UCI's Program in Jewish Studies presents
"The Merchant of Venice: An Open Invitation?"
with Kenneth Gross, University of Rochester, Author of Shylock; and David Goldstein, York University
Thursday, February 24, 2011
10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Humanities Gateway, Room 1030
A day-long conference featuring Kenneth Gross, author of Shylock Is Shakespeare, David Goldstein, food writer and Shakespeare scholar, and a dramatic exploration hosted by Robert Cohen, Claire Trevor Professor of Drama at UCI. The event will also include a special session featuring graduate student research on The Merchant of Venice.
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.: A round table of graduate students sharing their research on
The Merchant of Venice
1:00 p.m. "The Voices of The Merchant of Venice," lecture by Kenneth Gross, University of Rochester, author of Shylock Is Shakespeare (University of Chicago Press, 2005)
1:30 p.m. Coffee on the patio
3:00 p.m. "Hath Not a Jew Eyes?" Directed by Robert Cohen, featuring Richard Brestoff, Jesse Easley and Ryan Imhoff, UCI Department of Drama
4:00 p.m. "Hospitality and the Price of Pork," lecture by David Goldstein,York University
5:30 p.m. Closing time
Free and open to the public.
For further information, please contact Julia Lupton, firstname.lastname@example.org.