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  Linda Gregerson
Caroline Walker Bynum Distinguished University Professor
of English Language and Literature

University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109


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poetry readings (selected):

The New Salon, sponsored by the Poetry Society of America and the NYU Program in Creative Writing (New York City), April 2012
Authors' Forum, University of Michigan Library (Ann Arbor, Michigan), April 2012
Blacksmith Poetry Series (Cambridge, Massachusetts), April 2012
Emory University (Atlanta, Georgia), March 2012
Folger Shakespeare Library (Washington D.C.), February 2012
Virginia Commonwealth University (Richmond, Virginia), February 2012
Simon Fraser University (Vancouver, British Columbia), January 2012
Oklahoma State University (Stillwater, Oklahoma), November 2011
Pennsylvania State University (State College, Pennsylvania), September 2011
Prague Seminars (Prague, Czech Republic), July 2011
College of St. Scholastica (Duluth, Minnesota), March 2011
University of Illinois, Chicago (Chicago, Illinois), March 2011
Rice University (Houston, Texas), February 2011
Fordham University, Lincoln Center (New York, New York), January 2011
Illinois Wesleyan University (Bloomington, Illinois), January 2011
KGB Reading Series (New York, New York), November 2010
Chicago Humanities Festival (Chicago, Illinois), November 2010
Breadloaf Writers Conference (Ripton, Vermont), August 2010
The Wordsworth Trust (Grasmere, Cumbria, UK), August 2010
Beloit College (Beloit, Wisconsin), March 2010
University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Michigan), February 2010
University of Maryland (College Park, Maryland), October 2009
Bowling Green University (Bowling Green, Ohio), September 2009
Scottish Poetry Library (Edinburgh, Scotland), June 2009
Glasgow Poetry Society (Glasgow, Scotland), June 2009
LA Times Festival of Books (Los Angeles, California), April 2009
Los Angeles Public Library (Los Angeles, California), April 2009
Associazione Italo-Britannica of Genova (Genova, Italy), April 2009
University of Stirling (Stirling, Scotland), March 2009
University of St. Andrews (St. Andrews, Scotland), March 2009
University of California Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, California), January 2009
Bellagio Conference and Study Center (Bellagio, Italy), November 2008
U.S. Air Force Academy (Colorado Springs, Colorado), February 2008
George Mason University (Fairfax, Virginia), February 2008
Barnard College (New York, New York), February 2008
Brigham Young University (Provo, Utah), January 2008
University of Washington (Seattle, Washington), January 2008
National Book Award Finalists Reading (New York, New York), November 2007
Reading from A to B (New York, New York), May 2007
University of California, Irvine (Irvine, California), April 2007
The Poets House (New York, New York), March 2007
Drew University (Madison, New Jersey), February 2007
University of Memphis (Memphis, Tennessee), November 2006
Bread Loaf Writers Conference (Ripton, Vermont), August 2006
St. Claire Community College (Port Huron, Michigan), April 2006
Vanderbilt University (Nashville, Tennessee), March 2006
Washington University (St. Louis, Missouri), February 2006
Sarah Lawrence College (Bronxville, New York), February 2006
The Frost Place (Franconia, New Hampshire), August 2005
Kenyon College (Gambier, Ohio), June 2005
Claremont Mckenna College (Claremont, California) February 2005
Loyola Marymount College (Los Angeles, California) February 2005
The Scarab Club (Detroit, Michigan) January 2005
Warren Wilson College (Asheville, North Carolina) January 2005
University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Michigan) December 2004
University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, Minnesota) October 2004
University of Southern California (Los Angeles, California) October 2004
Romanian Writers Union (Bucharest, Romania) September 2004
University of Wisconsin (Madison, Wisconsin) September 2004
Prague Writing Seminars (Prague, Czech Republic) July 2004
Kenyon College (Gambier, Ohio) June 2004
Dartmouth College (Hanover, New Hampshire) May 2004
Stadler Poetry Center, Bucknell University (Lewisburg, Pennsylvania), April 2004
University of Colorado (Boulder, Colorado), February 2004
Long Beach Festival of Woman Authors (Long Beach, California), January 2004
Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania), January 2004
Claremont Graduate University (Claremont, California) January 2004
University of Missouri-Columbia (Columbia, Missouri), November 2003
Loyola University (Baltimore, Maryland), October 2003
Downtown Writers’ Center (Syracuse, New York), October 2003
Wells College (Aurora, New York), October 2003
