The Faith of William Shakespeare
A one-day conference
Join us for the 500th anniversary of the Reformation to explore what that meant to Shakespeare and Stratford-upon-Avon.
Graham Holderness (University of Hertfordshire) will give
a key-note talk about Shakespeare's Calvinism; Tara Hamling (University of Birmingham)
will curate a special exhibition based on Reformation-related material from our
Collections; Cathryn Enis (University of Birmingham) will speak about
managing friendships at a time of religious division, and we'll also hear from
other Reformation experts about Roman Catholicism in Shakespeare's time,
iconoclasm, and the effects of religious change on Stratford-upon-Avon. The
conference is hosted by Dr Paul Edmondson, Head of Research, The Shakespeare
With grateful acknowledgement to Lion Hudson Publishing for sponsoring this event.
Fee: £25.00 (£20.00 SBT Friends), includes refreshments (not lunch), and a copy of Graham Holderness's new book, The Faith of William Shakespeare.
Venue: The Wolfson Hall, The Shakespeare Centre. (Arrivals from 9.45am).