Reforming Shakespeare: 1593 and After

Schedule for 3 June 2014

Venue: Trinity House, De Montfort University, The Newarke, Leicester LE2 7BY.

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9.30-10.30am Opening Keynote Address from Richard Wilson (Kingston University) "Dead Shepherd: Marlowe's Mighty Saw"

10.30-11am Coffee

11am-12.30pm Session One

İnci Bilgin Tekin and Barclay Rafferty (De Montfort University) "Othello as a Perpetually Transformıng Text And its Contemporary Stage And Screen Approprıatıons"

Nicola Boyle (De Montfort University) "Juliet and her Romeo: Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet Reformed"

Anna Blackwell (De Montfort University) "'Bear from hence his body, and mourn you for him': Adapting Coriolanus, Tom Hiddleston's Body and Action Cinema"

12.30-1.30pm Lunch

1.30-3pm Session Two

Tom Rutter (Sheffield University) "Shakespeare and Captain Thomas Stukeley"

Siobhan Keenan (De Montfort University) "'Shakespeare, the King's Men and Revisiting the Theory of 'Strong' and 'Weak' Acting Companies"

Malte Bischof (St Andrew's University) "On the Editing of Hamlet: 'To be or not to be' in Q1, Q2 and F"

3-3.30pm Coffee

3.30-5pm Session Two

Lisa Hopkins (Sheffield Hallam University) "Stealing Shakespeare: Detective Fiction and Cultural Value"

Paul Brown (De Montfort University) "Shakespeare's Collaborators: The Company He Kept"

Nigel Wood (Loughborough University) "A 'Worldly' Shakespeare"

5-6pm Closing Keynote Address from Graham Holderness (University of Hertfordshire) "Re-forming Shakespeare: The Aldermanbury Monument"

6pm Wine Reception