Monday, February 28, 2011

Alexa Huang Visits GW 3/3

On Thursday March 3, Professor Alexa Huang of Penn State University will be visiting the GW campus to deliver a lecture on "Global Shakespeare 2.0" at 4 PM in Rome Hall 771 (801 22nd St. NW).

She will also be leading a one-hour seminar with Q&A specifically for GW graduate students earlier in the day at 2 PM in Duques Hall 361 (2201 G St. NW).

Alexa is a rising star in Shakespeare studies and globalization. She is the co-editor of Shakespeare in Hollywood, Asia, and Cyberspace, and the co-editor of The Shakespearean International Yearbook; most recently, she has won the prestigious 2010 Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Comparative Literature Prize from the MLA for her book Chinese Shakespeares. She is also the recipient of a major Digital Humanities grant on Global Shakespeares.

Mark your calendar!

Monday, February 7, 2011

Book Launch Celebration 2/24

Thursday, 2/24 at 4PM: Celebrate with us new publications by Gil Harris (George Washington University) and Madhavi Menon (American University). Professor Harris's book, Shakespeare and Literary Theory, was recently published by Oxford UP and Professor Menon's edited collection, Shakesqueer, was just released by Duke UP.

Light refreshments will be served.

The event takes place in Rome Hall 771 (801 22nd St. NW).