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“Shakespeare, Equivocation, and 1606” Featuring Dr. James S. Shapiro, Columbia University
March 30, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm CSTFree
Titled “Shakespeare, Equivocation, and 1606,” the closing lecture will feature Dr. James S. Shapiro, Larry Miller Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. Dr. Shapiro has established himself as a scholar of international regard through consistently demonstrating expertise in, and furthering the academic discourse of, the works of William Shakespeare and the early modern period. He has published extensively in this area and many of his books have received national awards. Outside of his teaching and publishing, Dr. Shapiro is actively affiliated with several relevant organizations and currently sits on the Board of Governors for the Folger Shakespeare Library and the Board of Directors for the Royal Shakespeare Company.
Following Dr. Shapiro’s lecture, there will be opportunity for Q&A before a reception in the J. Wayne Stark Galleries, where the First Folio exhibition can be viewed.
This event is made possible through a grant from the Melbern G. Glasscock Center for Humanities Research. Additional support has been provided by the Texas A&M University Libraries.