Programme 2022

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

in presence from 5 to 10 September 2022

(Central European Summer Time)

Programme 2022

5 September (Monday)

14.00-14.30: Students’ Welcome

14.30-15.15: Entrance Assessment Test 

15.15-16.00: Welcome Ceremony

prof. Giorgio de Marchis – Head of LLCS Department (Roma Tre University)

prof. Maddalena Pennacchia – Director of SRISS (Roma Tre University)

prof. Susanna de Beer – Vice-Director of KNIR

prof. Maria Bonaria Urban – Director of Studies in History (KNIR)

Maria Teresa Toti – Gigi Proietti Globe Theatre Silvano Toti

Barbara Antonucci – Director of Master in Languages, Intercultural Communication and Tourism Management (Roma Tre University)

16.00-17.30: Opening Lecture


Julius Caesar: Dealing with the Tyrant’s Bodily and Spectral Visuality

18.00-19.00: Welcome Apericena

6 September (Tuesday)

9.00-10.00:  Lecture

NICOLETA CINPOES (Worcester University)

‘Pattern and Precedent’: Titus Andronicus on European Stages.

10.00-10.45: Workshop Session

10.45-11.00: Coffee Break

11.00-12.00:  Lecture

FABIO CIAMBELLA (Sapienza University of Rome)

“Shall we dance now the Egyptian Bacchanals…?”: Learning to/about Dance in Antony and Cleopatra

12.00-12.45: Workshop Session

12.45-14.15: Lunch

15.30-17.30: Walking Lecture at Ostia Antica

7 September (Wednesday)

9.00-10.00: Lecture

ANNA KOWALCZE-PAWLIK (University of Lodz)

Pathologies of Nature in the Roman Plays: An Eco-critical Approach

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: Q&A Session

12.45-14.15: Lunch

14.15-15.15: Lecture 

MICHELA COMPAGNONI (University of Genoa)

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

15.15-16.00: Workshop Session

16.00-17.00: Lecture 

ROBERT S. MIOLA (Loyola University of Maryland)

Immortal Longings: Religion in Shakespeare’s Rome

17.00-17.15: Q&A Session

8 September (Thursday)

9.00-10.00:  Lecture

IOLANDA PLESCIA (Sapienza University of Rome)

Delving to the root: Language and Power in Cymbeline

COEN HEIJES (University of Groningen)

Significant Shakespeare: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Research and Teaching

10.00-10.45: Workshop Session

10.45-11.00: Coffee Break

11.00-12.00  Lecture

DOMENICO LOVASCIO (University of Genoa)

Jonson and Shakespeare: Visions of Rome

12.00- 12.45: Workshop Session

12.45-14.15: Lunch

15.00-16.30: Lecture

LISANNA CALVI (University of Verona)

Delving to the root: Language and Power in Cymbeline

15.15-16.00: Workshop Session

16.00-17.00: Lecture

LISANNA CALVI (University of Verona)

History or Nostalgia? Ernesto Rossi’s Julius Caesar (1888)

9 September (Friday)

Gigi Proietti Globe Theatre Silvano Toti

9.30-10.00: Welcome Greetings and Theatre Tour


10.00-13.00: Acting Workshop


13.30-15.00: Lunch

Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome

15.00-16.30: Roundtable on Shakespeare in Performance

MADDALENA PENNACCHIA (Roma Tre University), Chair

LISANNA CALVI (University of Verona)

LAURA TOSI (Ca’ Foscari University of Venice)

LOREDANA SCARAMELLA (Gigi Proietti Globe Theatre Silvano Toti)

NICOLETA CINPOES (University of Worcester)

16.30-17.00: Coffee Break

16.30-16.45: Coffee Break

17.00-17.30: Closing Lecture


Shakespeare, Education, and Tourism

Gigi Proietti Globe Theatre Silvano Toti

19.30 – 20.00 Globe Talks: Macbeth (Maddalena Pennacchia in conversation with Laura Tosi)

21.00-23.30: Evening Performance of Macbeth directed by Daniele Salvo

10 September (Saturday)

11.00-13.00: Walking Lecture at Domus Aurea

Curated by FULVIO DE BONIS (Imago Artis Travel)