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Lancaster Campus, Humanities Symposium--Shaking Out Shakespeare

Date:   Thursday April 13, 2017
Time:   8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location:    Lancaster Campus, East Building, Room 203

Contact Name:    Cindy Rose
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The Lancaster Campus of HACC, Central Pennsylvania's Community College, is hosting its fourth annual humanities symposium.  The three-day event from April 11-13, 2017 is entitled "Shaking Out Shakespeare," which will explore 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 the free event.

Schedule of Events for April 13th:


  • "'I Hope All Will be Well': The Legacy of Shakespeare's Ophelia" by Matthew Goodman, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs.


  • "Hearing Voices: An Interpreting Character in the Sonnets of Shakespeare" by Matthew Eberhart, Associate Professor of English.


  • "The World's a Stage: International Productions of Shakespeare" by Kimberly Grotewold, Reference and Instruction Librarian, and Hetal Thaker, Assistant Professor of English.


  • "200 Million Starlings" by Brad Basehore, Instructor of Biology.


  • "Shakespeare and Sociology? Verily!" by John Flavin, Assistant Professor of Sociology.


  • "Two Shakespeare Heroines Who Caved, or Did They?" by Barbara McGraw, Associate Professor Emeritus of English.


  • William Shakespeare: A Life of Drama (film: A&E Biography).


  • "Classical Myths and the Otherworldly in A Midsummer Night's Dream" by Cindy Rose, Associate Professor of Humanities and Dennis Wimer, Adjunct Professor of Humanities"

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