About the Center
The UCI New Swan Shakespeare CenterWHY SHAKESPEARE?
The name “Shakespeare” is practically synonymous with English literature, world literature and the art of theater. Balancing mythic archetypes with historical realism, political commentary and psychological insight, his works continue to speak across centuries and in multiple settings and media, thanks to the co-creative energy of directors, actors, designers, scholars, editors, translators, teachers, students, readers and audiences. Shakespeare’s plays are works of dramatic . . .
- November 9, 2021
Patricia Akhimie, "The Goodness of the Night: Editing Othello"
- November 12, 2021
Book Party: Elizabeth Allen, "Uncertain Refuge: Sanctuary in the Literature of Medieval England"
- January 27, 2022
Leonard Barkan, "Eating, Drinking, and European Culture from Rome to the Renaissance"
- April 13, 2022
Robert Alter, The Psalms as Literature