Much Ado About Nothing in Performance

The Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology | Lund University

Programme

All parts of the programme taking place in LUX: C121 are open to the public, while the workshop, the performance and the outing to Elsinore are for conference members only.

 

THURSDAY 8 JUNE

(LUX B336)

13:15-17:00 (including a coffee break): Workshop for teachers: ‘Taking the Ache Out Of Shakespeare’ – teaching Shakespeare’s plays through performance.

 

FRIDAY 9 JUNE

(LUX C121)

 8:50-9:00: Welcome (Cian Duffy, Chair Professor of English Literature, LU)

Lindell, Schwartz-Gastine: Housekeeping

9:00-11:00: Session 1: Big Screen, Small Screen (Cieslak, Costantini-Cornède, Dogan Adanur, Drouet)

11:00-11:30: Coffee break

11:30-12:30: Plenary 1, Michael Dobson: The Real Key Roles in Much Ado About Nothing: Margaret and Innogen

12:30-14:00: Lunch break

14:00-14:45: Plenary 2, Jacqui O’Hanlon: The Classroom as Rehearsal Room: An Evidence-Informed Approach to Teaching Shakespeare

14.45-15.15: Coffee break

15.15-16.45: Session 2: MAAN On Stage (Escolme, Reuss, Tyler)

Immediately after Session 2, we will walk from LUX to the Open-Air Museum of Cultural History (Kulturen). The play will begin when the audience is in place.

17:00-19:00 (outer time frame): Promenade performance of Much Ado About Nothing (abridged to approximately an hour and a half).

19:00 -19:30: post-play bubbles and chat

19:30 Symposium Dinner: buffet at the Open-Air Museum Restaurant (Kulturkrogen)

 

SATURDAY 10 JUNE

(LUX C121)

9:00-10:30: Session 3: MAAN and Politics, Gender, Race (Paterson, G.Williams, T.Williams)

10:30-10:45: Coffee break

10:45-11:45: Session 4: MAAN in Music and Art (Laskowska-Hinz, Lutteman)

12:00: Departure for Elsinore (via Helsingborg and the ferry)

Picnic-lunch on the coach.

14:00-15:00: Guided tour ‘In Hamlet’s World’, Kronborg Castle.

15:00-16:00: free time.

16:00-17:00: Option to sit in on Hamlet rehearsal (in English)

17:00-17:30: Plenary 3: Lars Romann Engel.

18:00 - approximately 20:00: Return to Lund by way of Copenhagen and the Öresund Bridge