Tag Archives: Shakespeare and Scandinavia

Martin Regal, 1951-2017

Kingston Shakespeare is very sad to announce that Professor Martin Regal has died after a long illness. A memorial service will be held at the University of Reykjavik on Saturday December 2. Martin Regal was an inspirational colleague, a regular … Continue reading

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The Nordic Shakespeare Society (NorSS)

Below is the welcome letter to the newly formed Nordic Shakespeare Society (NorSS), which had its inaugural meeting during the Shakespeare and Scandinavia conference in 2015.   The Nordic Shakespeare Society (NorSS) aims to encourage and support a network of … Continue reading

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‘Shakespeare et les couleurs du temps’ par Dominique Goy-Blanquet

Dominique Goy-Blanquet, one of France’s leading Shakespeareans and a friend of Kingston Shakespeare, has written a historic article on the Wars of the Roses, where she discusses the plays and the adaptation, also mentioning the Shakespeare and Scandinavia conference. The … Continue reading

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Revolting Jack – A Sonnet by John G. Murphy

The sonnet “Revolting Jack” was inspired by a performance of Rufus Hound as Jack Cade, a historical character represented in Part 2 of Henry VI and in Edward IV of the John Barton and Peter Hall adaptation that is known as … Continue reading

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Shakespeare and Scandinavia Recordings

It was a truly inspiring event with many fantastic papers and ongoing discussions. Many thanks to all the delegates, plenaries, organizers, actors, and theatre staff. A momentous occasion. Amidst the talks and papers, the Nordic Shakespeare Society (NorSS) was established … Continue reading

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Open lectures for Shakespeare and Scandinavia

This years big London Shakespeare event Shakespeare and Scandinavia will take place on 8 – 11 October 2015 at the Rose Theatre, Kingston-upon-Thames. With a great line-up of plenary speakers, all of whose lectures will be free and open to … Continue reading

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Registration for Shakespeare and Scandinavia + other events

Registration for the Shakespeare and Scandinavia conference is now open! The conference will take place in October 8 – 11 2015 at Rose Theatre in Kingston upon Thames, with some panels and plenaries also at the Garrick’s Temple and Hampton … Continue reading

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Howard Caygill confirmed to speak at Shakespeare and Scandinavia conference

Howard Caygill (CRMEP, Kingston University) is added to the list of plenary speakers at the Shakespeare and Scandinavia Conference (8-11 October 2015) in Kingston-upon-Thames. He will be talking on Kierkegaard and Shakespeare. Other confirmed plenaries are (click images for bios): . Also, … Continue reading

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Shakespeare and Scandinavia Conference: Deadline for proposals 1 May, 2015

The Deadline for submitting paper and panel proposals for the International Academic Conference on Shakespeare and Scandinavia is now 1 May, 2015. Hosted by Kingston University at the Rose Theatre and co-hosted with Garrick’s Temple to Shakespeare. See below for CFP … Continue reading

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