Shakespeare Anniversary Lecture Series

The Folger Institute's Center for Shakespeare Studies commemorated the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death with a series of public lectures for 2016. This series also marked the Center's 30th anniversary of scholarly programming.


Thursday, March 17, 2016

Monday, April 25, 2016

Monday, June 27, 2016

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

This series culminates a three-year initiative — beginning in 2014 with the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth — that took stock of work in major areas of Shakespeare scholarship. Lectures delivered by Brian Cummings in 2014 and Lynne Magnusson in 2015 as part of the Folger's annual celebration of Shakespeare's birthday addressed the themes of Shakespeare's biography and language. 
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