Thinking about Shakespeare and Film (Sept 2, 2023) programme

Free one-day event at Garrick’s Temple to Shakepeare, Hampton, London

11:00 Julia Ng (Goldsmiths, U of London), ‘Unnatural Means: Max Reinhardt’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream and the Dialectical Task of Becoming Unromantic’

11:45  coffee break

12:15  Jessica Chiba (Birmingham), ’This is not [Shakespeare], he’s some other where: absent presence in Shakespeare films’

1:00  lunch (The Bell Inn)

2:00  Paul Kottman (The New School), ‘Churches, theaters, museums, shopping malls, subways and buses: Rohmer and Shakespeare’

2:45  Inma Sánchez García (Edinburgh), ‘Exit Romeo: Queer Temporalities and the Contemporary LGBTQ Romeo and Juliet Short Film’

3:30  tea break

4:00  Mark Burnett (Queen’s University Belfast), ‘Shakespeare / Cinema / Asia: Encounters Across Time and Space’

5:00  Roundtable

5:30  end

The event is free but reserving a place is necessary. Please reserve your place by Tuesday Aug 22, to ensure you get the complementary finger buffet lunch at the Bell Inn.

Book here

The same evening at Garrick’s Temple there is a concert of sixteenth-century French and Spanish songs and fantasias for flute/recorder and vihuela (a Spanish lute). Tickets for the concert.

How to get there.

Cover image: Leslie Howard and Norma Shearer in George Cukor’s Romeo and Juliet (1936; Folger Shakespeare library. CC BY-SA 4.0).