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BSA programme - Saturday 1st September

With support from the Shakespeare Institute of The University of Birmingham and the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

Events will take place in Stratford-upon-Avon unless otherwise indicated

9am

Buses to Stratford depart bus stops outside Warwick Arts Centre

9-10am

Registration at The Shakespeare Institute, Mason Croft, Church St., Stratford-upon-Avon

9.30-10am

Brunch at the Shakespeare Institute

10am-12 noon Session 1

Is Shakespeare Good for You? The Hall, Shakespeare Institute

Chaired by Kate McLuskie with Paul Yachnin, McGill University; Catherine Bunting, Arts Council England; Bruce Wall, London Shakespeare Workout Prison Project.

Supported by the

University of Birmingham logo The Shakespeare Institute

12 -1 pm

Lunch Shakespeare Institute garden

Packed lunches will be supplied to all delegates free of charge

1-2pm Session 2 2.1 Macbeth’s Wake: Writing After Shakespeare The Hall, Shakespeare Institute

Ewan Fernie, Royal Holloway University of London, and Simon Palfrey, Brasenose College Oxford

2.2 "Come and take choice of all my library": Spotlight on the Archives: Studying Shakespeare

Stratford Room, Shakespeare Centre, Henley St.

Led by Jo Wilding, User Services Librarian, and Madeleine Cox, Library Assistant, Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

 

2-3pm Session 3

3.1
"Come go with us. .. We'll show thee all the treasure we have got": The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust behind the Scenes. Meet in Shakespeare Centre foyer

Led by Sylvia Morris, Head of Library and Information resources, Shakespeare Birthplace Trust .

Each tour is limited to a maximum of 15 people Repeated at 3pm.

3.2 Dreams and Voices: Games to play with children with ASD The Hall, Shakespeare Institute

Film and question and answer session with Kelly Hunter


3.3 The Royal Shakespeare Company’s Web Resources Wolfson Hall, Shakespeare Centre

Led by Rachel Gartside, RSC Education

 

  
2.30-4pm Session 4 4.1 Postgraduate Shakespeares/Postdiscipline Shakespeare Reading Room, Shakespeare Institute

A seminar convened by Maria Jones, and Claire Cochrane, University of Worcester. Auditors are welcome.


4.2 Writing about Performance of Shakespeare  Lounge, Shakespeare Institute

A seminar convened by Gabriel Egan, Loughborough University. Auditors are welcome. Abstracts of the papers and other materials can be found at www.GabrielEgan.com/bsa.

 

  
3-4pm Session 5 5.1 "Come go with us. .. We'll show thee all the treasure we have got": The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust behind the Scenes. Meet in Shakespeare Centre foyer


Led by Sylvia Morris, Head of Library and Information resources, Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

Each tour is limited to a maximum of 15 people

5.2 "Tea and Shakespeare" Opportunities for AS/A2 students at The Shakespeare Centre (T) Alleyn Room, Shakespeare Centre

Led by Paul Edmondson and Elizabeth Woledge, Education Dept., Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

 

4.15-5.15pm Session 6

Playing Shakespeare  The Hall, Shakespeare Institute

Simon Russell Beale in conversation with Carol Rutter

5.15-6.30pm

Garden Party, sponsored by Routledge Routledge Taylor

Shakespeare Institute

6.30pm

Buses to Warwick University depart from outside the Shakespeare Institute

7.30pm

Performance of Twelfth Night at the Courtyard Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

Delegates should contact the RSC Box Office for tickets

 

Dinner Rootes Social Building

for delegates in University accommodation

8.45pm-11.15pm Warwick Arts Centre Cinema

Macbeth on the Estate (1997), introduced by the director Penny Woolcock

Tickets may be purchased at the Arts Centre Box Office (delegates will receive a £2 discount)

11pm

Buses to Warwick University depart from outside the Swan Theatre for theatre-goers