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Teaching the Renaissance, Long Beach, CA
February 1998


Renaissance Conference of Southern California
Fall/Winter Symposium
Saturday, February 7, 1998
California State University, Long Beach


SESSION I (9:30-10:45)
Expanding the Canon: Successful Strategies
Chair, Cyndia Clegg, Pepperdine University
Kristen McDermott, Spelman College
 Teaching "The Masque of Blackness" at Spelman College
Yael Even, University of Missouri, St. Louis
 Gender Issues in Early Modern European Art

SESSION II (11:00-12:15)
Roundtable on Collaborations: Teaching and Writing
Chair, Julia Miller, CSU Long Beach
John Paoletti, Wesleyan University, and Gary Radke, Syracuse University
Working it Out: Collaboration in Writing a Textbook
Anne Derbes, Hood College, and Mark Sandona, Hood College
 Dante and Giotto: The Art(s) of Collaboration


SESSION III (2:00-3:15)
Teaching "Difficult" Subjects: Philosophy and Prose
Chair, Renee Pigeon, CSU San Bernardino
Roberta LePage McFadden, Mount St. Mary's College
 Chaos, Death, and Salvation--What's Not to Like? 17th Century British
Prose  Style for Undergraduates
Tamara Albertini, University of Hawaii
 Teaching Renaissance Philosophy by Visualizing

SESSION IV (3:30-5:00)
Renaissance Literature: Strategies for Teaching
Chair, Susanne Collier, CSU Northridge
Sujata Iyengar, Stanford University
 Shakespeare and the Beast, Or How to Use Disney to Teach Shakespeare
Geoffrey Lindsay, University of Prince Edward Island
 "Do We Need to Use the Library?": Bringing Current Research into the
Classroom at Small Universities and Colleges
Steve Cirrone, Center for Higher Education, San Ramon Valley
 How to Make Shakespeare Accessible to Every Student


Registration fee (includes lunch):  $30 ($20 for Graduate Students)
Registration deadline:  January 30, 1998

For a registration form, directions to the campus, and other information
about the conference, please contact Prof. Julia Miller, Department of Art,
California State University Long Beach, 1250 Bellflower Boulevard, Long
Beach, CA 90840, USA
Telephone: +1-(562) 985-5665, FAX +1-(562) 985-1650