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DAY 1        

Wednesday, April 26

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
LOCATION: London Public Library, Central Library Branch, 251 Dundas Street London Public Library
Stevenson & Hunt Room
Tel: 519-661-4600
Public Lecture
Paul Yachnin: “Shakespeare and the Theatre of Freedom”

DAY 2

Thursday, April 27

9:00 am - 12:15 pm Coffee Break (10:30 am - 10:45 am)
LOCATION: The Windermere Manor Hotel & Conference Centre, 200 Collip Circle The Windermere Manor 
Boardroom, 2nd floor
Tel: 519-858-1391
Session One
Before Toleration
Alison Conway: “Introductory Remarks”
Paul Yachnin: “Shylock, Conversion, Toleration”
Corrinne Harol: “Materializing the Literary Imagination: Divisions, Variety, and Opinion in The Blazing World
Andrew McKendry: “Disability and Religious Compulsion in Seventeenth-Century England”
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm Coffee Break (3:00 pm - 3:15 pm)
Session Two
Toleration and Literary Form
Elena Russo: “How to Handle the Intolerant: Bayle’s Method”
David Alvarez: “The Difference Enlightenment Satire Makes to ‘Religion‘”
Humberto Garcia: “The Interimperial Politics of Islamic Toleration: Daniel Defoe, Ottoman Hungary, and the Turkish Spy Letters

DAY 3

Friday, April 28

9:00 am - 12:15 pm Coffee Break (10:30 am - 10:45 am)
LOCATION: The Windermere Manor Hotel & Conference Centre, 200 Collip Circle The Windermere Manor 
Boardroom, 2nd floor
Tel: 519-858-1391
Session Three
Postsecular Toleration
Joanna Picciotto: “Methodist Toleration”
Mark Canuel: “Joseph Priestley’s Romantic Progressivism”
Colin Jager: “Translating Love in Prometheus Unbound
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
LOCATION: Western University, 1151 Richmond Street North Western University
Arts & Humanities Building, Room 2R21
Tel: 519-661-3403
Session Four
Student Presentations
Students