As the fourth speaker in the KiSS Shakespeare and the Uncanny series, Sonja Fielitz (University of Marburg) will give a talk entitled ‘Duke of Dark Corners: Shakespeare and the Catholic uncanny’. We will start at 6.30 pm at our usual place in the Gallery of the Rose Theatre, Kingston. Check out the event page. As always, free and open everyone!
Sonja Fielitz is Professor of English Literature at the University of Marburg (Germany).She received her PhD in 1992 with a study on Shakespeare’s Timon of Athens. Her post-doctoral thesis, published in 2000, examines the status of Ovid’s Metamorphoses within the various theoretical and critical discourses in England between 1660 and 1800. She has published about 45 essays and has edited six collections of essays on various topics. Her main field of expertise in research and teaching is the early modern period with a focus on religious discourses such as the early Jesuit mission, as well as Shakespeare and his contemporaries.