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The Tragedy of King Richard II

Theatre 250/376 Seminar Fall 2008
Schedule


Rehearsals:

  • Rehearsals with Dave Demke will be Tuesday through Thursday, starting on September 9th
  • Rehearsal may be called on Sunday evenings
  • Rehearsal sessions will be between the hours of 7:00 and 11:00
  • Monday sessions following Seminar will be led by Kate Kelly

 

Seminar Classes

Day
Date
Topic
Reading
Assignment
Mon 9/8 Introduction
King Richard II
Mon 9/15 Stressing Out - A Guide to Shakespeare's Scansion
Penguin Introduction  
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Mon 9/22 Guest Speaker: Professor Timothy W. Burns (Government Dept. - Political Theory)
Ph.D & M.A. recieved from University of Toronto, B.A. recieved from Boston College. Published Works include After History? Francis Fukuyama And His Critics and extensive book chapters and articles in prominent journals. Currently working on a translation of “The Life of Thucydides,” by Marcellinus.
Arden Introduction
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Mon 9/29 NO SEMINAR CLASS (ROSH HASHANAH)
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Mon 10/6 Guest Speaker: Professor Daniel Swift (Dept. of English)
BA, University of Oxford; PhD, Columbia University.
Reviews and essays published in the New York Times Book Review, The Nation, Bookforum, the Times Literary Supplement, and the Financial Times Magazine. Special interests: Shakespeare; early modern poetry and drama; religion and literature; literary biography; the book review.
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Mon 10/13 Guest Speaker: Professor Erica Bastress-Dukehart (Dept. of History)
B.S. in European History, University of Oregon; M.A. and Ph.D. in Early Modern European History, U.C. Berkeley. Research interests include inheritance practices in Medieval and Early Modern Southwest Germany; family history and writing memory; women and the emotions of inheritance in Medieval and Early Modern Europe. Publications include The Zimmern Chronicle: Nobility, Memory, and Self-Representation in Sixteenth-Century Germany, Ashgate Press and "Family, Property and Feeling in Early Modern German Noble Culture: The Zimmerns of Swabia," Sixteenth Century Journal.
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Mon 10/20 To be announced
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Mon

10/27

To be announced
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Mon 11/3 To be announced
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Mon 11/10 NO SEMINAR CLASS (TECH)
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Mon 11/17 NO SEMINAR CLASS
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Mon

11/24

To be announced
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Mon 12/1 To be announced
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Mon 12/8 Wrap-up
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This schedule is always subject to change, so check it often.


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