SUNY Brockport (Brockport, New York), October 2003
Wheaton College (Wheaton, Illinois), October 2003
Oakland University (Oakland, Michigan), September 2003
Bread Loaf Writers Conference (Ripton, Vermont) 2003
Krakow Seminars, Jagiellonian University (Krakow, Poland) 2003
University of Cincinnati (Cincinnati, Ohio) 2003
Sackler Museum, Harvard University (Cambridge, Massachusetts) 2003
The Getty Museum (Los Angeles, California) 2003
The Writers Voice (Detroit, Michigan) 2003
Ohio Wesleyan University (Delaware, Ohio) 2003
Voice of America (worldwide English broadcast service) 2003
Library of Congress (Washington DC) 2003
Richard Stockton College (Princeton, New Jersey) 2003
Princeton University (Princeton, New Jersey) 2003
University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Michigan) 2003
Folger Shakespeare Library (Washington DC) 2003
Mt. Hood Community College (Gresham, Oregon) 2002
University of Oregon (Eugene, Oregon) 2002
Portland State University (Portland, Oregon) 2002
Portland Community College (Portland, Oregon) 2002
University of Maryland (College Park, Maryland) 2002
University of Arizona Poetry Center (Tucson, Arizona) 2002
Prague Writing Seminars (Prague, Czech Republic) 2002
Kenyon College (Gambier, Ohio) 2002
Chelsea Little Professor Book Center (Chelsea, Michigan) 2002
University of Chicago (Chicago, Illinois) 2002
Shaman Drum Bookstore (Ann Arbor, Michigan) 2002
University of Virginia (Charlottesville, Virginia) 2002
Tufts University (Medford, Massachusetts) 2001
Northern Michigan University (Marquette, Michigan) 2001
Scottish Poetry Library (Edinburgh, Scotland) 2001
Kenyon College (Gambier, Ohio) 2001
University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Michigan) 2001
Warren Wilson College (Asheville, North Carolina) 2001
Bread Loaf Writers Conference (Middlebury, Vermont) 2000
Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität (Frankfurt, Germany) 2000
University of Stirling (Scotland) 2000
St. Andrews University (Scotland) 2000
University of Glasgow (Scotland) 2000
University of Rochester (Rochester, New York) 1999
University of Michigan, Flint (Flint, Michigan) 1999
Oberlin College (Oberlin, Ohio) 1998
University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Michigan) 1998
University of North Carolina, Greensboro (Greensboro, North Carolina) 1998
Warren Wilson College (Asheville, North Carolina) 1998
Vermont Studio Center (Johnson, Vermont) 1998
Brighton District Library (Brighton, Michigan) 1998
Beall Poetry Festival, Baylor University (Waco, Texas) 1998
Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art (Ridgefield, Connecticut) 1998
Lake Effect Writers Conference (Salt Lake City, Utah) 1998
Westminster College (Salt Lake City, Utah) 1998
Read between the Lines Bookstore (Milford, Michigan) 1998
Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, Michigan) 1998
Poets & Writers, Borders Bookstore (Flint, Michigan) 1997
The Tattered Cover (Denver, Colorado) 1997
Harvard Bookstore/First Parish of Cambridge (Cambridge, Massachusetts) 1997
Book Haven Bookstore/Yale University (New Haven, Connecticut) 1997
Sarah Lawrence College (Bronxville, New York) 1997
University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Michigan) 1996
Denison University (Granville, Ohio) 1996
Prairie Lights Bookstore/Iowa Writers Workshop (Iowa City, Iowa) 1996
Shaman Drum Bookstore (Ann Arbor, Michigan) 1996
Radio Station WCBN 88.3 FM (Ann Arbor, Michigan) 1995
University of Zürich (Zürich, Switzerland) 1994
University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Michigan) 1994
Indiana University (Bloomington, Indiana) 1993
National Humanities Center (Research Triangle Park, North Carolina) 1991
University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Michigan) 1991
Harvard University (Cambridge, Massachusetts) 1987
Writers at Work Conference (Park City, Utah) 1986
Utah State University (Logan, Utah) 1986
University of Oregon (Eugene, Oregon) 1985
Portland State University (Portland, Oregon) 1985
Reed College (Portland, Oregon) 1985
Peninsula College (Port Angeles, Washington) 1985
Seattle Academy (Seattle, Washington) 1985
Wells College (Aurora, New York) 1985
Radio Station WMFO 91.5 FM (Medford, Massachusetts) 1985
Blacksmith House (Cambridge, Massachusetts) 1984
State University of New York (Cortland, New York) 1984
Hobart and William Smith Colleges (Geneva, New York) 1984
Wichita State University (Wichita, Kansas) 1983
Kansas State University (Manhattan, Kansas) 1983
Wellesley College (Wellesley, Massachusetts) 1983
University of Utah (Salt Lake City, Utah) 1983
Oberlin College (Oberlin, Ohio) 1981
Stanford University (Stanford, California) 1980
Ploughshares Bookstore (Palo Alto, California) 1978
University of Iowa (Iowa City, Iowa) 1977
 

