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

The Hollow Crown: Shakespeare and Political Theology, Hampton Court/Garrick’s Temple, June 21-22 2019

The Hollow Crown: Shakespeare and Political Theology event consists of two related events, both of which highlight current thought on political theology in Shakespeare. The first day, held in the Jane Seymour Room at Hampton Court Palace, dovetails into two themes: Crown and Crowd. … Continue reading

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Roy Eriksen (1948 – 2019)

We are deeply saddened to announce that Professor Roy Eriksen died last Monday, April 22. He had been a powerful supporter and a loyal contributor to the Kingston Shakespeare Seminar from its beginning, and the masterly lecture he gave in … Continue reading

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Walter Benjamin and Shakespeare symposium programme

09.30: Coffee (Temple Pavilion) 10.00:  Chair: Richard Wilson (Kingston University) Julia Ng (Goldsmiths, University of London): ‘As You Like It: Benjamin’s Comic Infinite’ 11.00: Coffee (Temple Pavilion) 11.30 Chair: Richard Ashby (Royal Holloway) Hyowon Cho (New York University): ‘Towards a … Continue reading

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Benjamin and Shakespeare symposium, April 6, 2019

Walter Benjamin and Shakespeare symposium Saturday April 6, 2019 Garrick’s Temple to Shakespeare, Hampton David Garrick built his Shakespeare Temple beside the Thames at Hampton in 1755 as a place where ‘the thinkers of the world’ would meet to reflect … Continue reading

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Shakespeare in Philosophy symposia at the Temple 2019

After last’s summer’s series of days on French theorists, we turn this year to twentieth-century political theology, and to three thinkers whose work has powerfully shaped recent interpretations of Shakespearean theatre. This is our programme: Saturday April 6: Walter Benjamin and … Continue reading

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David Hawkes: ‘Marx and Shakespeare Today: Towards an Ethics of Representation’

Richard Wilson introduces the Shakespeare and Marx symposium held Garrick’s Temple to Shakespeare on June 24, 2017. He also introduces the first speaker David Hawkes (Arizona State University) who discusses usury in his talk ‘Marx and Shakespeare Today: Towards an … Continue reading

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New issue of Etudes Epistémè

From our friends at Etudes Epistémè: We are very pleased to announce the publication of Etudes Epistémè (33): “Profane Shakespeare – Perfection, Pollution and the Truth of Performance,” (https://journals.openedition.org/episteme/2445) Edited by Anne-Marie Miller-Blaise, Karen Britland and Line Cottegnies, with contributions by Stella Achilleos, … Continue reading

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Garrick and Hogarth Colloquium, Oct 13

GARRICK AND HOGARTH: A COLLOQUIUM   ROSE THEATRE KINGSTON Saturday October 13 2018: 09.30 – 13.30   09.30 Registration 10.00 Welcome: Richard Wilson (Kingston University) Robin Simon (University College London): ‘Greasepaint and Oils: Garrick and the Artists’ 11.00: Coffee (Rose … Continue reading

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Barton, Hall and Shakespeare conference final programme

BARTON, HALL AND SHAKESPEARE ROSE THEATRE KINGSTON-UPON-THAMES SEPTEMBER 8 2018 10.00:  Barton and Hall Chair: Richard Wilson Michael Cordner : John Barton Stuart Hampton Reeves: Peter Hall 11.30: Coffee 12.00: Michael Pennington and Janet Suzman in conversation with Andrew Jarvis … Continue reading

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Derrida and Shakespeare, 1 September

KINGSTON SHAKESPEARE SEMINAR AT GARRICK’S TEMPLE SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 1 2018 DERRIDA AND SHAKESPEARE 09.30: Registration and coffee (Temple Pavilion)  10.00:  Chair: Richard Wilson (Kingston University) Nicholas Royle (Sussex University): ‘Shakespeare Dreaming’ 11.00: Coffee (Temple Pavilion) 11.30:  Chair: Paul Kottman (New … Continue reading

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