Session Title

Shakespeare and Fan Authorship (A Performance)

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Shakespeare at Kalamazoo

Organizer Name

Dianne Berg

Organizer Affiliation

Clark Univ.

Presider Name

Nora L. Corrigan

Presider Affiliation

Mississippi Univ. for Women

Paper Title 1

Shakespeare and Fan Authorship

Presenter 1 Name

Kavita Mudan Finn

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Start Date

7-5-2020 7:30 PM

Session Location

Bernhard 204

Description

This invited lecture, proposed as evening programming sponsored by Shakespeare at Kalamazoo, will continue the work of the Shakespeare and Science Fiction/Fantasy panel. Dr. Mudan-Finn is a rising authority on the ways in which popular culture engages with early modern dramatic forms and contexts, and has published a wide range of essays on the topic, including work that investigates the relationships between Shakespeare and the wildly popular Game of Thrones. Her lecture will examine the phenomenon of fan-fiction in the continued re-purposing of Shakespeare’s texts for popular audiences through numerous examples and methods of analysis. Dianne Berg

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May 7th, 7:30 PM

Shakespeare and Fan Authorship (A Performance)

Bernhard 204

This invited lecture, proposed as evening programming sponsored by Shakespeare at Kalamazoo, will continue the work of the Shakespeare and Science Fiction/Fantasy panel. Dr. Mudan-Finn is a rising authority on the ways in which popular culture engages with early modern dramatic forms and contexts, and has published a wide range of essays on the topic, including work that investigates the relationships between Shakespeare and the wildly popular Game of Thrones. Her lecture will examine the phenomenon of fan-fiction in the continued re-purposing of Shakespeare’s texts for popular audiences through numerous examples and methods of analysis. Dianne Berg