The European Shakespeare Research Association (ESRA) biennial Conference ‘Shakespeare and European Theatrical Cultures: AnAtomizing Text and Stage’ takes place on 27–30 July 2017 in Gdansk. ESRA Shakespeare Conference 2017 will focus in particular on the theatrical cultures, using a special relationship with the Gdansk Shakespeare Theatre and Festival – but it will also be open to a variety of theoretical, critical and creative approaches.
The Conference Organisers are University of Gdańsk, The Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre.
The Conference is held entirely in English.
There are some OPEN EVENTS of the conference, available to Festival’s audience:
PLENARY LECTURES at the University of Gdańsk
Law and Administration Faculty, Bażyńskiego 6, Main Lecture Hall
28 JULY 2017 / 11.00 A.M.
Forgetting Shakespeare performance
Prof. Peter Holland
29 JULY 2017 / 11.00 A.M.
Hard Hearts and Coronets: Anatomizing Resistance and Community with Shakespeare Now
Prof. Diana Henderson
30 JULY 2017 / 11.00 A.M.
The stage revealed or the stage re-veiled?
Prof. Małgorzata Grzegorzewska
IN CONVERSATION at the Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre (Archeo)
28 JULY 2017 / 9.00 P.M.
Open debate between
Prof. Paul Allain and Grzegorz Bral
SHAKESCENE at the Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre
30 JULY 2017 / 7:00 P.M.
Jan Klata about his experience with Shakespeare
More information: ESRA2017.EU
The enclosed photos were made during the ESRA Opening at the Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre at 27 July 2017. Photos by Dawid Linkowski.