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Scholar in Residence: Dr. Phyllis Rackin

The Grand Valley Shakespeare Festival welcomes accomplished scholar, writer, and  educator Dr. Phyllis Rackin.  Dr Rackin is Professor of English Emerita, at the University of Pennsylvania. She is a former President of the Shakespeare Association of America and has published numerous scholarly articles on Shakespeare and related subjects in anthologies and in such journals as PMLA, Shakespeare Quarterly, and Shakespeare-Jahrbuch. She has also published five books on Shakespeare: Shakespeare's Tragedies; Stages of HistoryShakespeare's English Chronicles; Shakespeare and WomenEngendering a Nation: A Feminist Account of Shakespeare's English Histories, which she wrote in collaboration with Professor Jean E. Howard; Shakespeare and Women, and an anthology of essays on The Merry Wives of Windsor, co-edited with Professor Evelyn Gajowski. Her awards include an ACLS fellowship and a Lindback award for distinguished teaching.

Please Plan to Join Us 

Dr. Rackin's presentation promises to be both an enjoyable and enlightening way to spend the afternoon. Her address is the Keynote address for the Shakespeare Festival Conference on Pedagogy and Performance. However, her address is also free and open to the public and a Festival Sponsored Event. 

 
Free Public Presentation
“Measure for Measure Then and Now”

October 7.....................................4 p.m. Cook DeWitt Center,  Allendale Campus
Reception preceding the presentation, 3 p.m.  

Phyllis Rackin

Dr. Phyllis Rackin