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Eleanor Dobson


Eleanor Dobson.   Doctoral researcher Department of English Literature About Phd title : Egyptology in late Nineteenth and early Twentieth Century literature and culture Supervisors : Dr Daniel Moore  and Dr David Gange PhD English Literature Research My thesis investigates representations of Egyptology

Graeme Dobson


Graeme Dobson.   Lecturer in Language Literacies and Dyslexia School of Education Contact details Telephone +44 (0)121 414 3805 Email g.j.dobson@bham.ac.uk School of Education University of Birmingham Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, United Kingdom About Graeme is a Lecturer in Language Literacies and

Professor Michael Dobson


Professor Michael Dobson. Media experience Professor Dobson is a frequent contributor to British and international media. He has made numerous appearances on BBC Radio 4's Front Row and BBC Radio 3's Night Waves and is a regular contributor to Around the Globe and The London Review of Books . He has recently

Podcast: Michael Dobson talks with RSC Director Lucy Bailey


Podcast: Michael Dobson talks with RSC Director Lucy Bailey. Posted on Friday 21st October 2011 New Shakespeare Institute Director Michael Dobson hosts a ‘think tank’ on The Taming of the Shrew featuring input from Shakespeare Institute fellows and a team from the Royal Shakespeare Company’s upcoming

The 450th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth


The 450th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth. Interviewer: Lucy Vernall (Interviewer, Ideas Lab) Guest: Professor Michael Dobson Recorded:  02/04/2014 Broadcast:  11/04/2014 Intro VO : Welcome to the Ideas Lab Predictor Podcast from the University of Birmingham. In each edition we hear from an expert

Richard III: The real king of history, or marvellous theatrical villain?


Richard III: The real king of history, or marvellous theatrical villain?.   Professor Michael Dobson "Poor Richard III; how little reason that son of York had to like this area of his kingdom. Killed in the Midlands in 1485, and now dug up in the Midlands in 2013, and in the meantime posthumously defamed

Shakespeare Institute to host landmark exploration of Bard's verse


text.  The first session at the Globe generated some vigorous debate, and I hope that further sessions will do likewise.  Having had a career that straddles both acting and academia I am thrilled to have had the opportunity to be involved in this series of symposia.’  Michael Dobson, Director of

Shakespeare's Hamlet: Text, performance and culture


Nixon, Ophelia in the 2013 RSC production, on ‘To be, or not to be.’ Why have women as well as men wanted to play Hamlet, and with what implications for the play’s future? Lead academic Professor Michael Dobson trained at Oxford, where as an undergraduate he won the Charles Oldham Shakespeare Prize



of Devotion.  Religious Orders and Society in East Central Europe, 1450-1800 Ashgate, 2011         Hugh Adlingon, Peter McCullough and Emma Rhatigan (eds), The Handbook of the Early Modern Sermon Oxford University Press, 2011           Michael Dobson Shakespeare and Amateur Performance: A Cultural