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
Andras Kisery
Professor, City College, CUNY
akisery@ccny.cuny.edu

Zoltan Markus
Professor, Vassar College
zomarkus@vassar.edu

Rapporteur
Ashley Streeter
Columbia University, English and Comparative Literature
amb2263@columbia.edu