conference papers, colloquia, broadcasts, invited lectures (Selected)

“Poetry and Politics," panelist, 20th Anniversary of the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Awards, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont CA, April 18, 2012.

"Raptor," paper presented to the seminar on the Nonhuman Renaissance, Shakespeare Association of America, Boston MA, April 6, 2012.

"Temporality in the Poetry of Edmund Spenser and John Milton," lecture, Poets' House, New York NY, February 18, 2012.

"Telling Time," paper presented to the Poetry and Poetics Workshop, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI, January 25, 2012.

"Telling Time," Hugh Maclean Memorial Lecture delivered at the International Spenser Society Annual Luncheon, Seattle WA, January 7, 2012.

"Raptor," paper delivered at the annual meetings of the Modern Language Association, panel arranged by the Division on Seventeenth Century Literature, Seattle WA, January 5, 2012.

"Milton and the Scattered Nation,” Pennsylvania State University, September 22, 2011.

"Poetry and the World," presentation to the Board of Advisors, Kenyon Review, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, June 3, 2011.

"Poetic Process," a two-day seminar offered at the Institute for the Humanities, University of Michigan, May 20-21, 2011.

"Open Voicing: Wyatt and Shakespeare," Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies Shakespeare Symposium, UCLA, May 13, 2011.

"Milton and the Scattered Nation," University of Illinois at Chicago, February 25, 2011.

"Against Biography," paper delivered as part of the panel Whitman for Writers at the annual meeting of the Associated Writing Programs, Washington DC, February 4, 2011.

Panelist, "Remembrance of Things Past: Scholar-Poets on Renaissance and Contemporary Poems," Annual Meeting of the Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers, Princeton, November 2010.

"Samson Agonistes and the Logic of Nation," paper delivered to the Transitions to Modernity Colloquium, Yale University, October 2010.

"Samson and the Scattered Nation," paper delivered at Vanderbilt University, February 2010.

"Samson and the Scattered Nation," paper delivered to the Oxford Renaissance Seminar, Oxford University, May 2009.

"Violence and the Word: Ben Jonson on Stage," paper delivered at the Center for Cultural Studies, University of Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz CA, January 2009.

"Samson and the Scattered Nation," paper delivered at the conference Milton at 400, Stanford CA, December 2008.

"The Space between Breast and Lips: Ben Jonson's Sejanus," paper presented as part of the seminar Traversing the Spaces between Bodies at the Thirty-Third International Shakespeare Conference, Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon, August 2008.

"On Scale," keynote lecture, Utah Symposium in Science and Literature, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, February 2008.

"Syntax and Poetic Line: Milton's Nineteenth Sonnet," paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Associated Writing Programs, New York, January-February 2008.

"Words and Things: George Herbert," paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Associated Writing Programs, New York, January-February 2008.

"Milton and Displacement," paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Modern Language Association, panel arranged by the Milton Society of America, Chicago, December 2007.

