Wednesday, 5 October — Aula Magna, Dipartimento FLL, Piazza Torricelli 2

14.00 Registration

14.45 Conference Opening
Massimo Mario Augello (Rector, Università di Pisa),
Mauro Tulli (Head of Department, Filologia, Letteratura e Linguistica),
Andrea Ferrante (Arts & Culture City Councillor, Comune di Pisa),
Rui Carvalho Homem (Chair, ESRA – European Shakespeare Research Association),
Alessandra Petrina (Chair, IASEMS – Italian Association of Shakespearean and Early Modern Studies)

15.15 Introductory Remarks (Carla Dente, Università di Pisa)

I. Early modern transformations and exchanges

15.30 Keynote (Chair: Carla Dente)
John Drakakis, Stirling University: Shakespeare, reciprocity and exchange

16.30 Coffee break

17.00 Panel 1 (Chair: Sara Soncini)
Renato Rizzoli, Università degli Studi di Torino: Shakespeare and the ideologies of the market
Sukanya Dasgupta, University of Calcutta: ‘All out of an empty coffer’: Gift-giving, credit and representation in Timon of Athens
Régis Augustus Bars Closel, Universidade de São Paulo: Land as an economic catalyst in Shakespeare

20.00 Conference dinner

Thursday, 6 October — Aula Magna, Dipartimento FLL, Piazza Torricelli 2

II. The economics of affect and subjectivity

9.30 Keynote (Chair: John Drakakis)
Alessandra Marzola, Università di Bergamo: Pity silenced. Economies of mercy in The Merchant of Venice

10.30 Panel 2 (Chair: Manfred Pfister)
Caroline Patey, Università degli Studi di Milano, Passion, commodity, identity. Narrating Shylock in 2016
Roberta Ferrari, Università di Pisa: ‘Put but money in thy purse’: Shakespeare, Dedalus, and money in Joyce’s Ulysses

11.30 Coffee break

12.00 Keynote (Chair: Alessandra Marzola)
Paola Pugliatti, Università di Firenze: Biography, Shakespeare’s lives and the portraits of an economic persona

III. Money and/as representation

15.00 Keynote (Chair: Marcella Bertuccelli)
David Hawkes, Arizona State University: Shakespeare and derivatives

16.00 Panel 3 (Chair: Rui Carvalho Homem)
Manfred Pfister, Freie Universität, Berlin: ‘Love merchandized’: Money in Shakespeare’s Sonnets
Marcella Bertuccelli, Università di Pisa: Money imagery in Shakespeare’s Sonnets: A contribution to diachronic metaphor research
Niranjan Goswami, University of Burdwan: ‘Thy truth then be thy dower’: The economy of dowry and the enigma of wealth in King Lear

Friday, 7 October — Aula Magna, Dipartimento FLL, Piazza Torricelli 2

IV. Financial and cultural mobilities

9.00 Keynote (Chair: Graham Holderness)
Rui Carvalho Homem, Universidade do Porto: Offshore Desires: Money, mobility and the exotic in Shakespeare’s Mediterranean

10.00 Panel 4 (Chair: David Hawkes)
Susan L. Fischer, Bucknell University: The Merchant of Venice on the Spanish stage: Cultural capital in the aftermath of ethnic and economic Holocausts
Sara Soncini, Università di Pisa: ‘Money’s a meddler’: Jeanette Winterson’s cover version of The Winter’s Tale

11.30 Coffee break

12.00 Keynote (Chair: Carla Dente)
Graham Holderness, University of Hertfordshire: Shakesbeer

13.00 Closing remarks (Carla Dente, Università di Pisa)