Kingston Shakespeare Series Conference: Sex In Shakespeare

  • The Gallery
  • Fri 22 Jun, 9.30am
  • Presented by Kingston Shakespeare Seminar


9.30am: Registration 

10am: Opening remarks, Christian Smith (Kingston University)

10.15am: Desire

Nell McKeown (King’s College London) 

Emilia’s Phoenix Love: Female Eroticism in The Two Noble Kinsmen

Elena Pellone (Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham)

How might one do, sir, to lose it to her own liking?: Shakespeare and the female gaze

Phoebe Murphy-Brown (Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham)

Queer Theory and Cross Gender Casting in Modern Adaptations of Shakespeare

11:35am: Coffee

12pm: Jonathan Dollimore

Shakespeare and Sex at Sussex University

1pm: Lunch

2pm: Language and Form

Jerzy Limon (University of Gdańsk)

Visiting Netherlands: verbal and visual sexual punning in Shakespeare and contemporary art

Richard O’Brien (University of Birmingham)

No gentle chase: Venus and Adonis in a post-Weinstein world

3.20pm: Theory

Christian Smith (Kingston University)

Dialectical Eros, or Do Bottom and Titania have sex?

Paul Hamilton (Kingston University)

The perverse dynamic and state power

4.30pm: Tea

5pm: David Schalkwyk (Queen Mary University London)

Ever a merry war: Love, sex and war in Shakespeare

6pm: Closing remarks: Richard Wilson (Kingston University)


There will be another Kingston Shakespeare Series Conference: Shakespeare and Foucault on Sat 23 Jun at Garrick's Temple, Hampton, for more information about this event, click here.