Tag Archives: Sovereignty

Arthur Bradley: ‘Untimely Ripp’d: Macbeth’s children’ -podcast

Listen here for Arthur Bradley‘s insightful talk on Macbeth and time. Discussing temporicide or time killing with sovereignty, unbearable life, and classic criticism from L.C. Knights and Cleanth Brooks, Bradley makes thought provoking links to the death of Czar Nikolai … Continue reading

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Closing Remarks to KiSSiT State of Exception

Watch Richard Wilson’s closing remarks to the KiSSiT: Shakespeare and the State of Exception conference, held at the Rose Theatre, Kingston on December 19, 2015. In summing up the day, Richard discusses the space of the conference, sovereignty and democracy, … Continue reading

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Jeffrey Knapp: Hamlet and the Sovereignty of Reasons -podcast

Listen to Jeffrey Knapp‘s excellent talk on the Sovereignty of Reasons – here. Knapp discusses how the understanding the world and its reasons is linked to subjective sovereignty but also how the sovereign is dependent on their subjects or being … Continue reading

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KiSSiT Shakespeare and State of Exception -programme

KiSSiT: Shakespeare and the State of Exception One-day conference at The Rose Theatre, Kingston on December 19, 2015. Free and open to all. 9.00 – 9.30 Welcome and Opening Remarks by Paul Hamilton in the Gallery 9.30 Session 1: The Exceptional … Continue reading

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Howard Caygill: Laertes’ Revolt and the Limits of Popular Sovereignty -podcast

Listen to Howard Caygill‘s insightful lecture here. He explores the impact of popular sovereignty in Hamlet as it seems a necessary component to Shakespeare’s play. Claudius’ sovereignty is ambiguous not only because of Hamlet but also due to Laertes and … Continue reading

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Jeffrey Knapp: ‘Hamlet and the Sovereignty of Reasons’, Dec 10

We are pleased to have the distinguished Jeffrey Knapp as the final speaker in our Shakespeare and Sovereignty series on Thursday December 10. His talk is entitled ‘Hamlet and the Sovereignty of Reasons’. The talk will begin at 5.30 in the Gallery … Continue reading

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Christopher Pye: ‘King Lear, Sovereignty, and the Condition of Justice’ – podcast

Listen to Christopher Pye‘s extraordinary talk here. He discussed sovereignty in King Lear relating it to autonomy, the self, the state, and the world. Focusing on Cordelia’s ‘nothing’ and Edgar’s ‘I nothing am’, he opens up the relationship of power to … Continue reading

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Howard Caygill: ‘Laertes’ Revolt and the Limits of Popular Sovereignty’, Dec 3

We are pleased to have Howard Caygill speaking at the KiSS Shakespeare and Sovereignty series with a talk entitled ‘Laertes’ Revolt and the Limits of Popular Sovereignty’. It will take place on December 3 in the Gallery at the Rose Theatre, … Continue reading

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KiSS and KiSSiT Events for 2015

With Howard Caygill confirmed for December 3, we have the full schedule for the end of the year with many exciting speakers and events: Thursday 26 November, 5.30pm. KiSS Shakespeare and Sovereignty series – Christopher Pye (Williams College): ‘King Lear, … Continue reading

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Christopher Pye: ‘King Lear, Sovereignty, and the Condition of Justice’, Nov 26

We are delighted to have one of the top Shakespeareans from across the Atlantic: Professor Christopher Pye will be talking at the KiSS Shakespeare and Sovereignty series on ‘King Lear, Sovereignty, and the Condition of Justice’. The talk will take place at … Continue reading

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