Thursday seminars at the Shakespeare Institute

During the Autumn and Spring terms, the Institute runs a series of Thursday seminars which are given by members of staff and invited speakers. 

Seminar at the Shakespeare Institute

The seminars usually start at 14:00 in The Shakespeare Institute Hall, and last approximately 45 minutes. They will be followed by a question and answer session.  

 

The Merchant of Everywhere: Shylock, cosmopolitanism, and nationalism

The Merchant of Everywhere: Shylock, cosmopolitanism, and nationalism

Date
03/10/2019
Description
Shakespeare Institute Thursday seminar given by Michael Dobson (University of Birmingham).
The Life of a Play

The Life of a Play

Date
10/10/2019
Description
Shakespeare Institute Thursday seminar given by Eoin Price (Swansea University).
'Pericles, scattered: thinking again about textual transmission

'Pericles, scattered: thinking again about textual transmission

Date
17/10/2019
Description
Shakespeare Institute Thursday seminar given by Adam Smith (Balliol College, Oxford University).
Violas before and after Shakespeare: Cross-dressing drama in Italy and England

Violas before and after Shakespeare: Cross-dressing drama in Italy and England

Date
24/10/2019
Description
Shakespeare Institute Thursday seminar given by Elizabeth Sandis (Shakespeare Institute).
'Crooked Cross: Wilson Knight and the Sun Wheel

'Crooked Cross: Wilson Knight and the Sun Wheel

Date
31/10/2019
Description
Shakespeare Institute Thursday seminar given by Richard Wilson (Kingston University).
Title to be confirmed

Title to be confirmed

Date
14/11/2019
Description
Shakespeare Institute Thursday seminar - speaker to be confirmed.
'A pyramis of pity will I rear': Reworking Poetic Pity for Early Modern Drama

'A pyramis of pity will I rear': Reworking Poetic Pity for Early Modern Drama

Date
21/11/2019
Description
Shakespeare Institute Thursday seminar to be given by Toria Johnson (University of Birmingham).
Title to be confirmed

Title to be confirmed

Date
28/11/2019
Description
Shakespeare Institute Thursday seminar to be given by Sonai Massai (King's College London).
Title to be confirmed

Title to be confirmed

Date
05/12/2019
Description
Shakespeare Institute Thursday seminar - speaker to be confirmed.

A selection of Thursday Seminars...

Shakespearean Comedy and the Curse
of Realism
Professor Michael Dobson
An interview with Simon Russell Beale What manner of man was he?
Professor Sir Stanley Wells
  Editing Hamlet for performance
Abigail Rokison-Woodall