May 31, 2019

I recently launched a Shakespeare summer school in collaboration with colleagues from Italy, Germany, and the UK. The title of the program is “Global Shakespeare: Othello’s Venice in the World” and it will take place at Venice International University starting in 2020. Collaborators include Rocco Coronato (University of Padua, Italy), Tobias Döring (Friedrich Maximilian University, Germany), Elena Pellone (Venice Shakespeare Company, Italy), and David Schalkwyk (Queen Mary University, UK). Here's a description of the summer school drawn from our initial proposal 

The aim of “Global Shakespeare: Othello’s Venice in the World” is to gather an international cohort of graduate students for a week-long, multi-faceted exploration of one of the most timely topics in the interdisciplinary humanities: Shakespeare’s global contexts and futures. In order to provide focus and coherence, we take the play Othello, set in multicultural Venice, as our case study throu...

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