University of Birmingham
University of Birmingham
An English study afternoon on Shakespeare's King Lear. The afternoon will involve academic specialists from the Department of English and its world famous Shakespeare Institute in Stratford, including Professor Michael Dobson (Director of the Shakespeare Institute), Professor Ewan Fernie, Dr Tom Lockwood and Professor Claire Preston. at University of Birmingham

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King Lear Sixth Form Study Afternoon

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Event Summary:

An English study afternoon on Shakespeare's King Lear. The afternoon will involve academic specialists from the Department of English and its world famous Shakespeare Institute in Stratford, including Professor Michael Dobson (Director of the Shakespeare Institute), Professor Ewan Fernie, Dr Tom Lockwood and Professor Claire Preston.

Full Event Details:

The Department of English at the University of Birmingham is hosting a Sixth Form Study Afternoon from 2pm-5pm, suitable for both Y12 and Y13 students. It will concentrate on Shakespeare's King Lear, and will involve staff from the University’s Shakespeare Institute in Stratford. The afternoon will be of particular interest to those currently studying this text. The event will take the form of four 30-minute talks by individual members of the academic staff, with a concluding 30-minute question-and-answer session. There will also be an interval in which sixth-formers and teachers can talk to academics in the English department so it will also be useful for anyone planning to study English at university. The cost of the event will be £5 for students, with free attendance for teachers.


Suitable For:
Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 5 (Students aged 16-18)
Teachers (CPD)

Duration: Half Day

Min. Students: 1

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