Shakespeare and Presentism -programme

KINGSTON SHAKESPEARE SEMINAR

UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA LAS VEGAS

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SHAKESPEARE AND PRESENTISM

ROSE THEATRE KINGSTON – SATURDAY JULY 28

9.30: Registration (Rose Foyer)

10.00 (Rose Gallery): Welcome: Richard Wilson (Kingston University)

Lecture: Evelyn Gajowski (University of Nevada Las Vegas)
‘The Shakespearean Future: A History’ 

 

11.00: Coffee (Rose Café)

 

11.30 (Rose Gallery): Seminar 1: Performance

Ildiko Solti (Kingston University):
‘Theorising the bear-pit: Terence Hawkes and the present of performance’

Sarah McCourt (Royal Holloway University London):
‘Baring the Bard: Brite Theatre’s Richard III: One-Woman Show’

Annalisa Palmer (University College London):
‘Something Rotten in the State of Denmark:
King Kendrick, Prince Hamlet, and Politicized Verse’

Zorica Jelic (University of Belgrade):
‘The Future of Presentism’

 

11.30 (David Jacobs Room): Seminar 2: Identity

Dorothy Vanderford (University of Nevada Las Vegas):
‘Presentist analysis of gender and race
in two modern adaptations of Antony and Cleopatra’. 

Remedios Perni (University of Alicante):
‘Lucrece, Ophelia and all Women’s Bodies:
The Iconography of Violence in the #MeToo Era’

Will Stockton (Clemson University):
‘How Many Lovers Did Shakespeare Have?’

Kelsey Ridge (University of Birmingham):
‘Thy spirit within thee hath been so at war: Hotspur and PTSD’

13.30: Lunch

14:30 (Rose Studio): Lecture: Jyotsna Singh (Michigan State University)
‘Presentism and the Challenge of History:
Reading Race on the British Shakespearean stage’

 

15.30 (Rose Gallery): Seminar 3: Representation

Nigel Wood (Loughborough University):
‘The Dramatic Present of Twelfth Night

Caroline Lion (University of Birmingham):
‘Peace in an Age of Reproducibility’

Richard O’Brien (University of Birmingham):
‘A New Way to Get Old Plays, or,
An Apology for Live-tweeting Philip Massinger’

15.30 (David Jacobs Room): Seminar 4: Politics

Richard Ashby (Royal Holloway University London):
‘Retailed to all Posterity:
Post-Truth, Oral History and the Popular Voice in Richard III’

Miguel Ramalhete Gomes (University of Lisbon):
‘Learned Goths and Roman Exports:
Titus Andronicus and Presentism in the 2010s’

Christian Smith (Kingston University):
‘A New Imperative for Shakespeare Studies: From Presentism to Activism’

17.00: Tea (Rose Café)

17.30 (Rose Studio): Lecture: Avraham Oz (University of Haifa)
‘Nomadic Shylock: Nationhood and Its Subversion in The Merchant of Venice

18.30: Drinks reception (Rose Café) hosted by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas

 


 

Register for this free event at the Rose Theatre Kingston

24-26 High Street, Kingston-upon-Thames, KT1 1HL

Box Office (10.00 – 18.00) 020 8174 0090 / rosetheatrekingston.org

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