Melodrama symposium 2-01

Melodrama Symposium Duke University

MELODRAMA 2015-2016 PAL-FHI Seminar in Concepts, Figures, and Art Forms

(co-organizers: Jacqueline Waeber, Anne-Gaëlle Saliot, Michael Moses) Symposium 2: “Melodrama in the age of realism”

February 20, Saturday

FHI, Smith Warehouse, the Garage,



09:45am-10:45am Prof. Matt Buckley (Rutgers University, English): “Melodrama’s Myths/Melodrama’s History”

10:45am-11:45am Prof. Carolyn Williams (Rutgers University, English): “What Can A Novel Do With the Melodramatic Tableau?”

Noon-1pm: Buffet lunch Please register:

1:00pm-2:15pm: Prof. Sharon Weltman (Louisiana State University, English): “Victorian Melodrama, Elizabeth Polack, and the East End Purimspiel”