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James Shapiro and Shakespeare in America

  • New Mexico History Museum 113 Lincoln Avenue Santa Fe, NM, 87501 United States (map)
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Please join us for drinks, Elizabethan appetizers, and conversation in an intimate, classic, Santa Fe setting.

This is an intimate event at a private home near St. John’s College, Santa Fe. Robert Benedetti acts as interlocutor to lead a conversation about Shakespeare in America.

James Shapiro is the Larry Miller Professor of English at Columbia University, where he has taught since 1985. His award-winning books include The Year of Lear: Shakespeare in 1606; 1599: A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare; Contested Will; Shakespeare and the Jews; and the anthology Shakespeare in America.

He has also co-authored and presented two BBC documentaries: Shakespeare: The King’s Man and The Mysterious Mr. Webster.

Dr. Shapiro serves on the Board of Directors of the Royal Shakespeare Company, is Shakespeare Scholar in Residence at New York’s Public Theater, and has been inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He has also been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship and has received an NEH Public Scholar Award.

Please join us to welcome Dr. Shapiro to Santa Fe!

$75 ($60 is tax deductible)
Proceeds benefit programming for the ISC Year of Lear.
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