Panelist, "Terrific Threshold: Relations between MFA Programs and English Departments in the New Century."
Plenary Session, Annual Meeting of the Association of Literary Scholars and Critics, Chicago, October 2007.

"Mortal Time," paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Associate Writing Programs, Atlanta, March 2007.

"Life among Others: The Social Life of Poems," lecture delivered at the Bread Loaf Writers Conference, August 2006.

"Spenser’s Georgic," plenary address delivered at the Fourth International Spenser Society Conference, Toronto, May 2006.

"Daily Labor: On the Poetry of Stanley Plumly" paper presented at the annual meeting of the Associated Writing Programs, Austin, Texas, March 2006.

"The Social Life of Poems," Hurst lecture delivered at Washington University, St. Louis, March 2006.

"Community after the Commonwealth," paper delivered to the annual meeting of the Renaissance Society of America, as part of the panel "John Milton: Providence and Politics," Cambridge (UK), April 2005.

"Rhetorical Contract in the Lyric Poem," paper delivered as part of the Brown Bag Lecture Series, Institute for the Humanities, University of Michigan, April 2005.

"Life among Others: People in the Lyric Landscape," paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Associate Writing Programs, Vancouver, March 2005.

"Poets/Critics" paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Associated Writing Programs, Vancouver, March 2005.

"Poetic Embodiment," lecture delivered at Warren Wilson College, January 2005.

"Milton and the Irish," paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Modern Language Association, panel arranged by the Milton Society of America, Philadelphia, December 2004.

"Poetic Embodiment," paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Modern Language Association, as part of the panel New Perspectives on Literature, Illness, and Health, Philadelphia, December 2004.

"Violence and the Word: Ben Jonson’s Sejanus," lecture presented at the University of Southern California, October 2004.

"The Commonwealth of the Word," lecture presented at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, September 2004.

"Conversion and the Commonwealth," paper presented to the seminar on Morphologies of Conversion, annual meeting of the Shakespeare Association of America, New Orleans, April 2004.

"Faith and the Impossible: The Gay Sublime," paper presented at the annual meeting of the Associated Writing Programs, Chicago, March 2004.

"Creative Reading," paper presented at the annual meeting of the Associated Writing Programs, Chicago, March 2004.

"Poetry and the Roundworm: c. elegans," lecture delivered to the University of Michigan Society of Fellows, November 2003.

"The Social Life of Poems," lecture delivered at the University of Missouri, Columbia, November 2003.

"Off the Page: The Lyric and Cultural Embeddedness," lecture delivered at the Bread Loaf Writers Conference, August 2003.

"Off the Page: The Lyric and Cultural Embeddedness," lecture delivered at the University of Cincinnati, May 2003.

"Rhetorical Contract," lecture delivered at the University of Cincinnati, May 2003.

"Off the Page: The Lyric and Cultural Embeddedness," paper delivered at a Conference on Poetry and Poetics, Oberlin College, April 2003.

"Technologies of Memory: The Circum-Atlantic World in Early Modernity," conference organized for the University of Michigan Atlantic Studies Initiative and the Medieval and Early Modern Studies Program, Ann Arbor, March 2003.

"A World Elsewhere: Coriolanus and Cultural Exile," panel chaired and organized for the Royal Shakespeare Company residency, University of Michigan, March 2003.

"Imagining a Lost World: A Conversation with Martha Clarke," panel discussion with Martha Clarke, University of Michigan, February 2003.

"Letters from the Poetry Archive," (a reading with Diane Ackerman, Galway Kinnell, Joseph Parisi, and Charles Wright) in celebration of the 90th anniversary of Poetry magazine, 92nd Street Y, New York City, December 2002.

"Letters from the Poetry Archive," (a reading with Billy Collins), Cathedral of St. James in celebration of the 90th anniversary of Poetry magazine, Chicago, November 2002.

"The Social Life of Poems," lecture delivered at the Mountain Writers Center, Portland, Oregon, November 2002.

"Medea and the Abbey Theatre," panel discussion with Deborah Warner and Fiona Shaw, University of Michigan, October 2002.

