The University of Pittsburgh's Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program
Woodburn Associate Professor of English
West Virginia University
"This Blue-Eyed Hag":
Race and Shakespeare's Sycorax
Friday, October 26th at 3:00 p.m.
University of Pittsburgh
Cathedral of Learning, Room 332
Jonathan Burton is Woodburn Associate Professor of English at West Virginia University, where he teaches courses on Shakespeare, early modern culture, and topics in post-colonial studies, among others. He has published several journal articles and is the author of _Traffic and
Turning: Islam and English Drama, 1579-1624_ (University of Delaware, 2005).
In this lecture, which is open to all who are interested, Professor Burton will speak to students from the English Department's undergraduate and graduate Shakespeare classes about material drawn from his new book, _Race in Early Modern England_ (Palgrave, 2007), which he co-authored with Ania Loomba of the University of Pennsylvania.
This talk is generously co-sponsored by the Department of English and the College of Arts and Sciences.