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Directed by [[Theresa Coletti]] (Professor of English at the University of Maryland), this 2016-2017 yearlong colloquium welcomed advanced scholars whose research and pedagogical practice explores historical, literary, and theoretical dimensions of medieval drama from the perspective of performance. Some sessions included workshop opportunities and visiting contributors; participants’ own research projects shaped others. Questions addressed included: what is the role of medieval performative practices in the contemporary teaching of medieval drama? What classroom opportunities are offered by a focus on medieval performance? What archival resources—and in what forms—might facilitate this focus or mitigate common challenges?
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For more past programming from the [[Folger Institute]], please see the article [[Folger Institute scholarly programs archive]].
  
Performative practices were broadly construed and participant contributions included practical experiments and applications in the college classroom. The articles linked below showcase discoveries and point to ways that new approaches may be adapted to a variety of teaching settings.
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This was a 2016-2017 colloquium led by Theresa Coletti.
  
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This colloquium welcomes advanced scholars whose research and pedagogical practice explore historical, literary, and theoretical dimensions of medieval drama from the perspective of performance. Some sessions may include workshop opportunities and visiting contributors; participants’ own research projects will shape others. Questions to be addressed might include: what is the role of medieval performative practices in the contemporary teaching of medieval drama? What classroom opportunities are offered by a focus on medieval performance? What archival resources—and in what forms—might facilitate this focus or mitigate common challenges? Performative practices may be broadly construed and participant contributions may include practical experiments and applications in the college classroom.
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<strong>Director</strong>: <strong>Theresa Coletti</strong> is Professor of English at the University of Maryland. She is the author of <em>Naming the Rose: Eco, Medieval Signs, and Modern Theory</em> and <em>Mary Magdalene and the Drama of Saints: Theater, Gender, and Religion in Late Medieval England</em>; many essays and reviews on medieval drama; and editor of the forthcoming TEAMS edition of the Digby <em>Mary Magdalene </em>play.
  
 
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Revision as of 10:21, 6 July 2017

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

This was a 2016-2017 colloquium led by Theresa Coletti.

This colloquium welcomes advanced scholars whose research and pedagogical practice explore historical, literary, and theoretical dimensions of medieval drama from the perspective of performance. Some sessions may include workshop opportunities and visiting contributors; participants’ own research projects will shape others. Questions to be addressed might include: what is the role of medieval performative practices in the contemporary teaching of medieval drama? What classroom opportunities are offered by a focus on medieval performance? What archival resources—and in what forms—might facilitate this focus or mitigate common challenges? Performative practices may be broadly construed and participant contributions may include practical experiments and applications in the college classroom.

DirectorTheresa Coletti is Professor of English at the University of Maryland. She is the author of Naming the Rose: Eco, Medieval Signs, and Modern Theory and Mary Magdalene and the Drama of Saints: Theater, Gender, and Religion in Late Medieval England; many essays and reviews on medieval drama; and editor of the forthcoming TEAMS edition of the Digby Mary Magdalene play.