"French Marriages and the Protestant Nation in Shakespeare’s History Plays," paper presented at the University of Maryland, October 2002.

"Rough Wooing: French Marriages, English History, and the Comic Interim," paper presented as part of the seminar on Reading the Comedies in Their Cultural and Political Contexts at the Thirtieth International Shakespeare Conference, Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon, August 2002.

"The Poetics of Conversion: New England, Old England, and the Praying Indians," paper presented at the University of Chicago, May 2002.

"Technologies and Memory / Technologies of Memory: Negotiating Difference across the Atlantic in the Early Modern Period," colloquium chaired for the University of Michigan Atlantic Studies Initiative and the Medieval and Early Modern Studies Program, Ann Arbor, March 2002

"Making a Place for Literature," conference organized at the University of Michigan for editors, writers, and literary critics, March 2002.

"The European Venture into New England," paper presented at the annual meeting of the Council for European Studies, Chicago, March 2002.

"The Ode: The Mind of the Lyric," paper presented at the annual meeting of the Associated Writing Programs, New Orleans, March 2002.

"The Commonwealth of the Word: New England, Old England, and the Praying Indians," paper presented at the University of Virginia, February 2002.

"Conversion and the Commonwealth: New England’s Praying Indians," paper presented at the conference Changing States: Travel and Conversion in the Early Modern Period, sponsored by the Program in Medieval and Early Modern Studies, University of Michigan, January 2002.

"The Seven Last Words of Christ: A Conversation with Mark Strand," Master of Arts Public Interview, University Musical Society, University of Michigan, January 2002.

"The Commonwealth of the Word: New England, Old England, and the Praying Indians," paper presented at Tufts University, November 2001.

"Anatomizing Death," paper delivered at the conference The Place of Spenser: Words, Worlds, Works, Pembroke College, Cambridge University, July 2001.

"Violence and the Word: Messages and Agency in Sejanus," paper presented as part of the seminar on Messengers and Communication in Shakespearean and Renaissance Drama, Seventh World Shakespeare Congress, Valencia, Spain, April 2001.

WCBN Living Writers Show, interview with Peter Sparling, March 2001.

"Against Interpretation: Ben Jonson and Poetic Form," paper delivered at the conference New Formalisms and the Lyric in History, sponsored by the Program in Medieval and Early Modern Studies, University of Michigan, January 2001.

"Rhetorical Contract in the Lyric Poem," Warren Wilson College, January 2001.

"American English," panelist at the Center for the Book (sponsored by the American Heritage Dictionary), Minneapolis, November 2000.

"Ben Jonson and the Loathèd Word," paper delivered at the Bread Loaf Writers Conference, Middlebury, Vermont, August 2000.

"The Secrets of Princes: Sexual Scandal and the Tudor Court," paper delivered at the conference Zur Geschichte des Geheimnisses / The History of Secrets, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt, Germany, May 2000.

"Split Subjects: Nation and Reformation on the Early Modern Stage," panel organized and chaired for the annual meeting of the Shakespeare Association of America, Montreal, April 2000.

"The American Elegy," paper presented at the annual meeting of the Associated Writing Programs, Kansas City, March/April 2000.

"Ben Jonson and the Loathèd Word," paper delivered at St. Andrews University, March 2000.

"Ben Jonson and the Loathèd Word," paper delivered at the University of Glasgow, February 2000.

"Ben Jonson and the Loathèd Word," paper delivered at Dartmouth College, January 2000.

"The Renaissance Rhetoric Book," panel organized and chaired for the Division on Literature of the English Renaissance, excluding Shakespeare, at the annual meeting of the Modern Language Association, Chicago, December 1999.

"Ben Jonson and the Loathèd Word," paper delivered at the University of Rochester, October 1999.

"Staging the Text: Ben Jonson's Sejanus," paper delivered to the Early Modern Colloquium, University of Michigan, September 1999

"Milton’s Post-Modernity: Community after the Commonwealth," paper delivered at the Sixth International Milton Symposium, University of York, York, England, July 1999.

"Spenser and Death," panelist at the 34th International Congress on Medieval Studies (Spenser at Kalamazoo), Western Michigan University, May 1999.

