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Benjamin and Shakespeare symposium, April 6, 2019

Walter Benjamin and Shakespeare symposium Saturday April 6, 2019 Garrick’s Temple to Shakespeare, Hampton 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 … Continue reading

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Shakespeare in Philosophy symposia at the Temple 2019

After last’s summer’s series of days on French theorists, we turn this year to twentieth-century political theology, and to three thinkers whose work has powerfully shaped recent interpretations of Shakespearean theatre. This is our programme: Saturday April 6: Walter Benjamin and … Continue reading

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New issue of Etudes Epistémè

From our friends at Etudes Epistémè: We are very pleased to announce the publication of Etudes Epistémè (33): “Profane Shakespeare – Perfection, Pollution and the Truth of Performance,” (https://journals.openedition.org/episteme/2445) Edited by Anne-Marie Miller-Blaise, Karen Britland and Line Cottegnies, with contributions by Stella Achilleos, … Continue reading

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Garrick and Hogarth Colloquium, Oct 13

GARRICK AND HOGARTH: A COLLOQUIUM   ROSE THEATRE KINGSTON Saturday October 13 2018: 09.30 – 13.30   09.30 Registration 10.00 Welcome: Richard Wilson (Kingston University) Robin Simon (University College London): ‘Greasepaint and Oils: Garrick and the Artists’ 11.00: Coffee (Rose … Continue reading

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Barton, Hall and Shakespeare conference final programme

BARTON, HALL AND SHAKESPEARE ROSE THEATRE KINGSTON-UPON-THAMES SEPTEMBER 8 2018 10.00:  Barton and Hall Chair: Richard Wilson Michael Cordner : John Barton Stuart Hampton Reeves: Peter Hall 11.30: Coffee 12.00: Michael Pennington and Janet Suzman in conversation with Andrew Jarvis … Continue reading

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Derrida and Shakespeare, 1 September

KINGSTON SHAKESPEARE SEMINAR AT GARRICK’S TEMPLE SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 1 2018 DERRIDA AND SHAKESPEARE 09.30: Registration and coffee (Temple Pavilion)  10.00:  Chair: Richard Wilson (Kingston University) Nicholas Royle (Sussex University): ‘Shakespeare Dreaming’ 11.00: Coffee (Temple Pavilion) 11.30:  Chair: Paul Kottman (New … Continue reading

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Shakespeare and Presentism -programme

KINGSTON SHAKESPEARE SEMINAR UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA LAS VEGAS SHAKESPEARE AND PRESENTISM ROSE THEATRE KINGSTON – SATURDAY JULY 28 9.30: Registration (Rose Foyer) 10.00 (Rose Gallery): Welcome: Richard Wilson (Kingston University) Lecture: Evelyn Gajowski (University of Nevada Las Vegas) ‘The Shakespearean … Continue reading

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CFP: Barton, Hall and Shakespeare, Sept 7-8, 2018

BARTON, HALL AND SHAKESPEARE ROSE THEATRE KINGSTON-UPON-THAMES SEPTEMBER 7 / 8 2018 CALL FOR PAPERS The Kingston Shakespeare Seminar and British Shakespeare Association announce a conference to celebrate and explore the work of John Barton and Peter Hall, focused on … Continue reading

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LITTLE STARS AND GALLOPING STEEDS: SEX IN SHAKESPEARE Friday June 22 2018

KINGSTON SHAKESPEARE SEMINAR  LITTLE STARS AND GALLOPING STEEDS SEX IN SHAKESPEARE Friday June 22 2018 Rose Theatre Kingston  09.30 Registration  10:00 Opening remarks: Christian Smith (Kingston University) 10:15 Desire Nell McKeown (King’s College London) ‘Emilia’s Phoenix Love: Female Eroticism in The Two … Continue reading

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Foucault and Shakespeare programme June 23

KINGSTON SHAKESPEARE SEMINAR AT GARRICK’S TEMPLE SATURDAY JUNE 23 2018 FOUCAULT AND SHAKESPEARE 10.00: Chair: Richard Wilson (Kingston University) Jonathan Dollimore ‘Foucault, Shakespeare and Cultural Materialism’ 11.00: Coffee (Temple Pavilion) 11.30: Chair: David Schalkwyk (Queen Mary University London) Kélina Gotman … Continue reading

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