Shakespeare in America with James Shapiro


Please join us to welcome Dr. Shapiro to Santa Fe in an intimate talk at a private home. Enjoy Elizabethan appetizers, drinks, a gorgeous setting, and fascinating conversation!

 International Shakespeare Center Santa Fe • James Shapiro

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Shakespeare in America with James Shapiro
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Friday • May 25 • 3 to 5 p.m.
Private home near St. John’s College

Santa Fe, NM 87501

Dr. Shapiro, editor of Shakespeare in America, comes to Santa Fe! He is here in support of the ISC Year of Lear, and we are excited to have a chance to hear his research on Shakespeare in America.

Robert Benedetti, director, producer, author, educator, will act as interlocutor.

James Shapiro is the Larry Miller Professor of English at Columbia University, where he has taught since 1985. His books include Shakespeare and the Jews; 1599: A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare, which won the Samuel Johnson Prize; Contested Will; the anthology Shakespeare in America; and The Year of Lear: Shakespeare in 1606. He has also co-authored and presented two BBC documentaries: Shakespeare: The King’s Man and The Mysterious Mr. Webster.

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 been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship and received an NEH Public Scholar Award for 2017-18 for his book on Shakespeare in America.

Contact: Robin Williams

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