"The Commonwealth of the Word: England and the Praying Indians," paper delivered at the conference Archipelagic Identities 1485-1707, Hertford College, Oxford University, April 1999.

"Historicizing Form, 1509-1625: Performance," panel organized and chaired for the Division on Literature of the English Renaissance, excluding Shakespeare, at the annual meeting of the Modern Language Association, San Francisco, December 1998.

"England and the Praying Indians," paper delivered at the University of North Carolina--Greensboro, September 1998.

"Putting the Modern in Its Place," panelist, sponsored by the Program for the Comparative Study of Social Transformation, University of Michigan, September 1998.

"On Transparency," lecture delivered at Warren Wilson College, July 1998.

"Milton’s Post-Modernity: Community after the Commonwealth," paper presented to the Newberry Library Milton Seminar, Chicago, May 1998.

"Formalism and Historicism: The Fate of Reading the Renaissance in Post-Modernity," panelist at the annual meeting of the Renaissance Society of America, University of Maryland, March 1998.

"Staging the Text: Sejanus," paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Shakespeare Association of America, Cleveland, March 1998.

"Print and Protestantism," panel organized and chaired for the Division on Literature of the English Renaissance, excluding Shakespeare, at the annual meeting of the Modern Language Association, Toronto, December 1997.

"The Consolation of Philosophy," Tisch Seminar on the Future of the Humanities, University of Michigan, September 1997.

"Merchandizing Souls: The New England Plantation," paper delivered as part of the British Studies Symposium on Colonial Contexts, University of Michigan, February 1997.

"Staging the Forest: Performance, Text, and Image," a dialogue with choreographer Peter Sparling on the Creative Process, Institute for the Humanities, University of Michigan, January 1997.

"The Market in Religion: Mercantilism, Empire, Conversion, Wealth," paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Modern Language Association, panel arranged by the Division for Comparative Studies in Renaissance and Baroque Literature, Washington, D.C., December 1996.

"The Sociopathy of Domestic Space," special session organized and co-chaired for the annual meeting of the Modern Language Association, Washington, D.C., December 1996.

"Poetry, Criticism, and the Question of Public Language," seminar presentation to the Michigan Journalism Fellows, University of Michigan, December 1996.

"Colonials Write the Commonwealth: Spenser, Milton, and England on the Margins," paper delivered at Denison University, November 1996.

"'Foxe's Renaissance Page' and 'Faces of Victorian Fiction,'" panel chaired at a conference on The Iconic Page: In Manuscript, Print, and Digital Culture," University of Michigan, October 1996.

"Colonials Write the Commonwealth: Spenser, Milton, and England on the Margins," paper delivered as part of the panel on The Racial Polity at the conference The Faerie Queene in the World: 1596-1996, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, September 1996.

"Building Histories," workshop co-chaired at the conference The Faerie Queene in the World: 1596-1996, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, September 1996.

"Engendering the Nation: Corporate Identity, Sexual Scandal, and the Legible Body," paper presented as part of the seminar on Shakespeare and the Languages of Sexuality, International Shakespeare Conference, The Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon, August 1996.

"A Colonial Writes the Commonwealth: Milton's History of Britain," paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Renaissance Society of America, Bloomington, April 1996.

"Poetry and Emotion," talk delivered to the fellows and associates of the Institute for the Humanities, University of Michigan, January 1996.

"A Colonial Writes the Commonwealth: Milton's History of Britain," paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Modern Language Association, panel arranged by the Milton Society of America, Chicago, December 1995.

"Imagining the Nation: England and Empire," panel chaired for the Division on Literature of the English Renaissance, excluding Shakespeare, at the annual meeting of the Modern Language Association, Chicago, December 1995.

"Native Tongues: Effeminization, Miscegenation, and the Construction of Tudor Nationalism," paper delivered at a conference on Nationalism and Subjectivity in Early Modern Europe, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt, Germany, September 1995.

"A Colonial Writes the Commonwealth: Milton's History of Britain," paper delivered at the Fifth International Milton Symposium, University of Wales, Bangor, Wales, July 1995.

"Recent American Poetry," colloquium directed at the Fourth Annual Humanities Camp, Institute for the Humanities, University of Michigan, May 1995.

