The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 19.0554  Thursday, 18 September 2008

From:       Kate Walker <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date:       Wednesday, 17 Sep 2008 15:42:02 +0100
Subject:    Blackfriars Conference at Shakespeare's Globe

Shakespeare's Globe and The American Shakespeare Center present
Outside In / Inside Out: Shakespeare, the Globe and the Blackfriars
Thursday 23 to Sunday 26 October 2008

Shakespeare's Globe and the American Shakespeare Center in Staunton, Virginia, 
are joining forces to present two conferences to celebrate the work of Professor 
Andrew Gurr.

The first will mark the 400th anniversary of the re-acquisition of the 
Blackfriars  Playhouse and will take place at Shakespeare's Globe from 23 to 26 
October 2008.  Professor Gurr will deliver the 2008 Theo Crosby Fellowship 
Lecture at 7.00pm on  Thursday 23 October.

Scholars and theatre practitioners will explore: Repertory and Space; Staging; 
and  Reconstruction.

Contributors will include John Astington, Philip Bird, Ralph Cohen, Michael 
Hattaway, Franklin J. Hildy, Farah Karim-Cooper, Rosalyn L. Knutson, David 
Lindley, Lucy Munro, Patricia Parker, Bruce Smith, and Ann Thompson.

The conference will inform the plans for the Shakespeare Globe Trust's second 
theatre building, an  Indoor Jacobean Theatre. The second conference will take 
place at the Blackfriars Theatre in Staunton, Virginia in autumn 2009.

Conference fees for 23/24/25/26 October 2008:  

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