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Barber, Leahy and Nelson meet in London April 30, 2014

Actor and poet Alain English by Linda Theil The Central London Debating Society will host a debate on the Shakespeare authorship question at 7:30 p.m. April 30, 2014 at the The Olde Cock Tavern Pub, 22 Fleet Street, London. The event is being organized by London-based actor and poet, Alain English , who is an associate of the society. English said: This will be an open panel debate with the motion "Does the Shakespeare Authorship Question Matter?". All the speakers will talk for five minutes before taking questions from the floor. The Central London Debating Society, of which I am a member, is cautious about approaching this subject matter having never really done so before but I am hoping if it is successful it will pave the way for a proper debate on the matter. We are looking for an extra speaker on the Stratfordian side just to balance things out a little but if not I will speak myself in addition to Alan Nelson, Ros Barber and William Leahy and I will intro

Joyrich will speak on Shakespeare authorship to Institute for Retired Professionals March 14, 2014

by Linda Theil Oberon chair Richard Joyrich, MD will kick off the lnstitute for Retired Professionals spring mini-series of lectures with a talk titled “Shakespeare beyond Doubt?”about the Shakespeare authorship question. He will speak at 11 a.m. March 14, 2014 at the Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit , 6600 W. Maple Road, West Bloomfield, MI 48322. Tickets for non-members are $5 at the door. No reservations are needed; for information, call 248-967-4030 X 2018. Joyrich is a physician in nuclear medicine with a passion for Shakespeare. He has attended the Shakespeare festival in Stratford, Ontario every year since 1972 and has seen the entire canon at least twice. He is currently a trustee of the Shakespeare Oxford Fellowship and supports many organizations and researchers in the Shakespeare authorship field.  Resources:

Shakespeare in Italy association offers summer school in Urbino July 12-26, 2014

Albergo San Domenico in Urbino, Italy by Linda Theil A new, not-for-profit cultural association called Shakespeare in Italy announced this month that it will conduct a residential summer school   in association with Urbino University during July 12-26, 2014. Participants will reside in the Albergo San Domenico , a sixteenth century religious complex in the main square of Urbino, Italy. The cost of the program is €1965 and the deadline for application is April 30, 2014. Association marketing director Rachel Kruger Hoath said: The course is aimed at anyone with a passion for Shakespeare and Italy, young or old. The company has been set up by the actor Julian Curry (Erskine-Brown in Rumpole of the Bailey ) and his wife Mary Chater. The leaders will be directors and actors from the Royal Shakespeare Company, including RSC associate director Bill Alexander. Background material on the association’s webpage described the program: The summer school . . . aims to deepen part