BARD TALKS

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EXCLUSIVE SHAKESPEARE-FOCUSED WEBINARS

Are you interested in the latest investigations into Shakespeare’s themes and characters? Did you ever wonder what food was served at an Elizabethan table? Do you wish you knew how to rehearse Shakespeare? Then join us for BARD TALKS 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.

BARD TALKS are designed for life-long learners all over the world who want to ignite their curiosity about William Shakespeare. Join the membership to get on-demand access to past webinars and all live and archived webinars in 2019.


BARD TALKS: 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 / Sat, August 24, 2019
live-stream at 10am Pacific

Dr. Julia Lupton / Sat, September 07, 2019
Live-stream at 10am Pacific

Dr. Frances Dolan / Sat, September 14, 2019
Live-Stream at 10am Pacific

Dr. Anjna Chouhan / Sat, September 21, 2019
Live-stream at 10am Pacific
”Production History of Cymbeline” from the archives of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.

Dr. Carla Della Gatta  / Sat, November 09, 2019
Live-stream at 10am Pacific

Dr. Caroline McManus / Sat, November 16, 2019
Live-stream at 10am Pacific

Dr. Darren Freebury-Jones / Sat, November 23, 2019
Live-stream at 10am Pacific
“Production History of Twelfth Night” from the archives of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.

Dr. Rebecca Lemon / Sat, December 07, 2019
Live-stream at 10am Pacific


ENROLL TODAY

Join the Bard Talks Membership to get free access to all archived 2018/2019 webinars as well as access to the upcoming live webinars in 2019.

Join the Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles Membership to get a range of benefits including access to all webinars as well as discounts on tickets to live events and performances. These memberships provide much needed support for our veterans and at-risk youth programs.


Ambereen Dadabhoy, Ph.D.

Ambereen Dadabhoy, Ph.D.

Guy Zimmerman, Ph.D.

Guy Zimmerman, Ph.D.

Carla Della Gatta, Ph.D.

Carla Della Gatta, Ph.D.

Darren Freebury-Jones, Ph.D.

Darren Freebury-Jones, Ph.D.

Caroline McManus, Ph.D.

Caroline McManus, Ph.D.

Anjna Chouhan, Ph.D.

Anjna Chouhan, Ph.D.

Nick Walton, Ph.D.

Nick Walton, Ph.D.

Frances Dolan, Ph.D.

Frances Dolan, Ph.D.

Rebecca Lemon, Ph.D.

Rebecca Lemon, Ph.D.

Julia Lupton, Ph.D.

Julia Lupton, 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:  Memberships start at $50. Watch the webinar live stream event for free for 24 hours.

Enroll: Bard Talks Membership $50 or Shakespeare Center Membership starting 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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