The UCI Libraries invite you to
New Swan Shakespeare Festival:
FIRST FOLIO FRIDAYS
Macbeth, Friday, August 7, 2015, 12:00pm
Much Ado About Nothing, Friday, August 14, 2015, 12:00pm
UCI Langson Library, Caroline A. Laudati Conference Room 570
Presented by Julia Lupton, UCI Associate Dean for Research, Professor of English and Comparative Literature
Guests will explore Shakespeare’s dramatic poetry, view early printings of Shakespeare’s play and see the Libraries’ copy of Shakespeare’s First Folio. Seminars led by Julia Lupton, Public Services Librarian in Special Collections & Archives, Stephen MacLeod, and Assistant University Librarian for Research Resources, John Renaud. Special 50th Anniversary guest, Robert Cohen, Founding Chair of the UCI Drama Department, to attend the August 7 seminar.
Julia Reinhard Lupton is an esteemed Shakespearean scholar. Professor Lupton was named a Chancellor’s Fellow at UCI in 2007 for her contributions to Shakespeare studies. In 2014, she was elected Trustee of the Shakespeare Association of America. Recent scholarly books include Thinking with Shakespeare: Essays on Politics and Life and Citizen-Saints: Shakespeare and Political Theology. Her current book project, Shakespeare Dwelling: Habitation, Hospitality, Design, aims to use the visual, cognitive, and phenomenological resources of design theory to disclose the many points of creative contact between formal and vernacular acts of design on Shakespeare’s stage.
Free and open to the public. Space is limited. To make reservations for the August 7 seminar please click here. To make reservations for the August 14 seminar, please click here. For further information please call Library External Relations at (949) 824-4651 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that no food or drink will be allowed in the seminar due to the rare materials on display.
For a map and directions please go to: www.uci.edu/campusmap. Self-parking ($2/hour) in the Student Center Parking Structure.
This event is co-sponsored by the Libraries, UCI’s School of Humanities and the New Swan Shakespeare Festival.