Scholar in Residence
Carole Levine, Ph.D.
The Grand Valley Shakespeare Festival welcomes internationally well-known Shakespeare and Renaissance studies scholar, Dr. Carole Levin, who is Willa Cather Professor of History and Director of the Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program at the University of Nebraska where she specializes in early modern English women's and cultural history. Her books include, Shakespeare's Foreign Worlds: National and Transnational Identities in the Elizabethan Age, co-authored with John Watkins (Cornell University Press, 2009); Dreaming the English Renaissance: Politics and Desire in Court and Culture (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008); The Reign of Elizabeth I (Palgrave Macmillan, 2002); and The Heart and Stomach of a King: Elizabeth I and the Politics of Sex and Power (University of Pennsylvania Press, 1994), which was named one of the top ten academic books of the 1990s by the readers of Lingua Franca, September, 2000.
She has worked on two major exhibits, "Elizabeth I: Ruler and Legend" at the Newberry Library in Chicago and "To Sleep Perchance to Dream" at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington DC. She has been the recipient of two National Endowment for the Humanities long-term fellowships. She is the past president of the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women, the co-founder and president of the Queen Elizabeth I Society, and is Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. Her presentation will focus on the character of Queen Margaret, a major character in Richard III.
Please Plan to Join Us
Levin'spresentation promises to be both an enjoyable and enlightening way to spend the afternoon.
Free Public Presentation – “Queen Margaret in Shakespeare and the Chronicles: She-wolf or Heroic Spirit.”
September 28 .....................................4 p.m.
Alumni House and Visitor Center
Reception preceding the presentation, 3 p.m.
This presentation is the Keynote address for the Grand Valley Shakespeare Festival Conference. While the Conference is restricted to registered guests, the Keynote address is free and open to the public.
For more details about the conference, please click here
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