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For more past programming from the [[Folger Institute]], please see the article [[Folger Institute scholarly programs archive]].
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[[NEH Summer Institute for college and university faculty|NEH Summer Institute]]
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''June 21 through July 23, 2010''
  
This was a summer 2010 seminar directed by [[Claire Sponsler]], Professor of English at the University of Iowa, and hosted by the Folger Shakespeare Library. For more information about current summer seminars, please visit the National Endowment for the Humanities [http://www.neh.gov/divisions/education/summer-programs/ website]. The distinguished international faculty included [[Ian Archer]] (Keble College, Oxford), [[Lawrence M. Bryant]] (California State University, Chico), [[Barbara Fuchs]] (UCLA), [[Gail McMurray Gibson]] (Davidson College), [[Bruce Holsinger]] (University of Virginia), [[Roslyn L. Knutson]] (University of Arkansas, Little Rock), [[Joseph Roach]] (Yale University), [[Helen Watanabe-O'Kelly]] (Exeter College, Oxford), [[Michael Wintroub]] (University of California Berkeley), and [[Barbara Wisch]] (SUNY Cortland).
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Directed by Claire Sponsler, Professor of English at the University of Iowa
  
 
This seminar offered a comparative study of ritual and ceremony across related cultures from 1300 to 1700. It built on anthropological theories of the ubiquitous role of ritual and ceremony and the impact of that work in performance studies. Testing assumptions about influence and exchange among national traditions and local contexts, it sought a new understanding of the processes and effects of cultural hybridity and assimilation.
 
This seminar offered a comparative study of ritual and ceremony across related cultures from 1300 to 1700. It built on anthropological theories of the ubiquitous role of ritual and ceremony and the impact of that work in performance studies. Testing assumptions about influence and exchange among national traditions and local contexts, it sought a new understanding of the processes and effects of cultural hybridity and assimilation.
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The distinguished international faculty included [[Ian Archer]] (Keble College, Oxford), [[Lawrence M. Bryant]] (California State University, Chico), [[Barbara Fuchs]] (UCLA), [[Gail McMurray Gibson]] (Davidson College), [[Bruce Holsinger]] (University of Virginia), [[Roslyn L. Knutson]] (University of Arkansas, Little Rock), [[Joseph Roach]] (Yale University), [[Helen Watanabe-O'Kelly]] (Exeter College, Oxford), [[Michael Wintroub]] (University of California Berkeley), and [[Barbara Wisch]] (SUNY Cortland).
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==== [[:File:NEHRitual&Ceremony.pdf|Promotional Materials]] ====
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For more past programming from the [[Folger Institute]], please see the article [[Folger Institute scholarly programs archive]].
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Hosted by the Folger Shakespeare Library. For more information about current summer seminars, please visit the National Endowment for the Humanities [http://www.neh.gov/divisions/education/summer-programs/ website].
  
 
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[[Category: Folger Institute]]

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NEH Summer Institute

June 21 through July 23, 2010

Directed by Claire Sponsler, Professor of English at the University of Iowa

This seminar offered a comparative study of ritual and ceremony across related cultures from 1300 to 1700. It built on anthropological theories of the ubiquitous role of ritual and ceremony and the impact of that work in performance studies. Testing assumptions about influence and exchange among national traditions and local contexts, it sought a new understanding of the processes and effects of cultural hybridity and assimilation.

The distinguished international faculty included Ian Archer (Keble College, Oxford), Lawrence M. Bryant (California State University, Chico), Barbara Fuchs (UCLA), Gail McMurray Gibson (Davidson College), Bruce Holsinger (University of Virginia), Roslyn L. Knutson (University of Arkansas, Little Rock), Joseph Roach (Yale University), Helen Watanabe-O'Kelly (Exeter College, Oxford), Michael Wintroub (University of California Berkeley), and Barbara Wisch (SUNY Cortland).

Promotional Materials

For more past programming from the Folger Institute, please see the article Folger Institute scholarly programs archive.

Hosted by the Folger Shakespeare Library. For more information about current summer seminars, please visit the National Endowment for the Humanities website.