Shakespeare's Adaptability

26 May 2003
Venue: Thessaloniki Centre for Historical Research

/ Programme

9:45-10:00  /Reception
10:00-10:30

Victor Arditis (Artistic Director, State Theatre of Northern Greece)
Introductory Remarks

10:30-11:20

Peter Holland (Professor, University of Notre Dame)
Shakespeares Two Bodies

11:20-12:10

Michael Dobson (Professor, Roehampton Institute, London)
The Bottom of the Market: Dreams to suit all pockets

12:10-12:40  /Coffee break
12:40-13:30

Kiernan Ryan (Professor, Royal Holloway, Univ. of London)
Global Shakespeare: The Politics of Appropriation

13:30-16:30   /Lunch break
16:30-17:20

Krystyna Kujawinska (Professor, University of Lodz, Poland)
Shakespeare of Political Allusions and Metaphors in Communist Poland

17:20-18:10

Tina Krontiris (Assoc. Professor, Aristotle University)
Greek Appropriations of Shakespeare

18:10-18:30  /Coffee Break
18:30-19:30  /Panel Discussion (P. Holland, M. Dobson, K. Ryan, K. Kujawinska, S. Doufexis, T. Krontiris)
19:30-21:00  Reception in the Gardens of the School of Philosophy, Old Building

Note: The symposium will be conducted in English. Translation will be provided only for the panel discussion at the end.