Shakespeare Day at Trinity College Dublin – 8th October

To commemorate Shakespeare 400, Trinity College Dublin will hold a “Shakespeare Day” this Saturday 8th October 2016. The schedule is as follows:

WELCOME  1pm  Dr. Ema Vyroubalova and Dr. Emily O’Brien

KEYNOTE  1:10-2:10pm  Prof. Nicholas Grene (TCD): “An Accidental Shakespearean”

ROUNDTABLE 2:15-3:15pm  “What Does Shakespeare Mean to Me?”

Prof. Danielle Clarke (UCD), Dr. Ema Vyroubalova (TCD), Dr. Edel Semple (UCC), Dr. Kevin De Ornellas (Ulster), Dr. Stephen O’Neill (NUIM)

Break with Refreshments


Dr. Kate Harvey (NUIG) Shakespeare for Children

Matthew Wiliamson (QUB) Hunger and Appetite in Shakespeare

Shauna O’Brien (TCD) Persian Shakespeare

Kaitlyn Culliton (TCD) Shakespeare and Fairies


The Shakespeare Day will be followed by an optional dinner in the city centre (location TBD), 6pm

For more information and to register your interest in the event, please contact Dr Ema Vyroubalova at



TCD: Parliament Square, the Campanile


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