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

Gavin Hollis
ghollis@hunter.cuny.edu

Denise Walen
dewalen@vassar.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

09/09/2016 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
'After his sour fashion': Disposition and the Cognitive Ecology of Julius Caesar
Gail Kern Paster, Folger Shakespeare Library
Abstract




10/14/2016 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM

Dymphna Callaghan, Syracuse University




11/11/2016 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM

Jean Howard, Columbia University




12/09/2016 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM

Derek Dunne, Fribourg University




02/10/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM

Iska Alter, Hofstra University




03/10/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM

Matt Zarnowiecki, Touro College




04/21/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM

Melissa Sanchez, University of Pennsylvania




05/12/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM

David Hershinow, Princeton University