Category Archives: KiSS

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Up-coming events, Spring 2018

Here is a provisional programme for the Spring term. Sessions will be updated as soon as possible. 28 January:  Edward Paleit 1 February: KiRSe: Edward III playreading 8 February: [KiSSiT] 15 February:  Claudia Olk 22 February: KiRSe: Double Falsehood playreading 1 March: … Continue reading

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New Year Message

  Dear Colleagues. I am writing with New Year greetings, and to thank you for your generous contributions to the Kingston Shakespeare Seminar in 2017. This was our fifth year of events at Garrick’s Temple and the Rose Theatre, and … Continue reading

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Dr Paul Hamilton held at UK border and sent to Iceland

On November 14, 2017 Dr Paul Hamilton, a member of the Kingston Shakespeare Seminar, flew into Heathrow Airport from Arizona, to assist in the organisation of two conferences at Kingston’s Rose Theatre (‘Marlowe and Shakespeare’ and ‘Shakespeare and the Philosophical … Continue reading

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Peter J. Smith: ‘What country, friends, is this?’: Tim Supple’s Trans-Cultural Twelfth Night and the Influence of Trevor Nunn, Dec 9

On Thursday December 7, 2017 Kingston Shakespeare features Peter J. Smith (Nottingham Trent) delivering a talk entitled ‘‘What country, friends, is this?’: Tim Supple’s Trans-Cultural Twelfth Night and the Influence of Trevor Nunn’. The talk is an examination of the … Continue reading

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John Gillies: The Conversational Turn in Shakespeare, Nov 23

On Thursday November 23, 2017 John Gillies (Essex) will be giving a talk entitled ‘The Conversational Turn in Shakespeare’, where he studies two different senses of the the word ‘conversation’, one dominant and one emergent during Shakespeare’s time that has … Continue reading

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Marlowe and Shakespeare programme

MARLOWE AND SHAKESPEARE KINGSTON SHAKESPEARE SEMINAR AND THE MARLOWE SOCIETY ROSE THEATRE KINGSTON: NOVEMBER 17 / 18 2017   DAY ONE: MARLOWE AND SHAKESPEARE AT THE ROSE 09.30: Registration: Theatre Foyer 10.00: Lecture: The Auditorium: Welcome: Robert O’Dowd (Rose Theatre … Continue reading

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Roy Eriksen: “’Sbloud he speakes terribly”: Unpacking Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus (B), Nov 16

As a prelude to the Marlowe and Shakespeare conference, we have Roy Eriksen (Agder University) discussing Doctor Faustus on Thursday November 16. The talk challenges the current “orthodoxy” that sees the 1604 edition of Doctor Faustus as the most original version and relegates … Continue reading

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David Schalkwyk: ‘Unpacking the heart: Interiority, Theatricality and Love in Hamlet’, Oct 26

On Thursday Oct 26, Kingston Shakespeare is happy to host David Schalkwyk (Queen Mary), who is giving a talk entitled ‘Unpacking the heart: Interiority, Theatricality and Love in Hamlet‘. The paper approaches the problem of interiority in Hamlet by asking why it … Continue reading

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Playreading Pericles Prince of Tyre, Oct 19 (KiRSe)

Shipwreck, pirates, resurrection, a goddess, incest, plague, a brothel, riddling, knights in armour and a family dispersed across the Levant: in its day immensely popular, Shakespeare’s version of one of the great European stories (adapted in conjunction with George Wilkins) … Continue reading

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‘TO LOSE NO DROP’: Retrieving the Shakespeare Canon

There were thirty-six plays when Shakespeare’s colleagues collected them for the first time in 1623 in the Folio. In 2017 a new complete Shakespeare contains forty-one complete plays, and contributions to a couple more. In the four hundred years since … Continue reading

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