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World Shakespeare Congress 2016

World Shakespeare Congress 2016
Description
Report from Stratford-upon-Avon and London.
Date:
03/11/2016

400th anniversary of playwright's death continues to involve Shakespeare Institute in worldwide celebrations

400th anniversary of playwright's death continues to involve Shakespeare Institute in worldwide celebrations
Description
While this summer's immense and elaborate World Shakespeare Congress may have marked one climax of this Shakespearean anniversary year, events continue to take place across the planet, with Shakespeare Institute personnel taking leading roles.
Date:
26/10/2016

Christopher Marlowe credited as one of Shakespeare's co-writers

Christopher Marlowe credited as one of Shakespeare's co-writers
Description
New research by a team of academics including the Shakespeare Institute's John Jowett.
Date:
25/10/2016

Who wrote Shakespeare?

Who wrote Shakespeare?
Description
In an article for the BBC, Dr Martin Wiggins examines what Shakespeare would be doing if he were alive today. Would he be writing for the stage, or working as a scriptwriter for film or television? Are they the modern media which are the closest equivalents to the stage of the Globe Theatre?
Date:
25/08/2016

BBC Proms Extra: Shakespeare - Religion and Clerics

BBC Proms Extra: Shakespeare - Religion and Clerics
Description
Professor Ewan Fernie was interviewed for BBC Radio 3's Proms Extra, on the relationship between Shakespeare and religion.
Date:
23/08/2016

Shakespeare's strong-willed women

Shakespeare's strong-willed women
Description
Dr Chris Laoutaris of the Shakespeare Institute explores Shakespeare's strong-willed women and delves into the scandals and controversies of their real-life counterparts in an article for the BBC's 'Shakespeare Lives' initiative, commemorating the 400th anniversary of the playwright's death.
Date:
15/08/2016

Stratford Residential 2016

Stratford Residential 2016
Description
The Shakespeare Institute welcomed 96 undergraduate students from the Department of English Literature to the annual Stratford Residential in June.
Date:
10/08/2016

Page, Stage and Screen

Page, Stage and Screen
Description
We celebrated the creativity of our students and staff in a three-day festival in June this year.
Date:
10/08/2016

What is unsayable in the 21st century?

What is unsayable in the 21st century?
Description
An interview with Fraser Grace.
Date:
04/08/2016

Much ado about Shakespeare: UK hosts global Bard summit

Much ado about Shakespeare: UK hosts global Bard summit
Description
An article in The Guardian about the World Shakespeare Conference 2016, co-hosted by the Shakespeare Institute, the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Shakespeare's Globe, the London Shakespeare Centre and King's College London.
Date:
03/08/2016
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