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Late-Summer Update from ESU Washington
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 18.0539  Monday, 20 August 2007

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Date: 		Sunday, 19 Aug 2007 13:40:03 -0400
Subject: 	Late-Summer Update from ESU Washington

As August segues into September, we're pleased to call your attention to 
a number of coming attractions, among them (a) a remarkable Shakespeare 
on Screen series at the Library of Congress, (b) a September 18 luncheon 
with Laura Sessions Stepp, an award-winning Washington Post reporter who 
has stimulated a great deal of soul-searching with her book Unhooked: 
How Young Women Pursue Sex, Delay Love, and Lose at Both, (c) a 
September 27 reception and conversation with historian Douglas L. 
Wilson, who'll talk about his prize-winning study of Lincoln's Sword: 
The Presidency and the Power of Words, (d) an October 2 luncheon with 
biographer Lynne Olson, who will discuss her much-admired narrative 
about Troublesome Young Men: The Rebels Who Brought Churchill to Power 
and Saved England, and (e) an October 11 luncheon with two of our 
leading lexicographers, Paul Dickson, who has produced more than a score 
of books about slang, technical jargon, and other special vocabularies, 
and Fred Shapiro, who has revolutionized our sense of what constitutes a 
familiar quotation.

For more detail about these and other events, including links to Web 
pages other than ESU Washington's, see the paragraphs that follow and 
visit www.esuwdc.org/calendar.html and www.esuwdc.org/shakespeare.html.

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Shakespeare on Screen

In one of its many contributions to the 2007Shakespeare in Washington 
festival, the Library of Congress is exhibiting some rare and wondrous 
classics from its enormous archive of film, television, and recorded 
stage performances. For a complete schedule of the screen features to be 
shown free of charge between now and the end of August, visit 
www.esuwdc.org/calendar.html for a link to the Library's listings for 
the Mary Pickford Theatre.

John F. Andrews, OBE
Executive Director, ESU Washington
President, The Shakespeare Guild
1604 New Hampshire Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20009-2512
Phone 202 234 4602   Fax 202 234 4639
www.esuwdc.org  
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