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Foucault and Shakespeare Symposium, June 23 [Shakespeare at the Temple]

SHAKESPEARE AT THE TEMPLE 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 on the plays. He hoped Voltaire would come. Now the … Continue reading

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Much Ado About Nothing: A Colloquium -programme

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING: A COLLOQUIUM ROSE THEATRE KINGSTON Saturday April 21 2018 09.30 Registration 9.45: Welcome Richard Wilson (Kingston Shakespeare Seminar) Alison Findlay (British Shakespeare Association) 10.00: An Introduction to the Play’s Performance History Kathryn Prince (University of Ottawa) … Continue reading

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Event: Music and poetry for Shakespeare’s birthday (Garrick’s Temple), Friday April 20

Music and poetry for Shakespeare’s birthday  The Lovekyn Consort presents songs and dances from the Elizabethan stage, along with Shakespeare’s sonnets and new work inspired by them by actor and poet Amy Neilson-Smith. Zita Syme – Voice William Summers – Renaissance … Continue reading

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Lacan and Shakespeare programme

KINGSTON SHAKESPEARE SEMINAR AT GARRICK’S TEMPLE SATURDAY APRIL 7 2018 LACAN AND SHAKESPEARE 10.00 Matthew Biberman (University of Louisville): ‘Shakespeare, Garrick, Lacan: Making Sense of Hamlet’s Missing Gravediggers’ Chair: Richard Wilson (Kingston University) 11.00: Coffee (Temple Pavilion) 11.30 Penny Georgiou … Continue reading

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MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING: A COLLOQUIUM TO MARK THE ROSE THEATRE PRODUCTION, April 21

KINGSTON SHAKESPEARE SEMINAR BRITISH SHAKESPEARE ASSOCIATION MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING: A COLLOQUIUM TO MARK THE ROSE THEATRE PRODUCTION ROSE THEATRE KINGSTON Saturday April 21 2018: 09.30 – 17.00 Participants include Deborah Cartmell (De Montfort University) Simon Dormandy (Rose Theatre) Alison … Continue reading

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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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Yanis Varoufakis: Shake the Superflux -texts

Below you may find the Kingston University press release on the talk by Varoufakis, Richard Wilson’s introduction as well as links to the text of the talk itself and an article about the event. Greece’s former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis … Continue reading

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Lacan and Shakespeare, April 7

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 on the plays. He hoped Voltaire would come. Now the Kingston Shakespeare Seminar is … 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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COLLOQUIUM ON RICHARD II and CASTING DIVERSITY , March 24-25

    Registration is now open for   KINGSTON SHAKESPEARE SEMINAR with GLOBAL SHAKESPEARE and Anərkē Shakespeare COLLOQUIUM ON RICHARD II and CASTING DIVERSITY  ROSE THEATRE KINGSTON MARCH 24/25 2018   DAY 1: SATURDAY MARCH 24 09.30 – 18.00  ‘Political Theology and Shakespeare’s Richard II’   Richard Ashby … Continue reading

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