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

John D. Staines
jstaines@jjay.cuny.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

09/12/2014
5:00 PM
"The Void in the Evidence: Edward Alleyn, Philip Henslowe, and Christopher Marlowe."
Susan Cerasano, Colgate University
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10/10/2014
5:00 PM
“Affective Politics: Alternative Histories on the Early Modern English Stage.”
Mario DiGangi, Lehman College, CUNY Graduate Center
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11/14/2014
5:00 PM
"Shrill-voiced suppliants: Ritual Forms, Constraint, and Coercion in Richard II."
Leah Whittington, Harvard University
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12/12/2014
5:00 PM

Catherine Nicholson, Yale University
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02/13/2015
5:00 PM

Irene Dash, Hunter College




03/13/2015
5:00 PM

Naomi Liebler, Montclair State University
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04/10/2015
5:00 PM

Paul Cefalu, Lafayette College
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05/08/2015
5:00 PM

Richard Strier, University of Chicago
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