Conference: Shakespeare and Education

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Shakespeare and Education

University of Brighton, April 29 – 30, 2016

Speakers include: Prof. Catherine Belsey (Swansea), Prof. Michael Dobson (Shakespeare Institute, Birmingham), Prof. Coppélia Kahn (Brown), Dr. Sean McEvoy (Varndean College), Prof. Shormishtha Panja (Delhi) and Dr. Emma Smith (Oxford).

With participation from RSC Education and Cambridge Schools Shakespeare.

2016 will mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, provoking renewed interest in his work, his legacy and his contemporary cultural capital. As teaching methods change, pedagogy develops, technologies advance and culture evolves, what role does Shakespeare play now and in the future of teaching and learning? How do we incorporate performance practice in the teaching of Shakespeare in Literature – and vice versa? What part does education play in the construction of our public ‘memory’ of Shakespeare at this time of
commemoration?

 Organised by Kate Aughterson & Ailsa Grant Ferguson (University of Brighton)

 Sponsored by Arden and Sovereign Education

Registration now open!
See the official website for up-to-date information

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Kingston Shakespeare is the home of KiSS, and its offshoot KiSSiT. Both explore the world by thinking through Shakespeare.
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