Description: Julia Reinhard Lupton, professor of English and comparative literature at the University of California, Irvine, will speak. In 2007, she was named a Chancellor’s Fellow at the University of California, Irvine, in recognition of her contributions to Shakespeare studies. Her most recent scholarly books are “Thinking with Shakespeare: Essays on Politics and Life” (2011) and “Citizen-Saints: Shakespeare and Political Theology” (2005). Her newest project is entitled “Shakespeare by Design: Objects, Affordances, and Environments,” which aims to use the visual, cognitive, and phenomenological resources of design theory to disclose the many points of creative contact between formal and vernacular acts of design on Shakespeare’s stage.
When: Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 8:00 pm
Where: Niederer Auditorium, Richard Wetherill Visual Arts Center, Hollins University, 8009 Fishburn Drive, Roanoke, VA, 24020
Contact: (540) 362-6451