Tuesday 15 May 2012, 6.30PM
Speaker: Professor Jonathan Bate, Worcester College, Oxford
Professor Jonathan Bate from Worcester College, Oxford, will deliver this year's Patrides Lecture on the subject Exhibiting Shakespeare.
Well known as a critic, biographer and broadcaster, Jonathan Bate has held visiting posts at Harvard, Yale and UCLA. Among his books are a biography of Shakespeare, Soul of the Age, and a history of his fame, The Genius of Shakespeare. He is on the Board of the Royal Shakespeare Company and was chief editor of the RSC edition of Shakespeare’s Complete Works. His biography of the poet John Clare won Britain’s two oldest literary awards, the Hawthornden Prize and the James Tait Black Prize. His one-man play for Simon Callow, The Man from Stratford, went on national tour. A Fellow of both the British Academy and the Royal Society of Literature, he was made CBE in the Queen’s 80th Birthday Honours.
Location: Bowland Auditorium, Berrick Saul building
Admission: Admission is free and open to all