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International Conference for Teachers of Shakespeare
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 8.0523.  Friday, 2 May 1997.

From:           Susan Brock <
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Date:           Friday, 2 May 1997 10:11:29 +0100
Subject:        International Conference for Teachers of Shakespeare

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE FOR TEACHERS OF SHAKESPEARE Shakespeare Centre,
Stratford-upon-Avon, 27 July - 2 August 1997 LAST CALL FOR REGISTRATION

The International Shakespeare Association and the Shakespeare Birthplace
Trust invite registrations for their third conference for teachers of
Shakespeare. The theme of the conference will be physical, audible and
visual Shakespeare.

The registration fee is 90 stlg, excluding accommodation and theatre
tickets. Applications are requested by 31 May 1997.  Financial
assistance with conference fees and accommodation may be available for
those applying from outside the UK. For further information contact
Susan Brock (
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(
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 ) at the Shakespeare Centre, Henley
St., Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6DW, UK. Tel. +44 1789 201804     Fax +44
1789 294911

PROGRAMME

1. Plenary lectures:

Adrian Noble (Artistic Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company),
        on Shakespeare on stage
Russell Jackson (Fellow of the Shakespeare Institute;Text Adviser to
        Kenneth Branagh on his films of Much Ado and Hamlet)
        on Shakespeare on film
Jane Howell (director of the BBC TV production of Henry VI parts 1-3)
        on Shakespeare on television

2. Seminars:

Professor Jay Halio (University of Delaware)
         Shakespeare Quartos as teaching aids
Professor Carla Dente (University of Pisa)
         Hamlet adaptations
Ms Teresa O'Connor (Shakespeare Birthplace Trust)
         Shakespeare for English language teachers
Professor Miriam Gilbert (University of Iowa)
        Indirections and directions: Interpreting Hamlet 3.1
Dr Peter Smith (Nottingham Trent University)
        Hamlet and characterisation: theory, performance, criticism
Dr Susan Brock and Mrs Marian Pringle (Shakespeare Birthplace Trust)
        Resources for Shakespeare Teaching

3. Group Practical Sessions:

        Andrew Wade (Head of Voice, Royal Shakespeare Company)
        Ian Wall (Film Education, London)
        Joseph Meydell (member of the Royal Shakespeare Company)

4. Theatre visits followed by post-performance discussions:

        The Spanish Tragedy at the Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon
        Hamlet at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre
        Cymbeline at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre
        The Merry Wives of Windsor at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre
        Henry V at the Globe Theatre, London

The conference will begin with a reception on the evening of Sunday 27
July and end at midday on Saturday 2 August with a forum of RSC actors
discussing the week's theatre visits.

Dr Susan Brock
Executive Secretary and Treasurer
International Shakespeare Association
Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6QW
UK
Tel. (+44) 1789 201802
Fax. (+44) 1789 294911
 

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