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Shakespeare in and of the Humanities

Shakespeare in and of the Humanities
120 St. George St., Thomas Fisher Library
Time: Oct 24th, 8:00 pm End: Oct 24th, 10:00 pm
Interest Categories: Visual Studies (UTM), Medieval Studies (FAS), Information, Faculty of, Humanities, History (FAS), Historical Studies (UTM), Historical and Cultural Studies (UTSC), English and Drama (UTM), English (UTSC), English (FAS), Drama, Theatre, Performance Studies (FAS), Comparative Literature (FAS), Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (UTM), Book History/Print Culture, Art (FAS), 2000-, 1950-2000, 1900-1950, 1800-1900, 1500-1800
Lecture by Marjorie Garber, Harvard University

The Friends of the Fisher Library and the Jackman Humanities Institute are pleased to present the Alexander C. Pathy Lecture on the Book Arts

Marjorie Garber, William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of English and Visual and Environmental Studies, Harvard University

Shakespeare in and of the Humanities

Marjorie Garber is the William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of English and Visual and Environmental Studies at Harvard University, and Chair of the Committee on Dramatic Arts. She has published sixteen books and edited seven collections of essays on topics from Shakespeare to literary and cultural theory to the arts and intellectual life. Newsweek magazine chose Shakespeare After All as one of the five best nonfiction books of 2004, and praised it as the “indispensable introduction to an indispensable writer ... Garber’s is the most exhilarating seminar room you’ll ever enter.”

Her most recent book is The Use and Abuse of Literature (Pantheon, 2011)

This lecture is free, but we request that you contact the Library if you plan to attend by emailing at events.library@utoronto.ca or phoning (416) 978-3600.

The Friends of the Fisher Library supports acquisitions and special programs at the Fisher Library, including the publication of exhibition catalogues. The Friends also hosts four lectures each year.

Benefits of Membership in Friends of the Fisher Library
Along with the personal satisfaction gained from supporting the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library you will receive:

  • Invitations to lectures and special events (view past and upcoming events).
  • The Halcyon, The Newsletter of the Friends of The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library. Published twice a year, in December and June,The Halcyon includes short articles on recent noteworthy gifts to and acquisitions of the Library, recent or current exhibitions, activities of the Friends, and other short articles about the Library's collections.

Membership Form [pdf]

For further information about this event, please contact Acting Director Anne Dondertman

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