BARD TALKS

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EXCLUSIVE SHAKESPEARE-FOCUSED WEBINARS

Led by distinguished scholars from universities, libraries and institutes across the globe, BARD TALKS topics range from Elizabethan society, production and rehearsal practices, Shakespeare’s timeless themes, and classic characters. Watch the live stream for free on Saturdays!

Join the membership to get on-demand access to past webinars and all live and archived webinars in 2019.

UPCOMING WEBINARS:

Dr. Frances Dolan | “Marriage and family in Cymbeline” explores the two wives; the queen and Imogen Sat, September 14, 2019
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Dr. Anjna Chouhan | ”Production History of Cymbeline” from the archives of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.
Sat, September 21, 2019
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Dr. Carla Della Gatta  | “Gender play in Twelfth Night” Sat, November 09, 2019
Live-stream at 10am Pacific
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Dr. Caroline McManus | “Social class in Twelfth Night” Sat, November 16, 2019
Live-stream at 10am Pacific
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Dr. Darren Freebury-Jones | “Production History of Twelfth Night” from the archives of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. Sat, November 23, 2019
Live-stream at 10am Pacific
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Dr. Rebecca Lemon | ”Attachment and Addiction in Twelfth Night” looks into the relationships between Family, lovers, friends, servants and masters -- by contrasting devotional versus self-serving attachments Sat, December 07, 2019
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Archived Webinars:

Dr. Ambereen Dadabhoy | archived
“Infinite Variety” looks into cultural differences and gender roles in Antony & Cleopatra

Dr. Guy Zimmerman | archived
”Sovereign Charisma” investigates the politics of celebrity in Antony & Cleopatra

Dr. Jonathan Burton | archived
”Desire” delves into the cultural differences of desire in Antony & Cleopatra

Dr. Carla Della Gatta | archived
”Production History of Antony & Cleopatra

Dr. Nick Walton | archived
”Production History of Love’s Labour’s Lost” presents pictures, video, renderings and other fascinating historical perspectives direct from the archives of the Shakespeare’s Birthplace Trust.

Bill Kincaid | archived
”Unrehearsed Shakespeare” introduces the process and guidelines of a probable method of Elizabethan rehearsal practices.

Francine Segan | archived
”Shakespeare’s Kitchen” The famous food historian shares recipes and images from her research and tests of Elizabethan era recipes.

Louis Fantasia | archived
”What is beauty?” investigates the significance of beauty in Shakespeare’s plays.

Dr. Maureen McDonnell | archived
“Romantic Anarchy” explores Savage Nobles and Nation-Building in Cymbeline

Dr. Julia Lupton | archived
“Shakespeare and the Virtues” in Cymbeline


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Frances Dolan, Ph.D.

Frances Dolan, Ph.D.

Anjna Chouhan, Ph.D.

Anjna Chouhan, Ph.D.

Carla Della Gatta, Ph.D.

Carla Della Gatta, Ph.D.

Caroline McManus, Ph.D.

Caroline McManus, Ph.D.

Darren Freebury-Jones, Ph.D.

Darren Freebury-Jones, Ph.D.

Rebecca Lemon, Ph.D.

Rebecca Lemon, Ph.D.

BARD TALKS: FAQs

Time:  Webinars are approximately one hour long. Live webinars will stream at 10 A.M. Pacific Time. The member archive is available to members 24 hours a day.

Topics of webinars:  The topics of upcoming webinars will be announced at least two weeks before each webinar.  Lecturers are subject to change.

Prices:  Watch the webinar live stream event and on-demand recording for free for 48 hours.

Enroll: Shakespeare Center Membership starts at $75

Registration: Registration for free live-stream events will be available at least one week in advance of the event.

Members: To access the archive, please go to www.shakespearecenter.org/member-archive.


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