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Durham University

Department of English Studies

Event Archive

This is an archive of past events within the Department of English Studies. Please see our current events for forthcoming activities.

Some of our public events are recorded and are available as podcasts via our Research English At Durham blog.

Unravelling Shakespeare’s Life

12th June 2013, 18:00 to 19:00, Elvet Riverside Room 145, James Shapiro (Visiting ST Lee Professorial Fellow, School of Advanced Study, University of London)

James Shapiro is the Larry Miller Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. He is the author of: Contested Will: Who Wrote Shakespeare?; A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare: 1599; Oberammergau: The Troubling Story of the World's Most Famous Passion Play; Shakespeare and the Jews; Rival Playwrights: Marlowe, Jonson, Shakespeare.

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Research in English At Durham (READ) blog showcasing the the literary research emerging from the Department of English Studies


We host a large number of conferences, lectures and seminars each year, many of them open to the public. Find out more on our Events page.


Many of our public lectures, seminars and conferences are recorded, and can be listened to as podcasts.

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