Sarah Beckwith, English and Theater Studies, Duke University; "Death, the Child, and Skepticism in Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale"
Stanley Chojnacki, Department of History, UNC; "The Currency of the Body: Family and Favor in Venetian Women's Wills"
Helen Hills, Department of History of Art, York University; "Inventing the Corpse: Relics, Saints, and the Art of Inventio in Sevententh-Century Italy"
Larissa Tracy, English, Longwood University, VA; "Wounded Bodies: Kingship, National Identity, and Illegitimate Torture in Arthurian Texts"
Sharon Strocchia, Department of History, Emory University; "Women on the Edge: Madness, Possession, and Suicide in Early Modern Convents"
Diana Presciutti, Department of Art and Art History, The College of Woorster, OH; "Domesticating Cannibalism: Madness and Maternal Infanticide in Fifteenth-Century Italy"