In Observance of the Anniversary of Shakespeare’s Death . . .

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William Shakespeare

Norfolk State University’s Honors College and the Department of History and Interdisciplinary Studies are sponsoring Shakespeare and Othering: An Interdisciplinary Discussion of Shakespeare’s Works and World April 18 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Student Center, Room 149. The event is a commemoration of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. The seminar will be divided into three sections:

  • 10 – 11 a.m. – The Idea of Race in Elizabethan/Jacobean England and its Colonies
    • Panel discussion chaired by Dr. Cassandra Newby-Alexander
  • 11 a.m. – noon – Black Bard: Shakespeare and Race
    • Oral presentations in literary criticism by faculty and students
  • Noon – 1 p.m. – Bard on the Boards
    • Shakespeare in the visual and performing arts

All of these events are free and open to the public. For more information, contact the NSU Honors College at 757-823-8208.

 

 

 

 

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