Global Shakespeare Colloquium on Richard II (conference)

  • The Gallery
  • Sat 24 Mar

Please join us for this event exploring Shakespeare's Richard II.


DAY 1: SATURDAY MARCH 24 09.30 – 18.00

‘Political Theology and Shakespeare’s Richard II

Richard Ashby (Royal Holloway University London): 'Pierced to the Soul: The Sovereign Gaze in Richard II'
Thomas Cartelli (Muhlenberg University): 'Marlowe, Shakespeare, and Sovereignty'
Antonio Cerella (Kingston University): 'The Sovereign Sacrifice: A Genealogy of Political Representation'
Guillaume Foulquie (University of Worcester): 'Conceptions and Ideologies of Blood in Richard II'
Ronan Hatfull (Shakespeare Institute): 'Hollow Crowns and Thrones: The Postmodern Celebrity Richard'
Eric Heinze (Queen Mary University London): 'The Performance of Law's Legitimacy in Richard II'
Edward Paleit (City University London): 'Marlowe Never Dies: Deposing Sovereignty in Richard II'
Elena Pellone (Shakespeare Institute) and David Schalkwyk (Queen Mary University London):
'The Breath of Kings: Political and Theatrical Power in Richard II'
Ildiko Solti (Kingston University): 'Power Play: The Audience as Pawn in Richard II'
David Souden (British Museum) and Richard Foster (Independent Scholar): 'Pamela Tudor-Craig and Richard II: A Memoir' 


DAY 2: SUNDAY MARCH 25 10.30–1.00

‘‘‘Let me Play the Lion Too’’: Casting Diversity in Shakespeare’

Actors from An