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

Shakespeare and Nietzsche, Sept 2

On Saturday September 2, 2017 Shakespeare at the Temple -symposium returns to Garrick’s Temple with a fourth event, this time on Shakespeare and Nietzsche with talks by Katie Brennan, Paul Kottman, Bjorn Quiring, Tracy Strong and Scott Wilson. There will be a concert … Continue reading

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Saturday July 15: Old St Paul’s and Culture -symposium

The place to go in London on Saturday is St Paul’s! A great programme and line up of speakers: see their website if tickets are still available. Old St Paul’s and Culture: A Symposium Hosted by the University of Sussex Centre … Continue reading

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Up-coming events, Summer and Autumn 2017

Here are the up-coming symposia and conferences. Our Thursday seminars will also continue–more on those soon! Sept 2: Shakespeare and Nietzsche (Shakespeare at Garrick’s Temple) Nov 17-18: Marlowe and Shakespeare Dec 9: Shakespeare’s Philosophical Turn (KiSSiT one-day conference) More info … Continue reading

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Speaker biographies for Shakespeare and Marx + concert programme

See the programme for tomorrow’s conference – some tickets are still available! Here are the speaker biographies followed by the concert programme. Booking for both at Eventbrite. David Hawkes is Professor of English at Arizona State University. His publications span … Continue reading

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Jennifer Ann Bates: Hegel and Shakespeare on the Measure for Measure: The Hangman’s Mystery -recordings

In her illumination of Shakespeare through Hegel, Jennifer Ann Bates reads the logic of measure from Hegel alongside Measure for Measure. Bates argues that each text is an initiation into the execution of the logic of measure with a focus … Continue reading

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Paul Kottman: Herder, Hegel and Shakespeare -recordings

By discussing the German philosophers Johann Gottfried von Herder (1744-1803) and Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770-1831), Paul A. Kottman proposes to see Shakespearean tragedy as the birth of a distinct art form. He argues that Shakespearean tragedy works through and … Continue reading

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Introduction to Shakespeare and the Enlightenment by Richard Wilson

Professor Richard Wilson introduces the symposium on Shakespeare and the Enlightenment at Garrick’s Temple to Shakespeare in Hampton, London. This is part of the Shakespeare at the Temple series. Unfortunately the original video file was corrupted, hence the slideshow video. … Continue reading

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Videos from Marlowe Day 2017 in Canterbury

Christopher Marlowe Day 2017 took place  at the Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury on May 20th, organised by the Marlowe Society. Below is a video montage where you can spy old friends and our own Ildiko Solti. Moreover, another video is linked … Continue reading

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ESRA 2017 Registration open!

Below is a message from our friends at ESRA. Check out the programme, panels and seminars, and you will find familiar people. An exciting conference ahead! Dear Colleagues, We are delighted to announce that the registration for the European Shakespeare … Continue reading

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Marlowe and Shakespeare symposium CFP, Nov 18-19

MARLOWE AND SHAKESPEARE SYMPOSIUM ROSE THEATRE KINGSTON NOVEMBER 17 – 18 2017 Confirmed speakers include Gabriel Egan, Jean Howard, Charles Nicholl, Lois Potter, Robert Sawyer, Gary Taylor, Brian Vickers and Stanley Wells Proposals are invited for 25-minute presentations, or panels … Continue reading

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