Monday, February 25, 2013

The Fierce Urgency of Now, a lecture by Will Stockton

The Fierce Urgency of Now: Queerness, Presentism, and Romeo and Juliet
- a lecture by Will Stockton
Friday, March 1, 3 pm 
The George Washington Campus, Rome Hall, suite 771

Dr. Stockton is an Associate Professor at Clemson University where he teaches classes on Renaissance literature and queer theory.  He is the author of Playing Dirty: Sexuality and Waste in Early Modern Comedy (University of Minnesota Press, 2011) and the co-editor of Queer Renaissance Historiography: Backward Gaze (Ashgate, 2009).  His most recent edited book, Sex Before Sex: Figuring the Act in Early Modern England, was released earlier this year (University of Minnesota Press, 2013). 

This event is free and open to the public, and will be followed by a reception.