Renaissance Colloquium: Tanya Pollard

Event time: 
Friday, October 6, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:30pm
Linsly-Chittenden Hall (LC ), 319 See map
63 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

Tanya Pollard teaches Shakespeare and early modern drama at Brooklyn College, CUNY. Her books include Greek Tragic Women on Shakespearean Stages (forthcoming from Oxford University Press); Shakespeare’s Theater: A Sourcebook (Blackwell, 2003); Drugs and Theater in Early Modern England (Oxford, 2005), and Shakespearean Sensations: Experiencing Literature in Early Modern England, co-edited with Katharine Craik (Cambridge, 2013). Research and teaching interests include Shakespeare, early modern drama, Greek drama, classical reception, genre theory, theater in performance, the history of medicine, science, bodies, emotions, and gender. Prof. Pollard will speak to us about her most recent research concerning the figure of the Greek tragic heroine on the early modern English stage, drawn from her forthcoming book.