Sujata Iyengar : “Shakespeare and the Cancer Narrative”

12/4/2015 4:15 PM

Sujata Iyengar : “Shakespeare and the Cancer Narrative”

Emory Disability Studies Initiative with the Early Modern and Medieval Colloquium
a talk on Shakespeare and Disability
Sujata Iyengar will present her lecture, “Shakespeare and the Cancer Narrative.” A reception will follow.

Date: Friday, December 4, 2015
Time: 4:15pm-6pm
Venue: Emory University, Kemp Malone Library (Callaway Center N301), 537 Kilgo Circle Atlanta, GA 30322
Contact: Goergen, Corey Joseph

Dr. Iyengar is a professor of English at the University of Georgia. She specializes in English Renaissance Literature, literature and medicine, and Shakespeare and Appropriation. Her new paperback Shakespeare's Medical Language was reissued from Bloomsbury/Arden in Spring 2014, her co-authored textbook for the French agrégation exam, 'Not Like an old play': Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost appeared from Fahrenheit Editions in November 2014, and her edited collection Disability, Health, and Happiness in the Shakespearean Body was published by Routledge in January 2015. Her earlier explorations of the human body in written and visual representations include the monograph Shades of Difference: Mythologies of Skin Color in Early Modern England, an award-winning article in ELH (2002), and essays in peer-reviewed collections from the Folger Shakespeare Library, Purdue University Press, the University of Pennsylvania Press, Palgrave, and Routledge.

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