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Is Shakespeare still our contemporary?

Is Shakespeare still our contemporary?
Description
Director of the Shakespeare Institute in discussion with Marina Warner, James Shapiro, Emma Smith and Colin Burrow.
Date:
21/08/2013

Downton star carries out research at the Shakespeare Institute

Downton star carries out research at the Shakespeare Institute
Description
Actor Hugh Bonneville, currently best known as Lord Grantham in Downton Abbey, was at the Shakespeare Institute on August 7th, filming an interview with its Director, Professor Michael Dobson.
Date:
20/08/2013

The Royal Shakespeare Company expands its repertory at the Shakespeare Institute

The Royal Shakespeare Company expands its repertory at the Shakespeare Institute
Description
Between May 20th and May 24th 2013, a team of RSC actors filled the Shakespeare Institute as they explored some 16 hitherto unrevived Elizabethan, Jacobean and Caroline plays for possible performance in the RSC's Swan auditorium.
Date:
20/08/2013

Shakespeare Institute collaborates in 'Civic Shakespeare' symposia in Verona and Weimar

Shakespeare Institute collaborates in 'Civic Shakespeare' symposia in Verona and Weimar
Description
Faculty members from the Shakespeare Institute participated in two European symposium events co-organized with colleagues based at the University of Verona, at the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, at Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, and at Ca'Foscari university in Venice.
Date:
20/08/2013

Honorand Barbara Gaines visits the Shakespeare Institute

Honorand Barbara Gaines visits the Shakespeare Institute
Description
Barbara Gaines, OBE, the Olivier-award winning director, visited the Shakespeare Institute on July 8th before receiving her honorary doctorate in Edgbaston on July 9th.
Date:
18/07/2013

Creative Minds at Birmingham

Creative Minds at Birmingham
Description
The School of English, Drama and American & Canadian Studies Writers and Artists Distinguished Speaker Series.
Date:
15/07/2013

Shakespeare Professor unveils our demonic dimension

Shakespeare Professor unveils our demonic dimension
Description
Ewan Fernie's latest publication reviewed in the Huffington Post.
Date:
01/07/2013

Looking at Englishness through the eyes of St George

Looking at Englishness through the eyes of St George
Description
A Redcrosse performance at St George's Church in Edgbaston.
Date:
17/05/2013

Beyond Melancholy: Sadness and Selfhood in Renaissance England

Beyond Melancholy: Sadness and Selfhood in Renaissance England
Description
Audio recording of Australian radio interview with Dr Erin Sullivan.
Date:
08/05/2013

Groundbreaking new programmes in Shakespeare and Creativity

Groundbreaking new programmes in Shakespeare and Creativity
Description
Reinvent Shakespeare for yourselves in Stratford.
Date:
29/04/2013
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