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Panel Discussions

Monday, June 13, 6:00 p.m.
Shakespeare on the American Stage: The Director and the Text
Barry Edelstein, Artistic Director of The Old Globe, and Brian Kulick, Artistic Director of Classic Stage Company in New York, discuss the rewards and challenges of directing Shakespeare on stage, including Kulick’s production of Macbeth at The Old Globe.
Location: Neil Morgan Auditorium, Central Library @ Joan Λ Irwin Jacobs Common
Charge and RSVP:Free event, limited availability.

Tickets available starting April 23 at noon»

 

Monday, June 20, 6:00 p.m.
Engaging Shakespeare
James Evans, Associate Artistic Director of Bell Shakespeare in Australia, and Freedome Bradley-Ballentine, Director of Arts Engagement at The Old Globe, discuss issues of diversity and outreach as they related to Shakespeare.
Location:Neil Morgan Auditorium, Central Library @ Joan Λ Irwin Jacobs Common
Charge and RSVP:Free event, limited availability.

Tickets available starting April 23 at noon»

 

Monday, June 27, 6:00 p.m.
Versions of Shakespeare: A Roundtable Discussion
The First Folio was not the first version of Shakespeare, and it has not been the last. It is the essential anchor to a remarkable array of retellings, rewritings, reprintings, abridgements, bowdlerizations, translations, films, operas, paintings, ballets, coffee mugs, and moveable action figures. Participants will each bring in a version of Shakespeare for a show and tell, leading to a roundtable discussion. This event will paint a variegated picture of Shakespeare and welcome participation by all those in attendance. Participants include Jan Gist, Professor, USD MFA Program and Resident Voice and Speech Coach at The Old Globe; Peter Herman, Professor, Department of English and Comparative Literature at SDSU; David Hay, Founding Director, Old Globe/USD MFA Program; and Abraham Stoll, Professor of English and Affiliated Professor of Graduate Theatre at USD.


Location:Neil Morgan Auditorium, Central Library @ Joan Λ Irwin Jacobs Common
Charge and RSVP:Free event, limited availability.

Tickets available starting April 23 at noon»

 

PAST EVENTS

Monday, June 6, 6:00 p.m.
How the University of California Makes Shakespeare New
Seth Lerer, Distinguished Professor of Literature at UC San Diego, leads a panel discussion to explore the contributions of the University of California system to Shakespeare scholarship and public outreach. Panel participants include Francis Dolan, Professor of English at UC Davis; Heidi Brayman Hackel, Associate Professor of English at UC Riverside; Jeffrey Knapp, Professor of English at UC Berkeley; Julia Lupton, Professor of English at UC Irvine; Patricia Fumerton, Professor of English at UC Santa Barbara; and Robert Watson, Professor of English at UCLA.
Location:Neil Morgan Auditorium, Central Library @ Joan Λ Irwin Jacobs Common
Charge and RSVP:Free event, limited availability.