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UCLA Shakespeare Symposium
Shakespeare Electronic Conference, Vol. 7, No. 146. Wednesday, 28 February 1996.

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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

12:45-2:00  Lunch

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
            Jonathan Bate
            Stephen Dickey
            R.A. Foakes

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.
 

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