Category Archives: William Shakespeare

Melbourne talks on The Birth of Territory and Foucault – final details

Final details for my four talks over the next two weeks in Melbourne: 26 February 2014, 12.30pm, “The Birth of Territory”, Monash University, Melbourne (Room N502, Menzies Building, Clayton Campus) – flyer, website 27 February 2014, 5pm, “The Birth of Territory”, RMIT University, Melbourne … Continue reading

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RSC trailer for Henry IV parts I and II

More details here; and the RSC’s poll on Shakespeare’s greatest play here.

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Martin McQuillan – Friends with Benefits: Shakespeare, Marx and Derrida – audio recording

Martin McQuillan – Friends with Benefits: Shakespeare, Marx and Derrida – audio recording. The Kingston Shakespeare Seminar (KiSS) brings leading Shakespeare scholars to the Rose, which the director Peter Hall created to be a “teaching theatre”. Here Sir Peter directed … Continue reading

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William Shakespeare presents – Terminator the Second

Terminator II using Shakespearean texts: Thanks to Volha Piotukh for sending this to me.

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REMEDIAEVAL: Proposal for a New Minigraph Book Series

In the Middle has news of an interesting publishing venture from Eileen Joy and Karl Steel - REMEDIAEVAL, a New Minigraph Book Series. Here’s a couple of paragraphs, but you should really check out the whole post: Currently, the Middle Ages … Continue reading

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RSC new season announced – Love’s Labour’s Lost and Won

The RSC have announced the productions of their autumn/winter 2014-15 season. The plan, starting with Richard II last season, and continuing with the two parts of Henry IV and Two Gentlemen of Verona this coming summer, is to produce all of Shakespeare’s plays … Continue reading

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“Interview with Stuart Elden” at Groundwork

Another interview with me, conducted by Jordan Skinner, has been published at the Groundwork site – a blog run by past and present students of the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy at Kingston University. It ranges widely across … Continue reading

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Shakespearean Territories – planned book now has a dedicated page

I’ve consolidated all the links to audio recordings and other pieces on a dedicated page for the Shakespearean Territories planned book project. This project has slipped a bit recently, as I’ve been concentrating on the Foucault’s Last Decade book, but I … Continue reading

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Caesar Must Die – trailer and brief comments

Caesar Must Die (Cesare deve morire) is a very powerful piece of cinema, now on dvd release, showing the rehearsals for a performance of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar. The performers are all inmates of a high-security prison in Rome, and while they do … Continue reading

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25 research talks in 2013 – with links to audio versions

The talk in Halifax at ArcticNet was the 25th research talk in a really busy year. (Links in what follows are to audio recordings, where available). I gave talks on the Shakespearean territories project at the University of York, Aberystwyth University, Memorial University of Newfoundland … Continue reading

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