Shakespeare

  • Founded
    1982
  • Seminar Number
    581

This seminar explores issues of interest to current Shakespeare scholarship. Principal topics include the relation of play-script to performance, the implications of recent changes in textual study, the relevance of texts to the social and political world in which they were produced, and the impact of contemporary theory on Shakespeare criticism. A Bernard Beckerman Memorial Lecture is presented annually in honor of the seminar’s founder.


Co-Chairs
Professor Laura Kolb
laura.kolb@baruch.cuny.edu

Professor Matt Zarnowiecki
james.zarnowiecki@touro.edu

Rapporteur
Alexander KP Lash
akl2150@columbia.edu


Meeting dates and locations are subject to change. Please confirm details with the seminar rapporteur.

Welcome

Meetings

09/14/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
'Thou art a cobbler': Julius Caesar and Making a World in the Globe
Lauren Robertson, Columbia University
Abstract




10/19/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
Cultural Histories of the Globe and Blackfriars
Lucy Munro, King's College London
Abstract




11/16/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
'At the least this refuge let me find': Refugees and Reparative Shakespeare
Douglas Lanier, University of New Hampshire
Abstract




12/14/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
Shakespeare, Race, and the Futures of Slavery in Early Modern England
Urvashi Chakravarty, George Mason University
Abstract




02/08/2019 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM

Miles Parks Grier, Queens College, CUNY




03/08/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM

Donovan Sherman, Seton Hall University




04/12/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM

Lyn Tribble, University of Connecticut




Notes: Bernard Beckerman Memorial Lecture
05/10/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM

Erika Lin, The Graduate Center, CUNY