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Bringing together international leaders in the field of medieval studies, this conference focuses interdisciplinary attention on the recent resurgence of interest in fifteenth-century texts and manuscripts and reshapes the dialogue about this decisive moment in English literary history. This conference was funded by The Huntington's Dorothy Collins Brown Endowment and The Center for Ideas and Society, University of California, Riverside.

The Provocative Fifteenth Century The Huntington

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Bringing together international leaders in the field of medieval studies, this conference focuses interdisciplinary attention on the recent resurgence of interest in fifteenth-century texts and manuscripts and reshapes the dialogue about this decisive moment in English literary history. This conference was funded by The Huntington's Dorothy Collins Brown Endowment and The Center for Ideas and Society, University of California, Riverside.

    Welcoming Remarks by Steve Hindle

    Welcoming Remarks by Steve Hindle

    Steve Hindle welcomes participants and attendees to the “The Provocative Fifteenth Century" conference, held at the Huntington Library on October 16–17, 2015. Hindle is the W. M. Keck Foundation Director of Research at The Huntington.

    • 4 min
    Opening Remarks by Lisa H. Cooper and Andrea Denny-Brown

    Opening Remarks by Lisa H. Cooper and Andrea Denny-Brown

    Lisa H. Cooper and Andrea Denny-Brown deliver the opening remarks to the “The Provocative Fifteenth Century" conference, held at the Huntington Library on October 16–17, 2015. Lisa H. Cooper is Associate Professor at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Denny-Brown is Associate Professor of English at the University of California, Riverside.

    • 7 min
    Troy Book Misbehaving

    Troy Book Misbehaving

    Robert Meyer-Lee lectures in the first session,“Provoking Patrons and Misbehaving Memorials”. Meyer-Lee is Associate Professor of English at Agnes Scott College / Indiana University, South Bend.

    • 46 min
    "Conveied by resoun": Verse-Form, Patronage, and Provocation in the Fifteenth Century

    "Conveied by resoun": Verse-Form, Patronage, and Provocation in the Fifteenth Century

    Jenni Nuttall lectures in the first session entitled,“Provoking Patrons and Misbehaving Memorials”. Nuttal is Fellow by Special Election in English, St. Edmund Hall, University of Oxford.

    • 35 min
    Performance and Performativity: Anti-Theater around and in Fifteenth-Century Drama

    Performance and Performativity: Anti-Theater around and in Fifteenth-Century Drama

    James Simpson lectures in the second session entitled, “Unexpected and Estranged Aesthetics”. Simpson is Professor of English at Harvard University.

    • 46 min
    The Provocations of Orthodoxy

    The Provocations of Orthodoxy

    Jessica Brantley lectures in the second session entitled, “Unexpected and Estranged Aesthetics”. Brantley is Professor of English & Director of Undergraduate Studies at Yale University.

    • 46 min

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