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2015 Ashland Conference Agenda


2016 conference agenda coming this summer. More information on the Boston conference available here.

 


 

The 2015 Shakespeare Authorship Conference will take place September 24-27 at the Ashland Springs Hotel in Ashland, OR. Register here. Please note: All events and times are subject to change.

Conference Schedule

Thursday, 24 September

8:00 – 12:00   Conference Registration Opens

9:00 – 12:00   Exhibit of Folio Editions at Hannon Library of Southern Oregon University

10:00 – 12:00   Screening of Nothing Is Truer than Truth at Ashland Springs Hotel Ballroom – Cheryl Eagan-Donovan

12:00 – 1:00   Lunch (on own)

1:00 – 1:15    Welcome, Introductions and Orientation

1:15 – 2:00   Julia Cleave: Shakespeare and the Visual Arts: The Case of the Bassano Fresco

2:00 – 2:45   Jan Scheffer: Oxford’s Capture by Pirates, April 1576

2:24 – 3:00   Coffee/Tea Break

3:00 – 3:45   Heward Wilkinson: Did We Mislay Hamlet’s ‘as ’twere’ on the Way to the Authorship Amphitheatre?

3:45 – 4:30   Don Rubin: Methinks the Man: Peter Brook and the Authorship Question

4:30 – 5:00  Alexander Waugh & Roger Stritmatter: A New Shakespeare Allusion Book

5:00 – 5:30   Shakespeare Identified 100

5:30 – 7:30   Opening Reception with No-Host Bar and Appetizers

8:00 – 10:40   Much Ado about Nothing (Bowmer Theatre – separate ticket purchase required)


Friday, 25 September

8:00 – 8:30   William J. Ray: The Droeshout Etching as a Revolutionary Renaissance Work of Art

8:30 – 9:15   Robert Prechter: Why Did Robert Greene Repent His Former Works?

9:15 – 10:00   Margrethe Jolly: Juliet and the Grafter

10:00 – 10:15   Shakespeare Oxford Fellowship Research Grants Report

10:15 – 10:30   Coffee/Tea Break

10:30 – 11:30   OSF Actor Panel: Much Ado about Nothing

11:30 – 12:15   Ros Barber: Shakespeare: The Evidence

12:15 – 1:30   Buffet Lunch

1:30 – 2:15   Alexander Waugh: ‘Vulgar Scandal’ Mentioned in Shakespeare’s Sonnets

2:15 – 3:00   Michael Morse: “Such virtue hath my pen”: Onomastic Wit and Revelatory Wordplay in Shake-speare’s Sonnets

3:00 – 3:15   Coffee/Tea Break

3:15 – 4:15   Michael Delahoyde: Antony & Cleopatra

4:15 – 5:00   Richard Whalen: The Queen’s ‘Worm’ in Antony and Cleopatra

5:00 – 5:30   Julia Cleave: Antony and Cleopatra as Chymical Theatre

5:30    Adjourn

8:00 – 11:00   Antony and Cleopatra (Allen Elizabethan Theatre – separate ticket purchase required)


Saturday, 26 September

8:00 – 9:30   Shakespeare Oxford Fellowship Annual Membership Meeting

9:30 – 10:15   Mark Anderson: Shapiro Agonistes—Why James Shapiro’s claims of a Jacobean phase to Shakespeare’s career are wrong

10:15 – 10:30   Coffee/Tea Break

10:30 – 11:30 OSF Actor Panel – Antony & Cleopatra

11:30 – 12:15   Kevin Gilvary: Who Wrote Shakespeare’s First Biography?

12:15 – 1:30    Buffet Lunch

1:30 – 2:15    Katherine Chiljan: Origins of the Shakespeare Pen Name

2:15 – 3:00   Roger Stritmatter:  The Theology of Pericles

3:00 – 3:15   Coffee/Tea break

3:15 – 4:00   Wally Hurst:  Pericles, Prince of Tyre: Its Authorship, The Question of Collaboration, and its Place in the Shakespearean Canon

4:00 – 4:45   Earl Showerman:  Pericles: Shakespeare’s Early Tragi-Comedic Miracle Play

4:45 – 5:30   Ren Draya: Shakespeare’s The Tempest: Music, Structure, and Fantasy

5:30    Adjourn

7:30 – 10:30   Screening of BBC Pericles in Ashland Springs Ballroom (available for those who will not be attending the live theatrical performance)

8:00 – 10:30   Pericles, Prince of Tyre (Thomas Theatre – separate ticket purchase required)


Sunday, 27 September

8:00– 8:45    John Shahan: Shakespeare Authorship Coalition Update

8:45 – 9:30    James Warren: Oxfordian Theory and Academia: Past, Future and Present

9:30 – 10:15    Tom Regnier: The Law of Evidence and the Shakespeare Authorship Question

10:15 – 11:00   Coffee/Tea Break

10:30 – 11:30   OSF Actor Panel – Pericles

11:30 – 12: 30   Legitimizing the SAQ Panel: Tom Regnier, Wally Hurst, James Warren, and John Shahan

12:30 – 2:00    Shakespeare Oxford Fellowship Awards Banquet – Keynote: Mark Anderson

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