‘Shakespeare and the Classics’

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Date: 30 May 2018 – 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Venue: Japanese Studies Centre, 12 Ancora Imparo Way


School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics 

Public Lecture 

‘Shakespeare and the Classics'

Jonathan Bate is Provost of Worcester College and Professor of English Literature at the University of Oxford. He is a Fellow of the British Academy, a Governor of the Royal Shakespeare Company, broadcasts regularly for the BBC, and has held visiting posts at Yale and UCLA. He has been awarded a CBE for his services to higher education and a knighthood for services to literary scholarship. His many publications include Shakespeare and Ovid, The Genius of Shakespeare, Soul of the Age: A Biography of the Mind of William Shakespeare, and award-winning biographies of the poets John Clare and Ted Hughes. With Eric Rasmussen, he edited The RSC Shakespeare: Complete Works. He was consultant curator for Staging the World, the British Museum’s major Shakespeare exhibition for the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad; Being Shakespeare, his one-man play for Simon Callow, toured nationally and played at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe prior to three runs in London’s West End and a transfer to New York and Chicago.


Wednesday 30 May


3:30pm – 5:00pm


Monash University
Japanese Studies Centre,
12 Ancora Imparo Way
Clayton Campus

For further information, please contact Jocelyne on 9905 2223


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