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Role-Play and the World as Stage in the Comedia
London, February 1998

UNIVERSITY OF LONDON SCHOOL OF ADVANCED STUDY INSTITUTE OF ROMANCE STUDIES SATURDAY 21ST FEBRUARY 1998 ROLE-PLAY AND THE WORLD AS STAGE IN THE COMEDIA
10.00 Jonathan Thacker (University College London): Introduction 10.10 Michael Kidd (University of New Mexico): The Performance of Desire: Acting and Being in Lope de Vega's El laberinto de Creta 10.50 Jeremy Robbins (University of Edinburgh): Rehearsing Doubt, Staging Scepticism: Epistemological Uncertainties and the Spanish Baroque 12.00 Jonathan Thacker (University College London): Role-theory, Metatheatre and the Comedia: Towards a Theoretical Model of Reception 2.10 Susan Fischer (Bucknell University): Men should be what they seem: Interrogation of Role- playing in the Uxoricide Comedias 2.50 Alan Paterson (University of St. Andrews): The Theatrum Mundi as Knowledge System: Navigating, Displaying and Interfacing in the Corral 4.00 Round Table Discussion 4.40 Conference ends (approximate time) Organiser: Dr Jonathan W. Thacker (University College London) Venue: Institute of Romance Studies, School of Advanced Study, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU, UK