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Rhetoric and Drama, 2016



News vom 06.12.2017

International Conference Rhetoric and Drama

February 11 to February 12, 2016

Convened by: Dr. DS Mayfield, Prof. Dr. Joachim Küpper

Click here for the flyer, including the agenda. For abstracts of the individual papers, including bibliographies of the respective speakers, click here. The conference proceedings volume has appeared with de Gruyter publlishers and is available online via Open Access.

Conference Schedule

Thursday, February 11, 2016 

16.00 – 16.30

Dr. DS Mayfield

16.30 – 17.30

Prof. Kathy Eden (New York)
“From The Refutation Of Drama To The Drama Of Refutation”

17.45 – 18.45 Prof. Glenn W. Most (Pisa/Chicago) “Sad Stories Of The Death Of Kings: Sovereignty And Monarchy In Tragedy”

Friday, February 12, 2016 

09.00 – 10.00 Prof. Martha Feldman (Chicago) “The Castrato As A Rhetorical Figure”
10.15 – 11.15

Prof. Maria Galli Stampino (Miami) “Family, City, State, And Theater: Carlo Gozzi And The Rhetoric Of Conservatism”

11.30 – 12.30

Prof. Jan Bloemendal (The Hague) “Rhetoric And Neo-Latin Drama:
The Two Tragedies By The ‘Polish Pindar’ Simon Simonides/Szymon Szymonowic (1558–1629): Castus Ioseph And Penthesilea”

14.45 – 15.45

Prof. Jörg Wesche (Duisburg) “Verse Games In German Baroque Plays”

16.00 – 17.00 Prof. Joachim Küpper (Berlin) “Towards A Network Theory Of Cultural Production”
17.30 – 19.30 Closing Discussion
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