David M. Bergeron (The University of Kansas)
David M. Bergeron is Professor Emeritus of English at the University of Kansas. As a researcher and scholar, he has written or edited 15 books, focused primarily on Shakespeare, English civic pageantry, the Stuart royal family, and patronage. His books include, for example, the path-breaking English Civic Pageantry 1558-1642; Shakespeare’s Romances and the Royal Family; Royal Family, Royal Lovers: King James of England and Scotland; King James and Letters of Homoerotic Desire; Practicing Renaissance Scholarship; Reading and Writing in Shakespeare; Textual Patronage in English Drama, 1570-1642; and, most recently, Shakespeare’s London 1613. He has authored over 100 scholarly articles, and has lectured and presented over 95 papers at conferences in the United States and several European countries. In 2012, he was inducted as a “Fellow” of the Mediterranean Studies Association, an international organization. Bergeron has edited the pageants of Anthony Munday, Thomas Heywood, and Thomas Middleton. He was Editor of Research Opportunities in Renaissance Drama for 28 years, and he served on the Editorial Board of Shakespeare Quarterly for 32 years.
Todd Andrew Borlik (University Of Huddersfield)
Todd Andrew Borlik is Senior Lecturer in Renaissance Literature at the University of Huddersfield. He is the author of Ecocriticism and Early Modern English Literature, Literature and Nature in the English Renaissance: An Ecocritical Anthology, and over a dozen articles in academic journals such as Shakespeare Bulletin, Shakespeare Quarterly, Shakespeare Survey and English Literary Renaissance, on topics ranging from fairy-lore as enchanted entomology, to Renaissance aviation disasters, to android Hamlets. His research interests include the environmental humanities, Renaissance posthumanism, and Global Shakespeare (with a particular focus on Japan). He is currently writing a book entitled Shakespeare Beyond the Green World, which investigates the ecopolitics of the late plays at the Jacobean court.
Geraldo U de Sousa (The University of Kansas)
Geraldo U. de Sousa is Professor of English at the University of Kansas. His research focuses on Shakespeare, early modern British Studies, gender and race, social justice, environmental studies, the Mediterranean region, Luso-Brazilian studies, and the transcultural experience. His extensive record of publications includes At Home in Shakespeare’s Tragedies, Shakespeare’s Cross-Cultural Encounters, and numerous articles. He served as editor of the journal Mediterranean Studies for ten years and has published on Luso-Brazilian, Mediterranean, and Global Studies. He has served as Acting Director of the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at the University of Kansas. Previously, he worked for the U. S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in Brazil. For many years, he helped organize the international congresses of the Mediterranean Studies Association, all over the Mediterranean region.
John Gillies (University of Essex)
John Gillies is Professor in Literature at the University of Essex. He is the author of Shakespeare and the geography of difference (Cambridge, 1994), and co-editor of Performing Shakespeare in Japan (Cambridge, 2001) and Playing the Globe : genre and geography in early modern drama (AUP, 1998). He has written numerous pieces on early modern literature and drama. He is currently working towards two books : Complicity, a cultural and intellectual history, and The Conversational Turn in Shakespeare.
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Danièle Berton-Charrière is Professor Emerita and a member of IHRIM-Clermont-Fd (UMR 5317) at Université Clermont Auvergne. Her research fields are drama and theatre (Elizabethan, Jacobean, and contemporary Scottish drama); intertextuality, intersemioticity; authorship, computer-assisted analysis; translation of play-texts for the stage. She has written more than fifty articles. She efended her French « Thèse d’État » in 2002: « Cyril Tourneur: vie et œuvre d’un dramaturge jacobéen ».
A graduate from Oxford University in Romantic Studies and a Fulbright scholar, Caroline Bertonèche is Professor of English Literature at the University Grenoble Alpes, president of the SERA (Société d’Études du Romantisme Anglais) and member of the steering committee of ERA (European Romanticisms in Association). She holds a doctoral degree from the Université Sorbonne Nouvelle in Paris, a post-doctoral fellowship from Harvard and Yale University and was awarded, in 2001, the Keats-Shelley Second Essay Prize Award. She has published, since then, several articles on British Romanticism and literary criticism, on the modes of influence in poetic and medical discourse, on poetry and astronomy and on the rewriting of scientific myths in the nineteenth century. She is the author of two books on John Keats: Keats et l’Italie. L’incitation au voyage (Paris : Houdiard, 2011) and John Keats. Le poète et le mythe (Lyon: PUL, 2011). She also edited a selection of essays, dedicated to Susan Sontag, on Bacilles, phobies et contagions. Les métaphores de la pathologie (Paris : Houdiard, 2012) and, more recently, co-edited a book on Romantic madness, ‘Is that Madness?’ : Les organes de la folie romantique (Paris: Houdiard, 2016). She is now working on a new book on Antique and Romantic skies in Europe.
Jean-Jacques Chardin (Université de Strasbourg)
Sophie Chiari is Professor of early modern studies at Université Clermont Auvergne. She has published several books on Shakespeare and his contemporaries, including Love’s Labour’s Lost: Shakespeare’s Anatomy of Wit, and As You Like It: Shakespeare’s Comedy of Liberty (Presses Universitaires de France, 2014 and 2016). She has edited several collections of essays such as The Circulation of Ideas in Early Modern English Literature (Ashgate, 2015; Routledge, 2016); Spectacular Science, Technology and Superstition in the Age of Shakespeare coedited with Mickaël Popelard (Edinburgh University Press, 2017); Freedom and Censorship in Early Modern English Literature (Routledge, 2019); and Performances at Court in the Age of Shakespeare coedited with John Mucciolo (Cambridge University Press, 2019). Her latest monograph is entitled Shakespeare’s Representation of Weather, Climate and Environment (Edinburgh University Press, 2019). She is currently working on an Arden Dictionary entitled Shakespeare’s Environment: A Dictionary (Bloomsbury).
