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CFP: Little stars and galloping steeds: Sex in Shakespeare, June 22 (KiSSiT)

Little Stars and Galloping Steeds: Sex in Shakespeare Kingston Shakespeare Seminar in Theory Conference June 22, 2018, Rose Theatre, London. 10am – 6:30pm. Call for Papers: There is a lot of sex in Shakespeare. Some characters have sex, some brag … Continue reading

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Sam Hall: ‘Utopia, Determinate Negation: Shakespeare, Cave, Mann and Simone’, March 22

The final Thursday seminar of the term features one of the Honorary Fellows of Kingston Shakespeare, namely Sam Gilchrist Hall (Kingston/Károli Gáspár University) giving a talk entitled Utopia, Determinate Negation: Shakespeare, Cave, Mann and Simone. We convene on Thursday March 22 at … Continue reading

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Ildiko Solti: “The lever of form” – Performance and Philosophy in Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Feb 8

On Thursday February 8, 2018 Ildiko Solti (Kingston) will be continuing the dialogue with her late mentor, Geza Kallay, on the intersection of performance and philosophy with a talk entitled ‘”The lever of form” – Performance and Philosophy in Shakespeare’s … Continue reading

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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. 25 January:  Edward Paleit (City University): Tamburlaine’s Succession 1 February: KiRSe: Edward III playreading 8 February: KiSSiT: Ildiko Solti (Kingston): “The lever of form” – performance … 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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KiSSiT: Shakespeare and the Philosophical Turn, Dec 9

KiSSiT: Shakespeare and the Philosophical Turn December 9, 2017 Rose Theatre Kingston-upon-Thames 10.30: Opening remarks: Timo Uotinen 10.45 Panel: Christian Smith (Independent Scholar): “The point is to change it”: Marx’s use of Shakespeare in his move from philosopher to activist … Continue reading

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‘Idols of Nature: Causality of Fate, Baconian Philosophy and Shakespearean Tragedy’ with Timo Uotinen, Nov 2

On Thursday, November 2, the KiSSiT Work-in-Progress seminar features Timo Uotinen (Royal Holloway) giving a talk entitled ‘Idols of Nature: Causality of Fate, Baconian Philosophy and Shakespearean Tragedy’, where he links epistemology with ethics in discussing how the (self)destructive activity of … Continue reading

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‘Fictionalising the Renaissance’ with Hermione Eyre, Emma Whipday and Richard O’Brien (KiSSiT WiP), Oct 12

In the last ten to fifteen years, popular centre has seen a wave of narratives – from Shakespeare in Love to Wolf Hall to Upstart Crow – which take as their setting a reconstructed version of early modern England. This panel session brings together two academics … Continue reading

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KiSSiT: Shakespeare and the Philosophical Turn CFP

KiSSiT: Shakespeare and the Philosophical Turn December 9, 2017 Rose Theatre Kingston-upon-Thames  Confirmed speakers: Craig Bourne (Hertfordshire), Emily Caddick Bourne (Hertfordshire) and Géza Kállay (ELTE, Hungary) Over the last two decades there has been a turn away from theory to … 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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