We are pleased to have the distinguished Jeffrey Knapp as the final speaker in our Shakespeare and Sovereignty series on Thursday December 10. His talk is entitled ‘Hamlet and the Sovereignty of Reasons’. The talk will begin at 5.30 in the Gallery of the Rose Theatre, Kingston. The event is free and everyone is welcome! See the event page.
More on our speaker:
Jeffrey Knapp is the Eggers Professor of English at UC Berkeley. He received the campus’s Distinguished Teaching Award in 2002; he is also the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and an NEH Fellowship. Knapp has published three books: An Empire Nowhere: England and America from Utopia to The Tempest (1992); Shakespeare’s Tribe: Church, Nation, and Theater in Renaissance England (2002); and Shakespeare Only (2009). Knapp recently completed his fourth book, Pleasing Everyone: Mass Entertainment in Renaissance London and Golden-Age Hollywood, which is his first on film as well as literature and theater. Read more in his profile.