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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   Over the last two decades there has been a turn away from theory to philosophy in Shakespeare studies. In 2000, the Philosophical Shakespeares collection, edited by John … 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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KiSSiT WiP: Verse Drama with Irene Morra, Peter Oswald & Richard O’Brien

The first KiSSiT Work-in-Progress session of this Spring features three great speakers – Irene Morra, Peter Oswald and Richard O’Brien – who will be discussing Shakespeare and Verse Drama. The session will be held on March 9 in the Gallery … Continue reading

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Kingston Shakespeare Spring 2017 schedule

The Spring (and Summer) term has a lot of activity in store: continued playreadings, work-in-progress presentations, book talks, conferences and symposia at Garrick’s Temple. Here is the schedule as it currently stands (amendations will be made as soon as possible): … Continue reading

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Theatrical Thresholds -podcast (KiSSiT: Shakespearean Thresholds)

The opening session of KiSSiT: Shakespearean Thresholds features Jami Rogers and Ildiko Solti within and without the theatre and performance. Dr Rogers discusses casting politics on stage and in cinema focusing on the portrayal of race in the media (from … Continue reading

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Kate Aughterson:‘I will tell you the beginning….’: Dramaturgy and Politics in Shakespeare’s Opening Scenes -podcast (KiSSiT: Shakespearean Thresholds)

In the first plenary of KiSSiT: Shakespearean Thresholds was given by Kate Aughterson with a paper entitled “‘I will tell you the beginning….’: Dramaturgy and Politics in Shakespeare’s Opening Scenes”. She explores the whole Shakespearean corpus looking at the beginnings … Continue reading

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Richard Wilson: “Come Unto These Yellow Sands” -podcast (KiSSiT: Shakespearean Thresholds)

The second plenary of KiSSiT: Shakespearean Thresholds was given by our own Richard Wilson. With a talk entitled “Come Unto These Yellow Sands: Shakespeare’s Other Heading”, he explores The Tempest setting it in dialogue with the horrors of the current migrant … Continue reading

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Philosophical Thresholds -podcast (KiSSiT: Shakespearean Thresholds)

The second panel of KiSSiT: Shakespearean Thresholds featured philosophical papers from Christian Smith, Sophie Battell and Jessica Chiba. Watch / listen to Christian Smith’s talk on a psychoanalytical reading of Coriolanus and Jessica Chiba discussing being and not-being in Shakespeare. … Continue reading

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Kelly Hunter: “‘Hamlet, Who’s There’ – Creating a New Production for the Modern World” -podcast (KiSSiT: Shakespearean Thresholds)

The final session of KiSSiT: Shakespearean Thresholds features Kelly Hunter discussing her adaptation of Hamlet entitled Hamlet, Who’s There? and the process behind it. Kelly Hunter is a highly accomplished actress on stage, film, TV and radio, having been directed by Peter Hall and … Continue reading

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