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Shakespeare and Contemporary Cancer Narratives

February 27, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Sujata Iyengar

Sujata Iyengar, Professor of English, University of Georgia, will present a talk on “Shakespeare and Contemporary Cancer Narratives” at 4:00 on Monday February 27 in the Bangor Room, Memorial Union.  A reception will follow.

Professor Iyengar is the author of Shakespeare’s Medical Language ( 2014),  Shades of Difference: Mythologies of Skin Color in Early Modern England  (2005), and essays in journals such as Shakespeare Survey, Literature/Film Quarterly, Shakespeare Quarterly, Postmodern Culture, and Medieval and Renaissance Drama in England.  She co-founded and edits the award-winning  online, multimedia, scholarly journal Borrowers and Lenders: The Journal of Shakespeare and Appropriation, and edited a collection on Disability, Health, and Happiness in the Shakespearean Body (2015). Her current project is a study of Shakespeare and the Art of the Book.

Event sponsored by The English Department’s Lloyd Elliott Fund, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and the UMaine Humanities Center.Sujata Iyengar


February 27, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Bangor Room, Memorial Union
Orono, ME 04469 United States + Google Map
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