Wednesday, August 31, 2016

5th Annual Shakespeare Lecture: Kathy Rowe (Provost, Smith University)

The George Washington University’s Dean’s Scholars in Shakespeare  
Annual Shakespeare Lecture and reception with

Dr. Katherine Rowe

Virtual Globe Theatres (Playgoing in a Networked World)

Friday, September 9th  3:30-5:30 pm
Post Hall, GWU Mount Vernon Campus
Free and open to the public.
Free shuttle to Mount Vernon campus (more information available here)

Please join us as we celebrate the start of the academic school year with our fifth Annual Shakespeare Lecture.

Dr. Katherine Rowe is Provost and Dean of Faculty at Smith College. She is the author of Dead Hands: Fictions of Agency, Renaissance to Modernco-author (with Thomas Cartelli) of New Wave Shakespeare on Screenand editor of Evans Shakespeare Edition of MacbethA scholar of literature and media history, she is co-founder of Luminary Digital Media, a social reading platform that is bringing literary works to mobile devices, including iPad apps of the Folger Library Shakespeare editions.
Generously sponsored by GWU’s Medieval & Early Modern Studies Institute 

For more information contact: Holly Dugan,

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

GW MEMSI 2016-17 Calendar

For a complete GW MEMSI calendar with up to date information about all our 2016-17 events, follow this link.

The GW Medieval and Early Modern Studies Institute (GW MEMSI) was founded in 2008 by faculty and students in the departments of English, History, Political Science, Spanish, Italian and French. We have quickly grown to include twenty-three professors and numerous students in seven departments, making us the largest humanities initiative at GW. Our mission is to bring fresh critical perspectives to the study of the literature and culture of early Europe within a global perspective, connecting the past to the present.