Monday, September 3, 2012

An Australian Interview with Alexa Huang about Global Shakespeares


During GW English professor Alexa Huang's recent visit to Australia to give a keynote speech at the Book:Logic 2012 conference, "Text Editing and Digital Culture," she was interviewed by Professor Jenni Harrison of iVEC (national supercomputing center) at the University of Western Australia in Perth. Alexa is the co-founder and co-director with Peter Donaldson of "Global Shakespeares" (http://globalshakespeares.org), an open-access digital performance archive and research project that examines the global career of Shakespeare's plays. During the interview, Alexa discussed the significance of worldwide performances of Shakespeare and introduced several key features of the "Global Shakespeares" digital video archive.

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