2020 Program Sessions

262. Seventeenth-Century Race Thinking: Rights and Law

10:15 AM–11:30 AM Jan 10, 2020 (US - Pacific)

WSCC - 615

Session Information


1: A Poetics of Human Rights: Race, Gender, and International Law in Hester Pulter’s The Unfortunate Florinda

Penelope Anderson, Indiana U, Bloomington

2: A Fair Bedtrick: Staging the Right to Consent in Jacobean and Caroline Drama

Kirsten Mendoza, U of Dayton

3: Milton’s Oriental Satan: The Case of the Indian Sitter

Islam Issa, Birmingham City U

4: Human Rights and Racial Ontologies: From Shakespeare’s Globe to Afro-Pessimism’s Dream of Another World

Jane Hwang Degenhardt, U of Massachusetts, Amherst


Sharon Achinstein, Johns Hopkins U, MD