“Sleeping in Error in Book 1 of Edmund Spenser’s The Faerie Queene.” Austin 217 (Stern), 12 April. 1:30pm.
Garrett Sullivan, the Neag Visiting Professor for Spring 2016, teaches at Penn State on early modern English literature and culture, especially drama. His research interests include the histories of emotion, cognition and embodiment; British World War II film; and cartography, geography, and early modern conceptions of land. Sullivan specializes in Renaissance literature with particular interest in drama. He has authored, edited, and coedited numerous works and has served as a trustee for the Shakespeare Association of America and on the Shakespeare Division Executive Committee of the MLA. He has co-curated two exhibitions at the Folger Shakespeare Library, one focused on early modern conceptions of history and the other on period ideas about sleeping and dreaming.