Archive for the Shakespeare Studies Category

Special Lecture (Kenji Yoshino)

Posted in Shakespeare Studies on June 12, 2009 by shinichisuzuki

Waseda University Theatre Museum Global COE will invite Kenji Yoshino (the Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of Constitutional Law at New York University School of Law), who will give a lecture on the legal problem of The Merchant of Venice.

Kenji Yoshino is a legal scholar, earning J. D. at Yale University. Professor Yoshino also obtained B. A. on English Literature at Harvard University. His book on Shakespeare and the law will be published in 2010.

Anyone interested in Shakespeare or this lecture will be welcome.

Date: July 18 (Sat.), 2009

Place: Waseda University, Waseda Campus, Building 26 (Okuma Memorial Tower), Room 302

If you have any questions about this lecture, please contact gcoe-shakespeare[at symbol]

The Website of Professor Kenji Yoshino:

Shakespeare Performance in Asia (SPIA)

Posted in Shakespeare Studies with tags , on April 22, 2009 by anthmartin

The Shakespeare Performance in Asia project has launched an open-access video archive
and research project on Shakespeare Performance and Asia.

This looks to be a very interesting archive, and the project generally is one which many researchers in Japan should look at.