Shakespeare Week

Shakespeare Week

A series of event to mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death

It's Shakespeare week in Aberdeen beginning Tues October 18th as we welcome writers, academics, theatre historians and directors to the university for a series of events examining Shakespeare and his cultural influence. Events include the Argentinian author, Carlos Gamerro, talking about his Shakespeare-related novel Cardenio, and there is also a special peformance event with live actors, based around the visit of an acting troupe to Aberdeen in 1601.

Full details can be found on the events page but here is an overview

A series of events organized by the Centre for Early Modern Studies in commemoration of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death.

 

Tues 18th October 5-7 pm

Playing Spaces: The Early Modern Stage Today

Jerzy Limon (Gdansk) on the Gdansk Shakespeare Theatre

Eva Griffiths (London) on the Acting Companies of the Reb Bull & Curtain Playhouses

Heather Knight, (Museum of London Archaeology) on Discoveries from the Curtain Theatre Dig

Venue: Meeting Room 1, Duncan Rice Library

 

Wed 19th October, 6 pm

Playing Aberdeen, 1601

A special performance event organized by Andrew Gordon with the director Alasdair Hunter and produced by Lesley Anne Rose of Aberdeen Performing Arts.

Only a few spaces left, so book quickly via the link above.

Venue: Underdog Aberdeen

 

Thursday 20th October, 5.30 pm.

Shakespeare Recreated: Carlos Gamerro’s Cardenio

A reading and discussion with the Argentinian writer of his novel that reimagines the lost Shakespeare play inspired by an incident in Cervantes’ Don Quixote

This event has been made organised in conjunction with the British Council

Meeting Room 1, Duncan Rice Library.

 

Saturday 22nd October, 12-5.15

‘What Legacy shall I bequeath to thee?’: Shakespeare in the Context of his Time

One day symposium organized by Julia Kotzur and Alison Passe

Hosted by CEMS and supported by the Society for Renaissance Studies.

To register, email: shakespeareincontext@gmail.com

Venue: Sir Duncan Rice Library

Search News

Browse by Month

2017

  1. Jan
  2. Feb There are no items for February 2017
  3. Mar There are no items for March 2017
  4. Apr There are no items for April 2017
  5. May There are no items for May 2017
  6. Jun There are no items for June 2017
  7. Jul There are no items for July 2017
  8. Aug There are no items for August 2017
  9. Sep There are no items for September 2017
  10. Oct There are no items for October 2017
  11. Nov There are no items for November 2017
  12. Dec There are no items for December 2017

2016

  1. Jan There are no items for January 2016
  2. Feb There are no items for February 2016
  3. Mar There are no items for March 2016
  4. Apr There are no items for April 2016
  5. May
  6. Jun
  7. Jul
  8. Aug There are no items for August 2016
  9. Sep
  10. Oct
  11. Nov There are no items for November 2016
  12. Dec There are no items for December 2016

2015

  1. Jan There are no items for January 2015
  2. Feb There are no items for February 2015
  3. Mar There are no items for March 2015
  4. Apr There are no items for April 2015
  5. May There are no items for May 2015
  6. Jun There are no items for June 2015
  7. Jul There are no items for July 2015
  8. Aug There are no items for August 2015
  9. Sep
  10. Oct
  11. Nov
  12. Dec