Conference Speakers – 2024


Richard Strier, Frank L. Sulzberger Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus, University of Chicago. Author of Shakespearean Issues: Agency, Skepticism, and Other Puzzles (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2022), The Unrepentant Renaissance from Petrarch to Shakespeare to Milton (University of Chicago Press, 2011), Resistant Structures: Particularity, Radicalism, and Renaissance Texts (University of California Press, 1995), and Love Known: Theology and Experience in George Herbert’s Poetry (University of Chicago Press, 1983).




Heather Hirschfeld, Kenneth Curry Professor of English, the University of Tennessee–Knoxville. Author of The End of Satisfaction: Drama and Repentance in the Age of Shakespeare (Cornell University Press, 2014) and Joint Enterprises: Collaborative Drama and the Institutionalization of the English Renaissance Theater (University of Massachusetts Press, 2004).