Shakespeare Electronic Conference, Vol. 2, No. 104. Tuesday, 16 Apr 1991.
Date: Tue, 16 Apr 1991 10:32:12 -0400
From: Steve Urkowitz <SURCC@CUNYVM>
Subject: "Teaching Shakespeare in the City" at CUNY
Announcing the Annual Symposium in honor of Shakespeare's Birthday
TEACHING SHAKESPEARE IN THE CITY
Tuesday, April 23, 1991
from 3:45 to 8:30 pm
in the Auditorium of the City University of New York Graduate Center,
33 West 42 Street, New York, New York.
Paula Berggren, Baruch College, "Messages from Schoolmasters: Shakespeare
and the 'Real World'";
Michael Massee, Fordham University, "Designing for Shakespeare in Schools:
Survival Skills for the Renaissance Teacher";
Michael LoMonico, Farmingdale High School, Suffolk Community College,
"Active Tools for Students Writing about Shakespeare: Videos, Dictionaries,
Jeffrey Horowitz, Producing Director, Theatre for a New Audience,
"Shakespeare's Plays in Schools: A Lecture/Demonstration."
There will be refreshments and a "materials exchange" from 5:30 - 6:30, and
a reception will follow the last session.
Symposium participants will be encouraged to meet in small groups to develop
new local networks of teachers, scholars, and theatre artists working with
Shakespeare's plays in classrooms, in research libraries, and on stages in
the New York metropolitan area. Participants are invited to bring multiple
copies of Shakespearean teaching materials to share with others during the
THE SHAKESPEARE INSTITUTE is part of CASTA--Center for Advanced Study in
Theatre Arts at the CUNY Graduate Center. It promotes research on
Shakespearean teaching, performance, and scholarship. At this year's
conference, teachers, theatre artists, and research professors who design
classroom activities will come together to offer ideas about teaching
Shakespeare. Elementary schools, secondary schools, colleges and
universities, acting conservatories and professional acting companies foster
engaging ways of working on these plays, whether through performances,
festivals, or programs in the classroom.
In our various roles as teachers, we all have much to learn and much to offer.
The Shakespeare Institute responds to the need for communicating innovative
ideas by offering a forum for pedagogical exchange and encouragement.
For further information, please contact:
Prof. Steven Urkowitz, Acting Director,
The Shakespeare Institute,
Graduate School and University Center,
33 West 42 Street, New York, NY 10036.
Phone 212 650-6363 (at City College),
or 212 675-1309 (home).