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Events for Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017

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Lancaster Campus, Humanities Symposium--Shaking Out Shakespeare

The Lancaster Campus of HACC, Central Pennsylvania's Community College, is hosting its fourth annual humanities symposium.  The three-day event April 11-13 is entitled "Shaking Out Shakespeare," which explores the profound influence of William Shakespeare on the arts, humanities, and sciences.  The schedule includes presentations on film, TV, art, literature, and the sciences.  Community members are invited to attend this free event.

Schedule of Events for April 12th:

9:30-10:45

  • "Shakespeare Sucks: The Bard for the Reluctant Reader" by Jennifer Angstadt, Adjunct Professor of English and Foundational Studies.

11:00-12:15

  • "Shakespeare's Language: It's History and His Contributions" by Dennis Wimer, Adjunct Professor of Humanities.

12:30-1:45

  • "Musical Love Stories:  Romeo and Juliet as Told Through Music" by Jill Graybill, Adjunct Professor of Music.

2:00-3:15

  • "Shakespeare Authorship Conspiracies" by Kimberly Hall, Associate Professor of English.

3:30-4:30

  • "Designing for Shakespeare" Victor Capecce, Associate Professor/Technical Director Communication & Theatre, Millersville University.

4:30-6:00

  • Art Reception in the Art Space (lobby of the East Building:  "Staging Shakespeare".

During the reception, enjoy refreshments and Pop-Up Shakespeare scenes, sonnets and monologues, performed by actors from The People's Shakespeare Project.

6:00-8:00

  • "Speaketh Shakespeare: A Coffeehouse Experience" (open to all: contact Cindy Rose by email at cwrose@hacc.edu for information).

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