Past events in Shakespeare Institute


3rd December - Shakespeare at Oxford: University Plays and the Playhouse

26th November - Misremembering Shakespeare

19th November - 'Ever great': Ben Jonson's Works through four centuries

12th November - Shakespeare Institute open afternoon for prospective students

12th November - Shakespeare's Poetical Justice

29th October - Shakespeare's tailors

22nd October - Henry V after the War on Terror

15th October - Captive Children in Shakespeare and in Real Life

14th October - Godly Sorrow and the Protestant Imitatio Christi

15th June-3rd July - The James Shirley Marathon

29th May - Shakespeare and the Countess: The Battle that Gave Birth to the Globe

27th May - Romeo and Juliet

14th May - Shakespeare Institute open afternoon for prospective students

26th March - Early modern corruption and its representations

19th March - Shakespeare's Insides: A Study of the Complete Soliloquies and Asides

12th March - Shakespeare Institute open afternoon for prospective students

12th March - Shakespeare and Equality

5th March - Quoting the Queen: style, authority and reported speech in sixteenth century correspondence

4th March - Shakespeare on the brink of freedom

26th February - Handling Ophelia in recent stage productions of Hamlet

12th February - Nicholas Okes & Co.: co-operative publication and Q1 King Lear

5th February - Shakespeare's voice

29th January - Private iteration and public life: William Dering's 1623 adaptation of Shakespeare's Henry IV

22nd January - Beckett's Shakespearean Echoes

15th January - Shakespearean freedom and Shakespearean form


4th December - Shakespeare and Opera

27th November - Shakespeare Institute open afternoon for prospective students

27th November - What Does it Take to be a Great Shakespeare Actor?

20th November - Shakespeare and the Talkies

17th November - Being Human in King Lear

13th November - In shape and mind transformed'? Televised teaching and learning Shakespeare

23rd October - Global Shakespeares as Methodology

16th October - Picturing the Ten Commandments in the Post-Reformation English Parish Church

15th October - Shakespeare on the road

14th October - Shakespeare Unbard

14th October - Shakespeare and the idea of national theatre

9th October - Humorous Comedy and the Melancholy Jakes

7th October - The Hip Hop Fellow

2nd October - Shakespearean comedy and the boundaries of Europe

17th September - 'Goblin's market: commemoration, anti-semitism and the invention of "global Shakespeare" in 1916

6th August - K'antu Ensemble perform Shakespeare's Music

5th-7th June - British Graduate Shakespeare Conference 2014

24th May - Romeo and Juliet for the young viewer - interpretation and adaptation

22nd May-1st June - Hay Festival

1st April - First World War poetry event

27th March - "The end of Shakespeare's verse" from an/other end: 'Trans-creating' Shakespeare in Spanish today.

20th March - Shakespeare Institute open afternoon for prospective students

20th March - Shakespeare and the Countess: The Formidable Elizabeth Russell and the Blackfriars Theatre

20th March - Shakespeare and the Countess: The Formidable Elizabeth Russell and the Blackfriars Theatre

18th March - Shakespeare's Global Communities: Shakespeare, Cultural Value and the Olympic World Shakespeare Festival

13th March - Laokoon, Dante, Shakespeare: a German view around 1800

13th March - Laokoon, Dante, Shakespeare: a German view around 1800

6th March - Walking in a Windsor Wonderland: a few ramshackle reflections on directing Shakespeare's greatest comedy

27th February - Richard III, Our Contemporary

13th February - Peculiar houses: the newness of early modern playhouses

6th February - Henry V after the War on Terror: Event Television, the Soldierly Body as Spectacle and the Uncertain Politics of Memorialisation

30th January - The Sensory Body in Shakespeare's Theatres

27th January - Freetown! Shakespeare and Social Flourishing

23rd January - Shakespeare's Persia

16th January - Shakespeare Institute open afternoon for prospective students

16th January - '"Grief best is pleased with grief's society": Shakespeare and Early Modern Sympathy'


13th December - #DearShakespeare

7th December - Workshop: perfecting your PhD application

5th December - Scholarship and Creativity: Adapting and Unadapting Shakespeare and Fletcher's Cardenio

28th November - Archives and Anecdotes

21st November - Where to find lost plays

14th November - Charles Mathews and his Gallery of British Theatrical Celebrity

31st October - Shakespeare's Sonnets and the Claustrophobic Reader

24th October - A Broken Coriolanus

24th October - 'Creative Minds at Birmingham' - Jamie McKendrick [video stream available]

24th-29th October - Book to the Future

17th October - The End of Shakespeare's Verse?

10th October - The Stage History of Cymbeline

3rd October - Asia, Text, Performance 1692-2013

6th-8th June - Fifteenth Annual British Graduate Shakespeare Conference

28th May - Teaching Shakespeare and the Big Stuff

10th May - Reanimating Playbooks

25th April - Staging Political Scandals: Two Brazilian Adaptations of William Shakespeare's Richard III

24th April - Redcrosse, the secular and the sacred: an evening of performance and presentations on St George and the modern meaning of Englishness

19th April - An Artistic Director Prepares

21st March - Time and The Tempest

20th March - Introducing our postgraduate courses in Shakespeare and Creativity

14th March - Open afternoon for prospective students

14th March - Hamlet in the Cold War: Zbigniew Herbert's 'Elegy of Fortinbras' and its Contexts

7th March - 'What's so funny 'bout campus Shakespeare?'

5th March - Second Stanley Wells Lecture

28th February - Staging Shakespeare's Books: Intermedial Dramaturgy in 21st Century European Performance

21st February - Sam Wanamaker

7th February - ''Olympic Performance in the Year of Shakespeare' and 'Actors and Academics: Ways of Seeing the Artefact'

31st January - Shakespearean Verse Speaking

24th January - Open afternoon for prospective students

24th January - Gregory Doran (Artistic Director, Royal Shakespeare Company)

23rd January - Shakespeare's Persia

17th January - Lettered Men and Spineless Women: The Gendering of Early Modern Stoicism

16th January - Online chat: College of Arts and Law Scholarships 2013

10th January - The Chronology of Christopher Marlowe


29th November - Shakespeare's Magic Books and the East African Explorers

22nd November - Food and Identity in Shakespeare: The Inflections of Nationality, Gender, Rank and Age

17th November - Redcrosse

15th November - Ruling the Court in Shakespeare's Late Tragedies

8th November - 'When all the breathers of this world are dead': Posthumous Perspectives in Shakespeare

25th October - Disintegration, 1924

18th October - Demonic Macbeth and the Way We Live Now

11th October - The Adventures of Sir Thomas Browne

4th October - 'In their Tables': Hamlet Q1 and its Audience

27th September - A boy from Stratford, 1769-1916

7th June - Shakespeare 2: Tragedy

31st May - Profiling Shakespeare's Publishers, 1593-1622

22nd March - The Renaissance sublime

15th March - Open afternoon for prospective students

15th March - The History of 'Etc'

8th March - Monstrous To Our Human Reason: Minding the gap in 'The Winter's Tale'

1st March - Tropics Bound: Salt, Sweat, and Gold

23rd February - Imagination and the Style of Limning in The Sonnets

11th February - Rosencratz and Guildenstern

9th February - Open afternoon for prospective students

9th February - Emergence in Ardenspace: System and Exile in Shakespeare Pedagogy

2nd February - Big Dig: the Poetics of Seventeenth-Century Drainage

26th January - Beginning to spell: Sidney's Astrophil and Stella and the Crux of Protestant Poetics

19th January - The Stratford-Munich Accord 'Shakespeare and Germany: a round table'

12th January - Conversion in 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'