You are cordially invited to a talk hosted by the Pre-Modern Research Symposium:
“The Eunuch Much Sears Her Breast: Classifying, Editing, and Performing William Heminge’s 1639 Rape-Revenge Tragedy The Fatal Contract”Prof. Andrea Stevens
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Andrea Stevens is Associate Professor of English, Theatre, and Medieval Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She specializes in the drama of Shakespeare and his contemporaries, and is the author of Inventions of the Skin: The Painted Body in Early English Drama as well as articles in a variety of journals and essay collections. Recent and current projects include a performance history of Edward II; two book-length studies, one titled Racial Masquerade at the Caroline Court and the other Shakespeare and the Performance of the Commonplace; and an adaptation of Titus Andronicus to be performed in Fall 2019 at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts. In 2015 she directed her adaptation of The Duchess of Malfi at the Armory Free Theatre.