Programme 2021


The fourth edition of the Shakespeare’s Rome International Summer School will be held online

(Central European Summer Time)

6 September (Monday)

14.00-14.30: Students’ Welcome

14.30-15.15: Entrance Assessment Test 

15.15-16.00: Welcome Ceremony

16.00-17.30: Opening Lecture

MARIA DEL SAPIO GARBERO (Roma Tre University)

Shakespeare, Anatomy, and the Visual Arts: Lucrece’s Mourning

18.00-19.00: Online Welcome Drink

7 September (Tuesday)

9.00-10.00:  Lecture

VICTORIA BLADEN (University of Queensland)

The Lopped Lavinia Tree in Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus and Julie Taymor’s Titus

10.00-10.45: Workshop Session

10.45-11.00: Coffee Break

11.00-12.00:  Lecture

MICHAEL DOBSON (Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham)

Julius Caesar, Nations, and Populisms

12.00-12.45: Workshop Session

12.45-14.15: Lunch

14.15-15.15: Lecture 

COEN HEIJES (University of Groningen)

Significant Shakespeare: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Research and Teaching

15.15-16.00: Workshop Session

8 September (Wednesday)

9.00-10.00: Lecture

NICOLETA CINPOES (Worcester University)

Julius Caesar ‘Thrice Presented’ on World Stages

10.00-10.45: Workshop Session

10.45-11.00: Coffee Break

11.00-12.00: Lecture

MADDALENA PENNACCHIA (Roma Tre University)

Antony and Cleopatra in Performance: A Brief History

12.00-12.45: Workshop Session

12.45-14.15: Lunch

14.15-15.15: Lecture 

ROBERT MIOLA (Loyola University of Maryland)

Immortal Longings: Religion in Shakespeare’s Rome

15.15-16.00: Workshop Session

9 September (Thursday)

9.00-10.00:  Theatre Roundtable

MICHAEL DOBSON interviews director ANGUS JACKSON and actor ANDREW WOODALL on the Royal Shakespeare Company’s ‘Rome MMXVII’ Season

10.00-10.45: Q&A Session

10.45-11.00: Coffee Break

11.00-12.00  Theatre Roundtable

MADDALENA PENNACCHIA interviews HANS JANSEN (University of Groningen) on the Shakespeare Theater Diever and LOREDANA SCARAMELLA (director) on the Silvano Toti Globe Theatre in Rome

12.00- 12.45: Q&A Session

12.45-14.15: Lunch

15.00-15.30: Presentation of the Silvano Toti Globe Theatre Digital Archive 

15.30-18.30: Streaming of Giulio Cesare directed by Daniele Salvo at the Silvano Toti Globe Theatre (2019) from the Silvano Toti Globe Theatre Digital Archvive

10 September (Friday)

9.00-10.00:  Lecture

DOMENICO LOVASCIO (University of Genoa)

Jonson and Shakespeare: Visions of Rome

10.00-10.45: Workshop Session

10.45-11.00: Coffee Break

11.00-12.00: Lecture

JOHN GILLIES (University of Essex)

The Wound Ritual in Coriolanus: Symbol and Ambiguity

12.00-12.45: Workshop Session

12.45-14.15: Lunch

14.15-15.15: Lecture

ANNA KOWALCZE-PAWLIK (University of Lodz)

Nature and its Pathologies in Shakespeare’s Roman Plays

15.15-16.00: Workshop Session

11 September (Saturday)

9.00-10.00: Lecture

MICHELA COMPAGNONI (Roma Tre University)

Shakespeare’s Rewriting of Boccaccio in Cymbeline: The Strange Case of Innogen

10.00-10.45: Workshop Session

10.45-11.00: Coffee Break

11.00-12.00: Lecture

IOLANDA PLESCIA (Sapienza University of Rome)

Language and Power in Shakespeare’s Roman Plays

12.00-12.45: Workshop Session

12.45-13.00: Closing Remarks

13.00-14.00: Lunch

14.00-16.30: Acting Workshop with Loredana Scaramella (director at the Silvano Toti Globe Theatre)

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