The Frankfurt School and Shakespeare, Garrick’s Temple, Hampton, 25 June 2022 [now taking place online]

The Frankfurt School and Shakespeare, Garrick’s Temple, Hampton, 25 June 2022

Update: due to rail strikes this is now taking place online. Registration free, but required.

  • 09.30: Coffee (Temple Pavilion)
  • 10.00: Chair: Jennifer Rust (Saint Louis University) 

Paul Kottman (New School New York): ‘Shakespeare and the Culture Industry’

  • 11.00: Coffee (Temple Pavilion)
  • 11.30 Chair: Richard Ashby (King’s College University of London)

Julia Ng (Goldsmith’s University of London): ‘Hamlet in the Parlamonium’

Howard Caygill (Kingston University): ‘Benjamin and the Sonnets’

  • 13.00 Lunch (Bell Inn, Hampton)
  • 14.30: Chair: (Richard Wilson: Kingston University)

Björn Quiring (Trinity College Dublin):

‘Shylock or Timon? The Immanent Critique of Karl Kraus and Shakespeare’s Theatre of Judgement’

Alison Findlay (Lancaster University): 

‘Shakespeare and the Contagious Public Sphere of Performance’

  • 16.00: Tea (Temple Pavilion)
  • 16.30: Chair: Stuart Elden (University of Warwick) 

John Joughin:‘Shakespeare’s Stranger-Subject: Bloch, Job, Lear and life without a why’

  • 17.30: Round Table Discussion Chair: Jennifer Rust (Saint Louis University)

Tickets are £20 (includes admission and sandwich lunch at the Bell Inn) + Eventbrite admin fees. All proceeds go to support Garrick’s Temple.

Free tickets (with lunch) for students are available from the Shakespeare and Philosophy project. For those, please email info(at)

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