Tag Archives: Richard Wilson

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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Frank Whately: Edward Alleyn and the Rose + Conference Introduction

Robert O’Dowd opens the Marlowe and Shakespeare -conference held at the Rose Theatre, Kingston. He is followed by Richard Wilson introducing Frank Whately (Kingston) who is giving the opening plenary with a lecture entitled Edward Alleyn and the Rose. Abstract: The actor … Continue reading

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New Year Message

  Dear Colleagues. I am writing with New Year greetings, and to thank you for your generous contributions to the Kingston Shakespeare Seminar in 2017. This was our fifth year of events at Garrick’s Temple and the Rose Theatre, and … Continue reading

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Introduction to Shakespeare and the Enlightenment by Richard Wilson

Professor Richard Wilson introduces the symposium on Shakespeare and the Enlightenment at Garrick’s Temple to Shakespeare in Hampton, London. This is part of the Shakespeare at the Temple series. Unfortunately the original video file was corrupted, hence the slideshow video. … 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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Richard Wilson on Cardenio at the RSS

The History of Cardenio Richmond Shakespeare Society at the Mary Wallace Theatre, March 18 2017 Shakespeare and Cervantes both died on April 23 1616, and Borges was not the only other writer to fantasize that the dramatist and novelist were … Continue reading

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Shakespeare Volume One: Fair Em (KiSS Playreading), Oct 13

One of the new things Kingston Shakespeare is doing this semester is playreading in collaboration with our friend Gerald Baker. We are doing three plays from the Shakespeare apocrypha: Fair Em, Mucedorus, and The Merry Devil of Edmonton. There’s a … Continue reading

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Conference: Minor Shakespeares: the politics and aesthetics of the margins

Our friend in Croatia, Simon Ryle is organising very interesting conference on Minor Shakespeares: the politics and aesthetics of the margins on September 23-24 2016 at the University of Split featuring keynotes from the famed Peter Greenaway and our own Richard Wilson. … Continue reading

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eBook: Shakespeare, Combien de Prétendants?

With recent ‘revelations’ about Shakespeare authorship coming to light, our friends in France have published an e-book (out now!) addressing this issue of Shakespeare’s identity. Edited by Dominique Goy-Blanquet and François Laroque Shakespeare, Combien de Prétendants? features articles from the editors, Richard … Continue reading

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KiSSiT: Shakespearean Thresholds

KiSSiT: Shakespearean Thresholds The third KiSSiT one-day conference is entitled Shakespearean Thresholds. It will be held at the Rose Theatre, Kingston on April 2, 2016. Free and open to everyone! 10.30: Welcome and opening remarks by Timo Uotinen (Gallery) 11.oo: … Continue reading

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