Shakespeare Everywhere Festival: Time to Talk About …  

Aspen Institute, Washington DC, October 25, 2023

Held at the Aspen Institute in Washington, D.C., this event, part of the Shakespeare Everywhere Festival, addressed strategies to decolonize Shakespeare using critical race theory and feminism.

     Whether we are looking at the arts pages or the headlines, there is no better time than now to talk about Shakespeare. In this special panel, Marjorie Garber will moderate a discussion between Alexa Alice Joubin, Carla Della Gatta, and Drew Lichtenberg. How can Shakespeare’s plays generate empathy and understanding, when speaking across the divide of centuries? How do some of his most profound plays resonate when translated into a 21st century context in which differences of gender, race and class challenge early modern categories? … Read more Public File

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