Upcoming Conferences and Performances
Warwick Arts Centre and Warwick University presents “Shakespeare: Lost or Found in Translation?” an evening of readings by international workshop practitioners on 6 June 2015 from 7pm – 9pm. The event is free and open to the public and will be held on in the Woods-Scawen Room at Warwick Arts Centre. For more information and to register, see: http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/cross_fac/iatl/activities/projects/globalshakespeare/dasharts.
The Giorgio Cini Foundation in Venice, Italy, offers “The Shylock Project” as part of its Shakespeare in Venice Summer School from 15 June to 11 July 2015. More information can be found at the Foundation’s website at http://www.cini.it/events/shakespeare-in-venice-summer-school-the-shylock-project.
University College of London’s Centre for Early Modern Exchanges, the English Faculty at Oxford University, St John’s College Oxford, and the Royal College of Music present “Samuel Daniel Poet and Historian: A Two-Day Conference” on 10-11 September 2015, to be held at the Royal College of Music. There will be a concert of John Daniel’s music, with staged readings of Samuel Daniel’s poetry. For more information please see: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/eme/eme-events/samueldaniel.
The Center for the Humanities at Loyola University Maryland in Baltimore, Maryland, will host a two-day symposium to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the National Endowment for the Humanities, to be held on 25-26 September 2015. Registration opens 8 July. For more information, please visit www.loyola.edu/democracy-and-the-humanities.
Old Dominion University will hold an interdisciplinary, international conference on the significance of Shakespeare in the early 21st century titled, “Shakespeare and Our Times” 14-16 April 2016. For more information visit, http://shakespeare400yearsafter.digitalodu.com. A flyer for this conference may be found here, “Shakespeare and Our Times.”
The 2016 World Shakespeare Congress will be held in Stratford-upon-Avon and London from 31 July to 6 August 2016. For more information, or to register for the event, please visit www.wsc2016.info.