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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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Sir Peter Hall (1930 – 2017)

Kingston Shakespeare Seminar mourns Sir Peter Hall, an irreplaceable Chancellor of Kingston University and the founding director and presiding genius of the Rose Theatre. Sir Peter’s vision of the Rose as a ‘teaching theatre’, where actors and academics would work … Continue reading

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Programme for Shakespeare and Nietzsche

10.00: Chair: Richard Wilson (Kingston University) Paul Kottman (New School, New York) ‘The Eternal Justification of the World’ Eric Heinze (Queen Mary University, London) ‘Nietzsche versus Machiavelli in Shakespeare’ 11.30: Coffee 12.00: Chair: John Gillies (Essex University) Bjorn Quiring (Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich) … Continue reading

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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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Up-coming events, Summer and Autumn 2017

Here are the up-coming seminars, playreadings, symposia and conferences. Sept 2: Shakespeare and Nietzsche (Shakespeare at Garrick’s Temple) Oct 12: ‘Fictionalising the Renaissance’ with Hermione Eyre, Emma Whipday and Richard O’Brien (KiSSiT WiP) Oct 19: Pericles, Prince of Tyre (KiRSe Playreading) Oct 26: … 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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