Sunday, September 12, 2010

SAT "Shakinomics" conference Nov. 28, 2010

The Shakespearean Authorship Trust -- headed by chairman Mark Rylance -- in collaboration with Brunel University will hold a one-day conference at Shakespeare's Globe in London from 11 a.m. go 6 p.m. Sunday, November 28, 2010.

The topic of the gathering is "Shakinomics: Building bridges in Shakespeare studies". The group defines Shakinomics as: making new connections in Shakespeare studies with particular reference to the cultural capital of Shakespeare; the Shakespeare industry, heritage, tourism, authority, and authorship issues. The bringing together of and mutual respect for knowledge produced by academics, independent scholars, actors, directors, film makers, biographers, and creative writers in the field of Shakespeare studies.

Brunel's Dr. William Leahy will host guest speakers:
Prof. Willy Maley of Glasgow University 
Dr. Sean Gaston of Brunel University
Prof. William Rubenstein of Aberwstwyth University
Charles Beauclerk
Peter Dawkins
Ros Barber
and Fay Weldon and Sir Derek Jacobi (if available).

A flier including complete information about the event is available on the SAT website at:

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