karras is Professor of History at the University of Minnesota. This talk was included in the conference session topic titled, “Gender and Desire”.

  • Chasing Chastity: The Case of Desdemona

    20/09/2014 Duration: 37min

    Will Stockton, discusses "Chasing Chastity: The Case of Desdemona". Stockton is Professor at Clemson University with a focus on Renaissance Literature and Queer Theory. This talk was included in the conference session topic titled, “Gender and Desire”.

  • Reading Quarchives

    19/09/2014 Duration: 49min

    Jeffey Masten, discusses "Reading Quarchives". Masten is Professor of English, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Northwestern University. This talk was included in the conference session topic titled, “Queering the Archive”.

  • Desire's Fictional Archives: Reading Early Modern Textuality

    19/09/2014 Duration: 32min

    Carla Freccero, discusses "Desire's Fictional Archives: Reading Early Modern Textuality". Freccero is Professor and Chair of Literature and History of Consciousness, and Professor of Feminist Studies at University California, Santa Cruz. This talk was included in the conference session topic titled, “Queering the Archive”.

  • Desiring Eunuchs

    19/09/2014 Duration: 40min

    Katherine Crawford, discusses "Desiring Enuchs". Crawford is Professor of History at Vanderbilt University. This talk was included in the conference session topic titled, “Queer Pasts”.

  • Boundless Desire, Limited Acts: Empirical Claims and Queer Historiography

    19/09/2014 Duration: 33min

    Mario DiGangi, discusses "Boundless Desire, Limited Acts: Empirical Claims and Queer Historiography". DiGangi is Professor of English at Lehman College and the CUNY Graduate Center. This talk was included in the conference session topic titled, “Queer Pasts”.

  • The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Love in Early Modern Lyric Poetry

    19/09/2014 Duration: 43min

    Melissa Sanchez, discusses “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Love in Early Modern Lyric Poetry”. Sanchez is Graduate Chair, Associate Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania. This talk was included in the conference session topic titled, “Queer Pasts”.

  • Talking Sex

    19/09/2014 Duration: 37min

    Valerie Traub, discusses "Talking Sex”. Traub is the Frederick G. L. Huetwell Professor of English and Women's Studies at the University of Michigan. This talk was included in the conference session topic titled, “(Queer) Historiographies”.

  • Every Bodies Fancy Varies': Historicizing Early Modern Sexual Practice

    19/09/2014 Duration: 41min

    Will Fisher discusses, "'Every Bodies Fancy Varies': Historicizing Early Modern Sexual Practice". Fisher is an English Professor at Lehman College and the CUNY Graduate Center. This talk was included in the conference session topic titled, “(Queer) Historiographies”.

  • Welcoming Remarks by Steve Hindle and Will Stockton

    19/09/2014 Duration: 08min

    Steve Hindle and Will Stockton welcome participants and attendees to the “Desiring History and Historicizing Desire: Sexuality in Early Modern England" conference, held at the Huntington Library on September 19-20, 2014. Hindle is the W. M. Keck Foundation Director of Research at The Huntington. Stockton is Professor at Clemson University with a focus on Renaissance Literature and Queer Theory.