"What Is My Nation?," commentary on papers presented to the seminar on the Languages of National Identity in Tudor-Stuart England, annual meeting of the Shakespeare Association of America, Chicago, March 1995.

"Milton's Reformation of the Subject," paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Modern Language Association, panel arranged by the Division on Seventeenth-Century English Literature, San Diego, December 1994.

"Native Tongues: Effeminization, Miscegenation, and the Construction of Tudor Nationalism," paper presented to the Englisches Seminar, University of Zürich, October 1994.

"Native Tongues: Effeminization, Miscegenation, and the Construction of Tudor Nationalism," paper presented to the Program for the Comparative Study of Social Transformations, University of Michigan, October 1994.

"Native Tongues: Effeminization, Miscegenation, and the Construction of Tudor Nationalism," paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Shakespeare Association of America, Albuquerque, April 1994.

"Patriarchy's Double Bind: Milton and the Reformation of the Subject," paper delivered at the University of Pennsylvania, March 1994.

"Native Tongues: Effeminization, Miscegenation, and the Construction of Tudor Nationalism," paper delivered at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, March 1994.

"Incorporating Spenser," panel chaired for the Spenser Society at the annual meeting of the Modern Language Association, Toronto, December 1993.

"Public Poet, Public Critic," broadcast on "Soundings," National Public Radio, January 1993.

"Native Tongues: Effeminization, Miscegenation, and the Construction of Tudor Nationalism," paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Modern Language Association, panel arranged by the Shakespeare Division, New York, December 1992.

"Elizabeth and Company," broadcast on "Soundings," National Public Radio, October 1992.

"Prizewinning Poetry," broadcast on "Soundings," National Public Radio, May 1992.

"Native Characters: Violence and Domestic Inscription," paper presented as part of the seminar on Domestic and Sexual Violence in Early Modern England, annual meeting of the Shakespeare Association of America, Kansas City, Missouri, April 1992.

"Powers of Desire: Specularity and the Subject of the Tudor State," paper presented at an interdisciplinary conference on Power: Thinking Across the Disciplines, sponsored by the Program for the Comparative Study of Social Transformations, University of Michigan, January 1992.

"Misremembering History: Justice and the Riddle of the Sphinx," paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Modern Language Association, panel arranged by the Spenser Society, San Francisco, December 1991.

"The Movement Towards Civil Society in Central and Eastern Europe," panel chaired at an international conference on the Idea of a Civil Society, sponsored by the National Humanities Center, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, November 1991.

"Dumb Characters: Violence and the Letter in Titus Andronicus," paper presented as part of the seminar on the Body as Site of Class and Gender Differentiation, Fifth World Shakespeare Congress, Tokyo, August 1991.

"The Body in Question: Anne Boleyn, Amy Robsart, and the Tudor Commonwealth," paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Modern Language Association, panel arranged by the Division on Literature of the English Renaissance, excluding Shakespeare, Chicago, December 1990.

"The Uses of History," commentary on papers by William H. Sewell, Jr. (Political Science, University of Chicago), Renato Rosaldo (Anthropology, Stanford), and Joan Wallach Scott (Social Science, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton), conference on the Historic Turn in the Human Sciences, sponsored by the Program for the Comparative Study of Social Transformations, University of Michigan, October 1990.

"Narcissus Interrupted: Specularity and Succession in Spenser's Faerie Queene," paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Modern Language Association, panel arranged by the Spenser Society, Washington, D.C., December 1989.

"Malbecco and the Failures of Reading," paper delivered at the 24th International Congress on Medieval Studies (Spenser at Kalamazoo), Western Michigan University, May l989.

"Romantic Readings and Spenserian Romances," panel chaired at the 23rd International Congress on Medieval Studies (Spenser at Kalamazoo), Western Michigan University, May 1988.

"Fallen Rhetoric, Colonization, and Family Romance in Paradise Lost," paper delivered as part of the Colloquium on Critical Theory, University of Michigan, March 1988.

"Art and Allusion: The Literary Poem," paper delivered at the Writers at Work Conference, Park City, Utah, June 1986.

 

    

                                                                             









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