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  1. Seminar 1: Shakespeare on Screen: The Romances (Sarah Hatchuel and Nathalie Vienne-Guerrin, France)
  2. Seminar 2: Biology through Shakespeare (Rachel Rodman, Durham, NC)
  3. Seminar 3: The Many Lives of William Shakespeare: Collaboration, Biography and Authorship (Paola Pugliatti and William Leahy, Italy-UK)
  4. Seminar 4: Early Shakespeare (Rory Loughnane and Andrew J. Power, USA)
  5. Seminar 5: Shakespeare and the Visual Arts (Michele Marrapodi, Italy)
  6. Seminar 6: Global Shakespeare as Methodology (Alexander Huang, USA)
  7. Seminar 7: ‘In this distracted globe’?: Cognitive Shakespeare (A. Müller-Wood and S. Baumbach, Germany)
  8. Séminaire 8: La fabrique du personnage shakespearien (Delphine Lemonnier-Texier, France)
  9. Seminar 9: Legal Perspectives on Shakespearean Theatre (Daniela Carpi and J. Gaakeer, Italy-Netherlands)
  10. Seminar 10: Shakespeare and Slavic / East and Central European Countries (Michelle Assay and David Fanning, France-UK)
  11. Seminar 11: (Ré)écrire la tragédie shakespearienne sur la scène contemporaine occidentale (Catherine Treilhou-Balaudé and Florence March, France)
  12. Seminar 12: ‘Green’ or Ecocritical Shakespeare: non- human nature as a character in his plays (Malvina Isabel Aparicio, Argentina)
  13. Seminar 13: The Shakespeare Circle (Stanley Wells and Paul Edmondson, UK)
  14. Seminar 14: ‘Many straunge and horrible events’ – Omens and Prophecies in Histories and Tragedies by Shakespeare and His Contemporaries (Imke Lichterfeld and Yan Brailowsky, Germany-France)
  15. Seminar 15: Shakespeare in French Film/France in Shakespearean Film (Melissa Croteau and Doug Lanier, USA)
  16. Seminar 16: The Celebrated Shakespeare: public commemoration and biography (Michael Dobson, UK)
  17. Seminar 17: Religion and paganism in Shakespeare’s plays (Eric Harber, UK-South Africa)
  18. Seminar 18: Shakespeare: The Authorship and the Dating Question: Apocrypha and the Case of All’s Well (Daniela Guardamagna and Rosy Colombo, Italy)
  19. Seminar 19: Shakespeare and Global Girlhood (Ariane M. Balizet and Marcela Kostihová, USA)
  20. Seminar 20: ‘The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together’: The Nature of Problem in Shakespearean Studies (Jonathan Hart and Seda Çağlayan Mazanoğlu, Canada-Turkey)
  21. Seminar 21: Shakespearean Festivals in the 21st Century (Paul Prescott and Nicoleta Cinpoes, UK)


  1. Panel 1: Shakespeare in Brazilian Popular Culture (Aimara da Cunha Resende, Brazil)
  2. Panel 2: Shakespeare and Science (Sophie Chiari and Mickael Popelard, France)
  3. Panel 3: Shakespeare Jubilees on three Continents (Christa Jansohn, Germany)
  4. Panel 4: Secular Shakespeares (Edward Simon, USA)
  5. Panel 5: Born before and after Shakespeare (Anne-Valérie Dulac, Laetitia Sansonetti, France)
  6. Panel 6: Shakespearean mystifications (Davide Del Bello, Italy)
  7. Panel 7: Telling Tales of / from Shakespeare: Indian Ishtyle (P. Trivedi, S. Chaudhury, India)
  8. Panel 8: Shakespeare and ‘th’intertrafique’ of French and English Texts and Manners (Dympna Callaghan, M. Tudeau-Clayton, Lukas Erne, Indira Ghose, USA-Switzerland)
  9. Panel 9: Bakhtinian Forays into Shakespeare: Word, Gestures, Space (Carla Dente, Martin Procházka, Pavel Drábek, Italy-Czech Rep.-UK)
  10. Panel 10: Shakespeare and Natural History (Christopher Leslie, USA)
  11. Panel 11: ‘The Undiscovered Country – the Future’ – Shakespeare in Science Fiction (Simone Broders, Germany)
  12. Panel 12: Crossroads: 21st century perspectives on Shakespeare’s Classical Mythology (Agnès Lafont and Atsuhiko Hirota, France-Japan)
  13. Panel 13: Popular Shakespeares in East Asia: Local and Global Dissemination (Yilin Chen and Ryuta Minami, Taiwan-Japan)
  14. Panel 14: Shakespeare and Levinas: Dialogue between a Playwright and a Philosopher (Sean Lawrence and James Knapp, Canada-USA)
  15. Panel 15: Celebrating Shakespeare: Commemoration and Cultural Memory (Clara Calvo and Coppélia Kahn, Spain-USA)
  16. Panel 16: “It’s Shakespearian!”: The critical fortune of a commonplace in France from 1820 to the present (Gisèle Venet and Line Cottegnies, France)
  17. Panel 17: Shakespeare and the Popular Culture within/Beyond the Asian Identities (Kang Kim, S-Korea)
  18. Panel 18: ‘Seeing As’: Shakespeare and Denotement (Michael Hattaway, UK)
  19. Panel 19: ‘This Earth’ (Ruth Morse, France)
  20. Panel 20: Moving Shakespeare: Approaches in Choreographing Shakespeare (Marisa C. Hayes, UK-France)
  21. Panel 21: Diplomacy, International Relations and The Bard in the Pre- and Post-Westphalian Worlds (Nathalie Rivere de Carles, France)
  22. Panel 22: Shakespeare and Marlowe (Lisa Hopkins, UK)
  23. Panel 23: Shakespeare, Satire and ‘Inn Jokes’ (Jacqueline Watson, UK)
  24. Panel 24: Shakespeare’s World in 1916 (Gordon McMullan, UK)
  25. Panel 25: Shakespeare et les romans hispano-américains (Cécile Brochard, France)
  26. Panel 26: Shakespeare in French Theory (Richard Wilson, UK)
  27. Panel 27: Speaking ‘but in the figures and comparisons of it’? Figurative speech made literal in Shakespeare’s drama / page and stage (Denis Lagae-Devoldère and Anne-Marie Miller-Blaise, France)
  28. Panel 28: Shakespearean festivals and anniversaries in Cold War Europe 1947-1988 (Erica Sheen and Isabel Karremann, UK-Germany)
  29. Panel 29: The ends of means of knowing in Shakespeare and his world (Subha Mukherji, UK)
  30. Panel 30: Shakespeare et le roman (Marie Dollé, France)
  31. Panel 31: Shakespeare and architecture (Roy Eriksen, Norway)


  1. Workshop 1: TBA.
  2. Workshop 2: “So Rare a Wonder’d Father”: the Cult of Shakespeare and the Father Figure (S. Bassi, R. Coronato, L. Tosi, D. Lagae-Devoldère, Italy-France)
  3. Workshop 3: Textual and verse analysis in relation to performance : a workshop to read Shakespeare from the performer’s viewpoint (Colin David Reese, UK)
  4. Atelier 4: Shakespeare Theatre Needs Francophone Actors (Christine Farenc, France)