KiSSiT: Shakespeare and the Philosophical Turn, Dec 9

Shakespeare and the Philosophical Turn

December 9, 2017

Rose Theatre Kingston-upon-Thames

10.30: Opening remarks:
Timo Uotinen

10.45 Panel:

Christian Smith (Independent Scholar):
“The point is to change it”: Marx’s use of Shakespeare in his move
from philosopher to activist

Paul Hamilton (Kingston):
Shakespeare, Kantorowiz, and the new Political Theology of the American Presidency

Chair: Anna Ilona Rajala

12.00 Lunch

13.00 Plenary:

Craig Bourne (Hertfordshire) and Emily Caddick Bourne (Hertfordshire):
Demonstrating Love in Shakespeare’s Sonnets

Chair: Timo Uotinen

14.00 Break

14.15 Panel:

Kit Slover (Emory):
What’s Rotten in the State of Denmark: Hamlet and the Advent of Consciousness in Fichte’s Science of Knowledge

Joel White (KCL):
Benjamin’s Hamlet

Chair: Stefanie Bauerochse

15.15 Break

15.30 Géza Kállay memorial:

Ildiko Solti (Kingston):
  ‘Seeming, Being and Becoming’
– the theatre as ‘mobile philosophy’ in Géza Kállay’s work

Chair: Sam Hall

16.15 Break

16.30 Plenary:

Sam Gilchrist Hall (Károli Gáspár University):
Fail Better: On sitting Down to Read King Lear Once Again

Chair: Anna Ilona Rajala

17.30 Concluding Remarks: Richard Wilson

About kingstonshakespeareseminar

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