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‘Thy Stratford Moniment’ – Revisited

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Holistic Interpretation by Alexander Waugh This article was first published in the De Vere Society Newsletter, October 2014.  It is here presented, in a version revised and updated by the author, with kind permission of the De Vere Society. That ...

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Shakespeare Full Circle

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by Nate Briggs (from the Winter 2015 Shakespeare Oxford Newsletter) Seeing a recent local production of Much Ado About Nothing brought me back to the Shakespeare Authorship Question, and, incidentally, the state of live productions of Shakespeare among the many ...

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2014 Madison Conference Agenda

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The 2014 Shakespeare Authorship Conference will take place September 11-14 at the Overture Center in Madison, WI. Register here. Please note: All events and times are subject to change. We look forward to seeing you in Madison! Conference Schedule Thursday, ...

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2014 SARC Conference in Portland

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The 18th annual Shakespeare Authorship Research Centre (SARC) conference will be held at Concordia University, Portland, OR, April 10-13, 2014. The conference will convene Thursday evening at 6 PM with a reception and screening of Joss Whedon’s contemporary film version ...

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The Unbroken Line: Oxford, Acting Companies and the Phenomenon of Shakespeare

By Hank Whittemore Outline of a paper presented at the SOS/SF 2013 Joint Conference in Toronto First … a prologue   The year is 1912 … eight years before “Shakespeare” identified Charles William Wallace – 1912 Professor Charles William Wallace ...

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Shakespeare’s Aristophanic Comedy

By Earl Showerman  Abstract of a paper presented at the SOS/SF 2013 Joint Conference in Toronto    “So far as native talent goes, there is no Greek dramatist that stands anywhere  near Shakespeare, though Aristophanes suggests him.”         John Jay Chapman,  Greek ...

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SAC Issues Mock Trial Challenge to Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

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Press release from the Shakespeare Authorship Coalition: *********************************************************************************************** FOR RELEASE FRIDAY, 6TH DEC., 2013                                                                                            Contact Persons: U.K.: Alexander Waugh, SAC Honorary President                                                                                                                              U.S.: John M. Shahan, SAC Chairman and CEO Taunton, Somerset, U.K., December 2, 2013 — Today the Shakespeare Authorship Coalition (SAC) ...

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Unification Message from SF President Tom Regnier

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Dear Members and Friends of the Shakespeare Fellowship, At the joint conference of the Shakespeare Fellowship (SF) and Shakespeare Oxford Society (SOS) in Toronto (Oct. 17-20), both organizations counted the votes that members had sent us on the issue of ...

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Who Was Shakespeare? 9th Annual Global Authorship Conference in Toronto Oct. 17-20

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Sponsored by York and Guelph Universities, conference attracts renowned scholars and premieres two films TORONTO, October 15, 2013 – As millions of students read Shakespeare plays and millions of tourists flock to his birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon each year, a growing ...

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2013 Conference Final Agenda

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  2013 Toronto Conference Agenda Thursday,  17 October    12-1             Registration 1-1:15           Welcome. Opening of Conference. 1:15-2           Paper: Priscilla Costello.  (Ontario).  “Astrology, ‘Shakespeare’ and de Vere.”   A professional astrologer compares the astrological charts of de Vere and ‘Shakespeare.’ 2-2:45       ...

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