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garricks-temple-sept-3-2016.jpgFoucault and Shakespeare – symposium at Garrick’s Temple, 23 June 2018

David Garrick built his Shakespeare Temple beside the Thames at Hampton in 1755 as a place where ‘the thinkers of the world’ would meet to reflect on the plays. He hoped Voltaire would come. Now the Kingston Shakespeare Seminar is realising the great actor’s vision, with a series of symposia on Shakespeare in Philosophy. Each of these Saturday events features talks by leading philosophers and Shakespeare scholars, coffee and tea in the riverside garden designed by Capability Brown, and lunch at the historic Bell Inn.

I’ll be one of the speakers at this event, with other contributions from Tom Brockelman, Jonathan Dollimore, Kélina Gotman, Jennifer Rust, Duncan Salkeld and Richard Wilson. I’ll be speaking about ‘Foucault, Shakespeare, Contagion’, which is mainly through a discussion of Troilus and Cressida.

To register, go to the Eventbrite page; more details here

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