The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 26.156 Tuesday, 24 March 2015
Date: March 24, 2015 at 9:51:39 AM EDT
Subject: Conference Announcement: The Shakespeare Saint-Omer Folio in Context
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT
“The Shakespeare Saint-Omer Folio in Context”
26-27 June 2015
Galerie des Tableaux, Hotel de ville de Saint-Omer, Grand Place, 62500 Saint-Omer, France. Attendance is free of charge.
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This event is organised by PRISMES, a research centre of University Sorbonne Nouvelle, the Institute for Research on the Renaissance, the Neo-Classical Age and the Enlightenment (CNRS/University Paul Valery-Montpellier), and the French Shakespeare Society (SFS), with the financial support of the Communaute d’Agglomeration de Saint-Omer (CASO).
Friday 26 June
9:30: Reception of participants
9:45: Opening of conference
Chair: Brian Cummings (University of York)
10:00-10:30: Alison Shell (University College London), “Fathers and Mentors in English Catholic School Drama”.
10:30-11:00: Maurice Whitehead (Schwarzenbach Fellow, Venerable English College, Rome), “ ‘The strictest, orderlyest, and best bredd in the world’: Students and their Educational Experience at the English Jesuit College at Saint-Omer, 1593–1762”.
11:00-11:30: Anthony James West (Independent Scholar), “ ‘Deux-cent-trente-trois’: The Saint-Omer Shakespeare First Folio in the World of 232 Other First Folios”.
11:30-12:15 : questions
Chair : Remy Cordonnier (Bibliotheque d’Agglomeration de Saint-Omer)
2:00-2:30pm : Jean-Christophe Mayer (CNRS eand Universite Paul Valery-Montpellier), “The Saint-Omer Shakespeare First Folio: A Folio for the Theatre?”
2:30-3:00pm: Jan Graffius (Stonyhurst College, UK), “The Saint-Omer First Folio: Drama for Poetry in an English Jesuit College”
3:30-4:00pm: coffee break
Chair: Roger Chartier (College de France)
4:00-4:30: Line Cottegnies and Gisele Venet (Universite Sorbonne Nouvelle), “The Saint-Omer Folio and Other English Books in the Saint-Omer Library”.
4:30-5:00pm: Eric Rasmussen (University of Nevada), “Commending the Commendatory: New insight on Leonard Digges and the First Folio”
5:00-5:30pm : questions
6:00-7:00pm: Public Lecture (in French):
Chair: Line Cottegnies (Universite Sorbonne Nouvelle)
Jean-Christophe Mayer (CNRS et Universite Paul Valéry-Montpellier) and Gisele Venet (Universite Sorbonne Nouvelle), “Un First Folio de Shakespeare à Saint-Omer: La decouverte d’un livre iconique, et d’un exemplaire riche de mystere”.
Saturday 27 June
Chair: François Laroque (Universite Sorbonne Nouvelle)
9:30-10:00: Emma Smith (Hertford College, Oxford University), “Unclasping a Secret book : Popular Perceptions of the First Folio”.
10:00-10:30 : Richard Wilson (Kingston University London), “From France to England: Catholic Shakespeare and the French Resistance”.
10:30-11:00 : Brian Cummings (University of York), “Shakespeare and the Religion of the Book”.
12:00-1:00pm: Public Lecture (in French).
Chair: Jean-Christophe Mayer (CNRS and Universite Paul Valery-Montpellier)
Roger Chartier (College de France), “Relier Shakespeare. Des Quartos au Folio”.
1:00-1:15pm: close of conference.