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Patricia Akhimie (Rutgers University—Newark) “Conduct and the Cultivation of Difference”

December 5, 2017, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location Center for Environmental and Life Sciences - 110
SponsorCo-sponsored by MEMS and the English Department's Visiting Writers Committee
CostFreeMore Information InCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
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Patricia Akhimie is Assistant Professor of English at Rutgers University-Newark, where she teaches Shakespeare, Renaissance drama, and early modern women’s travel writing. She is the author of Shakespeare and the Cultivation of Difference: Race and Conduct in the Early Modern World(Routledge, forthcoming 2018). She is co-editor, with Bernadette Andrea of Traveling/Travailing Women: Early Modern England and the Wider World (U of Nebraska, forthcoming 2018).  Her most recent publications include “‘Bruised with Adversity’: Reading Race in The Comedy of Errors,” in The Oxford Handbook of Shakespeare and Embodiment: Gender, Sexuality, and Race, and “Galleries and Soft Power: The Gallery in The Winter’s Tale” in Early Modern Diplomacy, Theatre and Soft Power: The Making of Peace.