Past events in Shakespeare Institute In 'Events' EventsPast eventsThursday seminars Back to 'Shakespeare Institute' forthcoming events 2016 22nd April - Ode to Shakespeare17th March - Shakespeare and the kingdom of error10th March - Raping Lucrece: grief, remembrance and the politics of affect in Shakespeare3rd March - Therefore ha' done with words: danced versions of Shakespeare29th February - Shadows, not substantial things: music in the works of James Shirley25th February - Shakespeare Thursday Seminar11th February - Shakespeare, Hegel, and the politics of freedom4th February - Shakespeare Institute open afternoon for prospective students4th February - Twelfth Night28th January - Shakespeare Thursday Seminar21st January - Mastersinger! Shakespeare14th January - Strangely moving: Shakespeare's effective kneeling'. 2015 3rd December - Shakespeare at Oxford: University Plays and the Playhouse26th November - Misremembering Shakespeare19th November - 'Ever great': Ben Jonson's Works through four centuries12th November - Shakespeare Institute open afternoon for prospective students12th November - Shakespeare's Poetical Justice29th October - Shakespeare's tailors22nd October - Henry V after the War on Terror15th October - Captive Children in Shakespeare and in Real Life14th October - Godly Sorrow and the Protestant Imitatio Christi15th June-3rd July - The James Shirley Marathon29th May - Shakespeare and the Countess: The Battle that Gave Birth to the Globe27th May - Romeo and Juliet14th May - Shakespeare Institute open afternoon for prospective students26th March - Early modern corruption and its representations19th March - Shakespeare's Insides: A Study of the Complete Soliloquies and Asides12th March - Shakespeare Institute open afternoon for prospective students12th March - Shakespeare and Equality5th March - Quoting the Queen: style, authority and reported speech in sixteenth century correspondence4th March - Shakespeare on the brink of freedom26th February - Handling Ophelia in recent stage productions of Hamlet12th February - Nicholas Okes & Co.: co-operative publication and Q1 King Lear5th February - Shakespeare's voice29th January - Private iteration and public life: William Dering's 1623 adaptation of Shakespeare's Henry IV22nd January - Beckett's Shakespearean Echoes15th January - Shakespearean freedom and Shakespearean form 2014 4th December - Shakespeare and Opera27th November - Shakespeare Institute open afternoon for prospective students27th November - What Does it Take to be a Great Shakespeare Actor?20th November - Shakespeare and the Talkies17th November - Being Human in King Lear13th November - In shape and mind transformed'? Televised teaching and learning Shakespeare23rd October - Global Shakespeares as Methodology16th October - Picturing the Ten Commandments in the Post-Reformation English Parish Church15th October - Shakespeare on the road14th October - Shakespeare Unbard14th October - Shakespeare and the idea of national theatre9th October - Humorous Comedy and the Melancholy Jakes7th October - The Hip Hop Fellow2nd October - Shakespearean comedy and the boundaries of Europe17th September - 'Goblin's market: commemoration, anti-semitism and the invention of "global Shakespeare" in 19166th August - K'antu Ensemble perform Shakespeare's Music5th-7th June - British Graduate Shakespeare Conference 201424th May - Romeo and Juliet for the young viewer - interpretation and adaptation22nd May-1st June - Hay Festival1st April - First World War poetry event27th 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 students20th March - Shakespeare and the Countess: The Formidable Elizabeth Russell and the Blackfriars Theatre20th March - Shakespeare and the Countess: The Formidable Elizabeth Russell and the Blackfriars Theatre18th March - Shakespeare's Global Communities: Shakespeare, Cultural Value and the Olympic World Shakespeare Festival13th March - Laokoon, Dante, Shakespeare: a German view around 180013th March - Laokoon, Dante, Shakespeare: a German view around 18006th March - Walking in a Windsor Wonderland: a few ramshackle reflections on directing Shakespeare's greatest comedy27th February - Richard III, Our Contemporary13th February - Peculiar houses: the newness of early modern playhouses6th February - Henry V after the War on Terror: Event Television, the Soldierly Body as Spectacle and the Uncertain Politics of Memorialisation30th January - The Sensory Body in Shakespeare's Theatres27th January - Freetown! Shakespeare and Social Flourishing23rd January - Shakespeare's Persia16th January - Shakespeare Institute open afternoon for prospective students16th January - '"Grief best is pleased with grief's society": Shakespeare and Early Modern Sympathy' 2013 13th December - #DearShakespeare7th December - Workshop: perfecting your PhD application5th December - Scholarship and Creativity: Adapting and Unadapting Shakespeare and Fletcher's Cardenio28th November - Archives and Anecdotes21st November - Where to find lost plays14th November - Charles Mathews and his Gallery of British Theatrical Celebrity31st October - Shakespeare's Sonnets and the Claustrophobic Reader24th October - A Broken Coriolanus24th October - 'Creative Minds at Birmingham' - Jamie McKendrick [video stream available]24th-29th October - Book to the Future17th October - The End of Shakespeare's Verse?10th October - The Stage History of Cymbeline3rd October - Asia, Text, Performance 1692-20136th-8th June - Fifteenth Annual British Graduate Shakespeare Conference28th May - Teaching Shakespeare and the Big Stuff10th May - Reanimating Playbooks25th April - Staging Political Scandals: Two Brazilian Adaptations of William Shakespeare's Richard III24th April - Redcrosse, the secular and the sacred: an evening of performance and presentations on St George and the modern meaning of Englishness19th April - An Artistic Director Prepares21st March - Time and The Tempest20th March - Introducing our postgraduate courses in Shakespeare and Creativity14th March - Open afternoon for prospective students14th March - Hamlet in the Cold War: Zbigniew Herbert's 'Elegy of Fortinbras' and its Contexts7th March - 'What's so funny 'bout campus Shakespeare?'5th March - Second Stanley Wells Lecture28th February - Staging Shakespeare's Books: Intermedial Dramaturgy in 21st Century European Performance21st February - Sam Wanamaker7th February - ''Olympic Performance in the Year of Shakespeare' and 'Actors and Academics: Ways of Seeing the Artefact'31st January - Shakespearean Verse Speaking24th January - Open afternoon for prospective students24th January - Gregory Doran (Artistic Director, Royal Shakespeare Company)23rd January - Shakespeare's Persia17th January - Lettered Men and Spineless Women: The Gendering of Early Modern Stoicism16th January - Online chat: College of Arts and Law Scholarships 201310th January - The Chronology of Christopher Marlowe 2012 29th November - Shakespeare's Magic Books and the East African Explorers22nd November - Food and Identity in Shakespeare: The Inflections of Nationality, Gender, Rank and Age17th November - Redcrosse15th November - Ruling the Court in Shakespeare's Late Tragedies8th November - 'When all the breathers of this world are dead': Posthumous Perspectives in Shakespeare25th October - Disintegration, 192418th October - Demonic Macbeth and the Way We Live Now11th October - The Adventures of Sir Thomas Browne4th October - 'In their Tables': Hamlet Q1 and its Audience27th September - A boy from Stratford, 1769-19167th June - Shakespeare 2: Tragedy31st May - Profiling Shakespeare's Publishers, 1593-162222nd March - The Renaissance sublime15th March - Open afternoon for prospective students15th 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 Gold23rd February - Imagination and the Style of Limning in The Sonnets11th February - Rosencratz and Guildenstern9th February - Open afternoon for prospective students9th February - Emergence in Ardenspace: System and Exile in Shakespeare Pedagogy2nd February - Big Dig: the Poetics of Seventeenth-Century Drainage26th January - Beginning to spell: Sidney's Astrophil and Stella and the Crux of Protestant Poetics19th January - The Stratford-Munich Accord 'Shakespeare and Germany: a round table'12th January - Conversion in 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'