Tag Archives: Getting to Know Shakespeare

A Free On-line Course!

As readers of this blog know, we’ve been busily working on a new on-line course called Getting to Know Shakespeare. It’s been produced and built by my friends and colleagues at The LaC and is sponsored by The Arden Shakespeare. The course is all up and running – it’s FREE! – and you can sign […]

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Getting To Know Shakespeare Webinar

On Monday this week I hosted a webinar, Getting to Know Shakespeare, with Professor Ewan Fernie of The Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham. The recording is now available. We took the title of The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust’s new course, Getting to Know Shakespeare and used it to reflect a little on how we first got […]

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Getting to Know Shakespeare

On Monday 7 November, The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust publishes its first on-line course called Getting to Know Shakespeare. Many summer days were spent working on it with A.J. and Melissa Leon from the LaC Project. It’s a series of video posts and sound-posts, it’s free and you can sign-up to receive access to it here. […]

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Shakespeare Bites Back!

I am currently enjoying Jonathan Kay’s recent book, Among the Truthers about the politics of conspiracy theory. Kay is a managing editor of Canada’s National Post and spent two years researching what drives people to believe in conspiracies. Kay’s book is not primarily about the Shakespeare authorship conspiracy theory but he mentions it in passing […]

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