Shakespeare Electronic Conference, Vol. 7, No. 146. Wednesday, 28 February 1996.
Date: Wednesday, 28 Feb 1996 09:16:23 -0800
Subject: UCLA Shakespeare Symposium
A symposium cosponsored by the UCLA Center for Medieval and
Renaissance Studies and the UCLA Department of English.
March 8, 1996
California Room, UCLA Faculty Center
9:00 a.m. Registration
9:30 Welcoming Remarks, Patrick J. Geary, Director UCLA Center
for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
9:45 Chair: Michael Warren, UC Santa Cruz
"What wuldst thou do, old man?"
King Lear: Monarch or Senior Citizen?
R.A. Foakes, Department of English, UCLA
10:45 Chair: Michael J.B. Allen, Department of English, UCLA
11:00 King Lear and the Mad Philosphers
Jonathan Bate, University of Liverpool
11:30 Women and King Lear
Claire McEachern, Department of English, UCLA
12:00 The Final Scene: What We Have to Lose
Robert N. Watson, Department of English, UCLA
2:00 King Lear on Film: Excerpts
Granada Productions film starring Laurence Olivier (1983)
BBC Production, directed by Jonathan Miller and starring
Michael Hordern (1984)
3:00 Panel Discussion
Chair: Michael Warren
4:30 Roundtable Discussion
5:00 Closing Remarks
Michael J.B. Allen
The symposium is free to UCLA students, faculty and staff. A fee of $15 is
charged to those from the outside world.