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Mark Anderson will keynote Toronto Shakespeare authorship seminar April 7, 2012

York University, Toronto (Center for Film & Theatre on left) Professor Don Rubin of the York University Department of Theatre in Toronto, Canada has sent information about the public seminar titled "Shakespeare:  The Authorship Question" scheduled for 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on April 7, 2012 at the J oseph G. Green Studio  in the Centre for Film and Theatre at York University.  The Toronto seminar is the culmination of a new, one-semester, three-credit, seminar for fourth-year students offered by the York University Department of Theater titled "Shakespeare: The Authorship Question". The class began in January 2012.   The deadline for reserving a place at the seminar is April 2, 2012. Professor Rubin  shared the following accommodation recommendation for those who are traveling to the event:                                                 I checked out the Novotel on Park Home Avenue in Toronto . It is less than 15 minutes from the campus and about the same

Richard Joyrich invites all to Oberon meeting March 26, 2012

From Oberon Chair Richard Joyrich:    Our next meeting is this coming Monday, March 26, at 6:45 PM at the Bloomfield Township Library (1099 Lone Pine Rd [corner of Telegraph and Lone Pine]).   It should be a great meeting. We are planning to hear Part 1 of Tom Townsend's presentation on Shakespeare's View of Women featuring  Taming of the Shrew  and Merchant of Venice .   We will also discuss plans to attend the upcoming Authorship Conference at York University in Toronto on Saturday, April 7 and the upcoming Shakespeare Authorship Studies Conference at Concordia University in Portland, Oregon April 12-14.   If time, Linda Theil and I can report on our recent viewing of  The Comedy of Errors  at a "live" simulcast from the National Theatre in London and other upcoming events.   Some of us also recently saw the movie version of Coriolanus with Ralph Fiennes and we can talk about that as well.   I hope everyone can join us. If you have not been

See National Theatre's Comedy of Errors live on Sunday, March 18,l 2012

This Sunday, March 18, 2012, the London-based National Theatre will simulcast, world-wide, their current production of William Shakespeare's Comedy of Errors . A local screening will be sponsored by the University Musical Society  at 7 p.m. in the Michigan Theater, Ann Arbor, as well as other Michigan venues in Grand Rapids, Lansing, Livonia, Traverse City and Ypsilanti and other US sites.  In the US the "live" screenings are delayed to accommodate the time difference.

Waugaman knocks it out of the park

Richard Waugaman, MD , has emerged in the past decade as a primary proponent of research into the Shakespeare authorship query. When the  clinical professor of psychiatry at  Georgetown University School of Medicine was invited to deliver the  2012   Frieda Fromm-Reichmann Lecture he chose as his topic,  " A  Refugee from Chestnut Lodge Receives Asylum at the  Folger Shakespeare Library: New Discoveries about the  Authorship of Shakespeare’s Works”. In his presentation, Waugaman described -- among other issues -- his work on connections between the Sternhold and Hopkins Whole Book of Psalms and Shakespeare's work. He also discussed the psychological ramifications of Stratfordian resistance to Shakespeare authorship research. Waugaman's research is available at his website, The Oxfreudian , where a video of his Fromm-Reichman lecture will be linked when it becomes available. A transcript of his lecture is presented after the jump at the end of this post.  Waugaman g

Showerman will teach authorship class at SOU in May 2012

According to an article titled "Dr. Bill? Retired physician says medical lingo betrays Shakespeare" in the March 12, 2012 issue of Ashland Daily Tidings , Shakespeare Fellowship President Earl Showerman will teach a class called "The Shakespeare Authorship Question" from May 8 through June 5 at Southern Oregon University's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. For more information, visit  or call OLLI Coordinator Sally Klein at 541-552-6048.