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!