Tag Archives: Walter Benjamin

CFP: Constitutions of Hamlet, Dec 16, Split, Croatia

On the success of the Weird Shakespeare conference, our friends at Split are organising a conference entitled Constitutions of Hamlet with Andreas Höfele and our own Ken McMullen as plenaries. CFPs are due by Nov 20: see more below! Tragedy and … 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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KiSSiT: SHAKESPEARE AND THE STATE OF EXCEPTION CFP

Following the success of its conference on ‘Shakespeare and Waste’, Kingston Shakespeare Seminar in Theory seeks participants for a one-day conference on ‘Shakespeare and the State of Exception’ to be held on Saturday 19 December, 2015 at the Rose Theatre, … Continue reading

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