Meriel Cordier is a PhD candidate in English literature at Université Clermont Auvergne and a member of the IHRIM laboratory. Her dissertation, written under the supervision of Pr. Sophie Chiari, examines the literary and cultural roles assigned to nature, species and gender in early modern literature, by developing an ecofeminist approach to pastoral works from the turn of the seventeenth century. Her first article, “Queer”, published in Abécédaire de la rupture (Presses Universitaires Blaise Pascal) is forthcoming.
Samuel Cuisinier-Delorme is Senior Lecturer in English Literature at Université Clermont Auvergne. In 2013, he completed a PhD dissertation on dancing in Shakespeare’s works. His research interests include connections between Renaissance drama and dance, as well as dance history. He is currently working on the forthcoming publications Écrire la danse dans l’Europe de la Renaissance aux Lumières and Les Discours de la danse dans l’Angleterre de la Renaissance. He is a member of IHRIM (Institut d’Histoire des Représentations et des Idées dans les Modernités), UMR 5317. He is also interested in British contemporary drama. In 2015, he co-edited with Susan Blattès Le Théâtre In-Yer-Face aujourd’hui : bilans et perspectives (Coup de Théâtre, #29). He has also published several articles on Sarah Kane’s works.
Anna Demoux holds a PhD in English Literature from Université Clermont Auvergne, France, and is a secondary school teacher. Her research interests include Early modern drama, early modern Anglo-Iberian relations and their broader European context, theories and practices of transtextuality, dramatic adaptation, sources in context(s) and circulation of texts, and contemporary staging and translations of early modern plays. She has written several articles on Shakespeare and Webster. Between 2012 and 2016, she worked as a desktop publisher for Coup de Théâtre, the peer-reviewed journal published by RADAC. In 2017, she was awarded the “Bill S. Goldman for Best Student Paper” prize at the AIR2017 international conference in Zafra (Spain). She is currently Chair of the Anglo-Iberian Relations (AIR) network, and a member of the organising committee of the AIR2019 Conference (Anglo-Iberian Relations Conference, Oviedo, Spain, 14-16 November).
Alix Desnain is a doctoral fellow at Université Clermont Auvergne, where she also teaches. A specialist of English literature, she wrote a master’s thesis on the transformation of the Arthurian legend throughout the Middle Ages. Her dissertation, under the supervision of Prof. Sophie Chiari, now focuses on its resurgence in the literature and the culture of Early Modern England.
Anne-Valérie Dulac (Sorbonne Université)
Isabelle Fernandes is Senior Lecturer in Early Modern British Civilization at the English Department at Université Clermont Auvergne, France. She belongs to the IHRIM research group (Institut d’Histoire des Représentations et des Idées dans les Modernités, UMR 5317). Her research focuses on political and religious thought in the 16th and 17th centuries (martyrdom and gynaecocracy in particular). She is the author of works on Mary Tudor (Marie Tudor, Tallandier, 2012), John Foxe (Le Sang et l’encre. John Foxe et l’écriture du martyre protestant anglais, Presses Universitaires Blaise Pascal, 2012), co-edited a sermon (A Godly and Fruitfull Sermon preached at Grantham by Francis Trigge, 1595, Presses Universitaires Blaise Pascal, 2013) and is currently working on a biography of Mary Stuart, as well as on a collection of essays on martyrdom in early modern Europe.
Anne Geoffroy (Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin) (sous réserve)
Laurence Gourievidis (Université Clermont Auvergne)
Sophie Lemercier-Goddard (Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon)
Pierre Lurbe is Professor of English Studies at Sorbonne Université. He specializes in the history of ideas in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, with particular emphasis on the interconnection between political thought and religious ideas. He has published numerous books and articles on John Toland and his age. He is also the author, with Peter John, of Civilisation britannique (updated edition, 2017) and Le Royaume-Uni Aujourd’hui (8th edition, 2017). With Glen Burgess and Frank Lessay, he has coedited Le joug normand: la conquête normande et son interprétation dans l’historiographie et la pensée politique anglais (XVIIe-XVIIIe siècles) (2004). He has been President of SAES (Société des Anglicistes de l’Enseignement Supérieur) from 2012 to 2016.
Vincent Martins (Université Clermont Auvergne)
Sandhya Patel (Université Clermont Auvergne)
Jonathan Pollock (Université de Perpignan Via Domitia)
Mickaël Popelard is Professor of Early Modern English Literature at the University of Caen-Normandie, France. He has written several books and articles on Shakespeare and Bacon. His most recent publication is a book he co-edited with Sophie Chiari, Spectacular Science, Technology and Superstition in the Age of Shakespeare (Edinburgh University Press, 2017). He is currently working on a French translation of some of Francis Bacon’s literary works, to be published in 2020.
Anne Rouhette is a Senior Lecturer in 18th and 19th Century British Literature at the University of Clermont-Auvergne, France. Her main field of interest is women’s fiction from the late 18th and the early 19th centuries and she has published in particular on Mary Shelley, Frances Burney and Jane Austen. She is currently working on a critical edition of an 18th-century translation of Evelina.
Chantal Schütz (École Polytechnique)
Julie Vanparys-Rotondi (Université Clermont Auvergne) (sous réserve)