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Teacher Conversation with Dr. Ian Smith: Shakespeare and Race

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Dates Sat, April 22, 2023, 10am

Tickets Free, registration required

Duration 10am (ET)

The lecture will take place in the 401-D Conference Room.

Join us for a conversation with Dr. Ian Smith about his work on Shakespeare and race and why it matters for schools, teachers, and students. Facilitated by Amber Phelps, a high school English teacher at Baltimore City College High School and Folger Teacher Fellow, the session will include time for teachers to engage with Dr. Smith. Amber Phelps and Dr. Smith worked together (and with other teachers and scholars) on the Folger’s award-winning Black Shakespeare course.


This event will be held in person in Washington, DC. 


Dr. Ian Smith
Dr. Ian Smith standing in front of a dark gray background, looking into the distance

Dr. Ian Smith

DC Public Library

This event is part of Searching for Shakespeare: Celebrating 400 Years of Shakespeare’s First Folio, our April 2023 festival in partnership with DC Public Library.