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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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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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Shakespeare and Marx -symposium, June 24

KINGSTON SHAKESPEARE SEMINAR AT GARRICK’S TEMPLE SHAKESPEARE AND MARX SATURDAY JUNE 24 2017 10.00: Chair: Richard Wilson (Kingston University)  David Hawkes (Arizona State University) ‘Marx and Shakespeare Today: Towards an Ethics of Representation’ 11.00: Coffee 11.30: Chair: Kiernan Ryan (Royal … Continue reading

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Sir Stanley Wells: The Genius of Shakespeare -podcast

Sir Stanley Wells delivers the 2017 Rose Theatre Shakespeare Birthday Lecture. The lecture is entitled ‘The Genius of Shakespeare’. The session is chaired by Richard Wilson. The Shakespearean actor Andrew Jarvis receives the Lifetime Achievement Award from the British Shakespeare Association on behalf … Continue reading

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Margaret Jones-Davies: Shakespeare, le « nid de cygnes » et le rêve d’Europe

Shakespeare, le « nid de cygnes » et le rêve d’Europe Shakespeare, poète national, est le plus souvent cité pour ses tirades à la gloire d’une Angleterre insulaire, forte de son indépendance. La plus célèbre, dans Richard II (1595) chante l’invulnérabilité de l’île: … Continue reading

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Richard Wilson: The Bard on Brexit

From The New European April 21-April 27 2017   TO LEAVE OR NOT TO LEAVE THE BARD ON BREXIT   Shakespeare scholar RICHARD WILSON says the Bard’s work is one long battle between Brexit and Remain. And his vision of ‘this … Continue reading

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Michael Bogdanov

Kingston Shakespeare Seminar mourns the death of the inspirational theatre director Michael Bogdanov. He was a dynamic contributor to our programme and valiant friend of the Rose Theatre. The text of Michael’s stirring KiSS lecture, ‘The Readiness is All’, given on October 24 2013, … Continue reading

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Tomorrow: Shakespeare and Hegel / Speaker biographies

To-morrow, and to-morrow, and to-morrow, Creeps in this petty pace from day to day To the last syllable of recorded time, And all our yesterdays have lighted fools The way to dusty death. Yet tomorrow is also the Shakespeare and … Continue reading

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