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Celebrating Gregory Doran and Sir Antony Sher

Gregory Doran at the Shakespeare Birthday Celebrations 23 April 2022 The day before Shakespeare’s Birthday, 22 April 2022, Gregory Doran announced that he was standing down from his post as Artistic Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company. He’s...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 15 May 2022

Celebrating Shakespeare’s Birthday,

Sir Stanley Wells So how are you going to be celebrating Shakespeare’s birthday in 2020? With everybody in lockdown and all actual events cancelled, it’s tempting to forget the whole thing. But here in Stratford-upon-Avon people are determined...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 22 Apr 2020

Everything to Everybody: opening up Birmingham’s Shakespeare Memorial Library

For years Libraries have been under severe pressure, with many closing their doors, having their opening hours restricted, or having to rely on volunteers. So it’s wonderful to report that one of the great Shakespeare libraries in the West Midlands,...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 18 Feb 2020

About the Bard

By Diane Meyer Lowman (The Shakespeare Institute, UoB). I have loved Shakespeare for as long as I can remember. Some might say I’m obsessed. So when my boys grew and flew, and I needed to occupy myself and stave off the impending midlife crisis,...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 30 Nov 2018

Shakespeare’s Emotions, Lost and Found

On Friday, November 17th, more than 60 Shakespeare students, scholars, theatre practitioners, and enthusiasts gathered at the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Other Place Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon to discuss emotion in Shakespeare’s plays....
From: Digital Shakespeares on 6 Dec 2017

“speak like an ancient and most quiet watchman”: Much Ado About Nothing in the Summer of Love

By Kelsey Ridge, University of Birmingham This year, the Globe theatre flourishes its Summer of Love with Matthew Dunster’s Much Ado About Nothing set in 1914 Mexico during the first wave of Mexican revolution.  It’s an overall lively...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 30 Sep 2017

Before Shakespeare Conference, 24-27 August, University of Roehampton

By Callan Davies, Before Shakespeare We’re looking forward to a busy summer of Read Not Deads at Shakespeare’s Globe, a playreading marathon at the Shakespeare Institute, and workshops with The Dolphin’s Back.  Rounding off...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 11 Jul 2017

Design for Shakespeare across the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Collections

SBT Research Conversation, Wednesday 14 June By Ella Hawkins, Shakespeare Institute (University of Birmingham)   Photograph by Victoria Joynes On Wednesday 14th June, I gave the third talk in the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust’s ‘Research...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 27 Jun 2017

Audiences, Readers, Listeners, Users – Understanding reception in a digital age

On 18 May I’ll be leading a workshop on ‘Understanding reception in a digital age’ as part of the University of Birmingham’s Institute for Advanced Studies. Below is a description of the event and the schedule for the day. If you’re...
From: Digital Shakespeares on 3 May 2017

SBT Research Conversation, Wednesday 19 April

‘Shakespeare’s Wood’ By Dr. Tara Hamling and Dr. Cathryn Enis, University of Birmingham.   A new series of ‘Research Conversations’ organised by Dr. Paul Edmondson, Head of Research at the Shakespeare Birthplace...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 29 Apr 2017

Shakespeare’s New Place: A one-day conference

Shakespeare’s New Place: A one-day conference Saturday 17 September, 10.00am to 4.00pm (The Wolfson Hall, The Shakespeare Centre, arrivals from 9.45am). Shakespeare’s New Place: an artistic reconstruction by Phillip Watson In March 2010,...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 17 Aug 2016

Arise, Sir Stanley!

Professor Stanley Wells Shakespeareans will be delighted to hear that Professor Stanley Wells has received a (long-overdue) knighthood in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. His books alone would take up several shelves, covering a wide variety...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 11 Jun 2016

The ideal library

Marcus Vitruvius Pollio has some good advice on the best situation for a library, in this copy of...
From: The Hurd Library on 27 Jan 2016

Shakespeare online for 2016

One of the images illustrating the British Council’s new course Into the new year it’s time for starting something afresh. With this being such a big year for Shakespeare, there are several online courses beginning soon that aim to increase...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 7 Jan 2016

Stratford-upon-Avon projects 2016: a new collaboration

The Courtyard Theatre, formerly The Other Place Earlier in the week I wrote about some of the projects in Stratford-upon-Avon timed for completion at the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death in April 2016. The Royal Shakespeare Company and Birmingham...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 13 Feb 2015

Being Human: Shakespeare and the humanities

It was in 1998 that Harold Bloom’s book Shakespeare: the Invention of the Human was published.  In the book “Bloom presents one of the boldest theses of Shakespearean scholarships: that Shakespeare not only invented the English language,...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 10 Nov 2014

Teaching Shakespeare digitally

Yesterday I had the pleasure of speaking at a symposium at the University of Birmingham on Shakespeare and education ‘in the age of digital humanities’. Sponsored by the British Shakespeare Association, it featured talks from Sarah Olive on...
From: Digital Shakespeares on 26 Jun 2014

The future of education for Shakespeare? MOOCs in action

The second of the two Massive Open Online Course (MOOCs)s on Shakespeare is now under way, and in case you fancy trying it out, is still open for enrolment. The first, the Shakespeare Institute’s Hamlet MOOC, has finished, though it’s to...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 12 Mar 2014

Fernie’s Freetown Film!

Professor Ewan Fernie, University of BirminghamFollowing on from the recent account of Ewan Fernie’s inaugural lecture, you might like to know that you can watch a recording of it made available by the University of Birmingham by clicking here....
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 30 Jan 2014

Freedom, Freetown and Fernie’s Fiery Feast

Professor Ewan Fernie, University of BirminghamYou do not expect a critic of Shakespeare, Nietzsche, Dostoevsky, Kierkegaard and other geniuses of human depth and intellect to be as good as Shakespeare, Nietzsche, Dostoevsky or Kierkegaard. Fair enough....
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 29 Jan 2014

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