The UCD School of English, Drama, and Film and the Abbey Theatre are delighted to announce the forthcoming UCD/Abbey Theatre Shakespeare Lectures 2016.
11th May, 7pm, Pearse Museum: Prof. Andrew Murphy (University of St Andrews), ‘Shakespeare and Irish Radicalism: The Road to 1916’
12th May, 5pm, Abbey Theatre (Peacock): Prof. Gordon McMullan (King’s College, London), ‘Remembering and Forgetting Shakespeare in 1916’
27th May, 4pm, Abbey Theatre (Peacock): Dr Farah Karim-Cooper (Shakespeare’s Globe), ‘Gesture on the Shakespearean Stage’
9th June, National Library, 7pm: Prof. Margaret Kelleher (UCD) and Prof. Danielle Clarke (UCD): ‘An “Irish Mode”? The Literary Writings and Legacy of Thomas MacDonagh. A conversation, with selected readings from MacDonagh’s works, performed by the UCD Ad Astra Drama Scholars
These lectures are free and open to all, but tickets must be pre-booked. For 11th May and 9th June, please book online at www.ucd.ie/alumni/events For 12th May and 27th May, please contact the Abbey Theatre Box office on (01) 8787 222 or www.abbeytheatre.ie