Sunday, October 07, 2012

London Shakespeare Seminar 2012-13

The London Shakespeare Centre and Institute for English Studies are delighted to announce the programme for the London Shakespeare Seminar for 2012-13. 

This long-established annual seminar series provides a wide and significant intellectual/social resource for early modernists in the London area.
 All seminars take place from 5.15-7pm at Senate House.

15th October, Senate Room (Senate House, 1st Floor) – Chair: Gordon McMullan
·       Jemima Matthews (University of Nottingham) - Renegotiating the Early Modern Thames
·      Jennifer Young (King’s College, London) - Reading Shakespeare Through Collaboration: Nicholas Okes and Q1 King Lear

19th November, Chancellor’s Hall (Senate House, 1st Floor)  – Chair: Sonia Massai
·       Jonathan Holmes (Jericho House) - Inside out, outside in: the spaces of The Tempest
·       Arne Pohlmeier (Two Gents Productions) - Two Gents and the Miracle of Performance

10th December, Chancellor’s Hall (Senate House, 1st Floor) – Chair: Russ Mcdonald
·       Lena Orlin (Georgetown University & Executive Director, SAA) - The Private Life of William Shakespeare

28th January, Room 349 (Senate House, 3rd Floor) – Chair: Alison Shell
·       Jenny Richards (Newcastle University) - Diagnosing the Body Politic in Henry IV:2
·       Faith Acker (Sheffield University) - Ten Things We'd Change about the Sonnets: Readings from John Benson, Edward Capell, and Captain Picard

25th February, Chancellor’s Hall (Senate House, 1st Floor) – Chair: Ann Thompson
·       Elizabeth Schafer (Royal Holloway) - Arguing (Politely) with Geoffrey Rush: The Merry Wives of Windsor
·       Abigail Rokison (University of Cambridge) - Shakespearean Verse Speaking: The Actor and the Editor

29th April, Senate Room (Senate House, 1st Floor) – Chair: Hannah Crawforth
·       Chloe Houston Mandy (Reading University) - ‘The Persians still worship the rising sunne’: Persian suns and sons in early modern English drama
·       Rhodri Lewis (Oxford University) - Love in the 90s: Shakespeare on Affection and the Psychology of Misapprehension


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