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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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John Gillies: The Conversational Turn in Shakespeare, Nov 23

On Thursday November 23, 2017 John Gillies (Essex) will be giving a talk entitled ‘The Conversational Turn in Shakespeare’, where he studies two different senses of the the word ‘conversation’, one dominant and one emergent during Shakespeare’s time that has … Continue reading

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Programme for Shakespeare and Nietzsche

10.00: Chair: Richard Wilson (Kingston University) Paul Kottman (New School, New York) ‘The Eternal Justification of the World’ Eric Heinze (Queen Mary University, London) ‘Nietzsche versus Machiavelli in Shakespeare’ 11.30: Coffee 12.00: Chair: John Gillies (Essex University) Bjorn Quiring (Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich) … 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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Stuart Elden: Shakespeare and Philosophy, March 16

We are delighted to have Professor Stuart Elden give a talk at KiSS. His talk is on the central topic of Kingston Shakespeare, namely Shakespeare and philosophy, with a lecture entitled ‘Measuring Territories: The Techniques of Rule’. This session convenes … Continue reading

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Erik Roraback: The Philosophical Baroque, Feb 16

Our third guest for Spring 2017 is Dr Erik Roraback from Charles University, Prague. His talk is excitingly entitled ‘The Philosophical Baroque’ and it is based on his forthcoming book  The Philosophical Baroque: On Autopoietic Modernities. Here is a description … Continue reading

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KiSS: Derrida Reads Shakespeare with Chiara Alfano, Dec 8

The final Booktalk for this term is with Chiara Alfano (Kingston) where she will be discussing material from her upcoming book, under contract with Edinburgh University Press for their Critical Studies in Shakespeare and Philosophy series. The talk, and the book, … Continue reading

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KiSS: Shakespeare’s Folly: Philosophy, Humanism, Critical Theory with Sam Hall, Nov 24

Our second booktalk session is with an old friend, Dr Sam Hall. We will be discussing his new book Shakespeare’s Folly: Philosophy, Humanism, Critical Theory, published by Routledge. Out now! In the roundtable session will include excerpts from the book … Continue reading

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Shakespeare and the Enlightenment – Shakespeare at Garrick’s Temple, Sept 3

Kingston Shakespeare is proud to announce a collaboration with Garrick’s Temple at Hampton in organising Shakespeare and philosophy events. It was David Garrick’s dream to host Enlightenment luminaries, like Voltaire, at the shrine he built to Shakespeare in 1756. Unlike … Continue reading

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