LITTLE STARS AND GALLOPING STEEDS: SEX IN SHAKESPEARE Friday June 22 2018

KINGSTON SHAKESPEARE SEMINAR Donkey ears

LITTLE STARS AND GALLOPING STEEDS

SEX IN SHAKESPEARE

Friday June 22 2018

Rose Theatre Kingston 

09.30 Registration 

10:00 Opening remarks: Christian Smith (Kingston University)

10:15 Desire
Nell McKeown (King’s College London)
‘Emilia’s Phoenix Love: Female Eroticism in The Two Noble Kinsmen

Elena Pellone (Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham)
‘“How might one do, sir, to lose it to her own liking?”: Shakespeare and the female gaze.’

Phoebe Murphy-Brown (Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham)
‘Queer Theory and Cross Gender Casting in Modern Adaptations of Shakespeare’

11:35 Coffee

12:00
Jonathan Dollimore
‘Shakespeare and Sex at Sussex University’

13:00 Lunch 

14:00 Language and Form
Jerzy Limon (University of Gdańsk)
Visiting Netherlands: verbal and visual sexual punning
in Shakespeare and contemporary art’

Richard O’Brien (University of Birmingham)
’“No gentle chase”: Venus and Adonis in a post-Weinstein world’

15:20 Theory
Christian Smith (Kingston University)
‘Dialectical Eros, or Do Bottom and Titania have sex?’

Paul Hamilton (Kingston University)
‘The perverse dynamic and state power’

16:30 Tea

17:00
David Schalkwyk (Queen Mary University London)
‘“Ever a merry war”: Love, sex and war in Shakespeare’ 

18.00 Closing remarks: Richard Wilson (Kingston University)

 

Register for this event at the Rose Theatre

24-26 High Street, Kingston-upon-Thames

Box Office (10.00-1800) 020 8174 0090 rosetheatrekingston.org

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