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Distinguished Visiting Scholar Bruce Smith, “Making the Scene”

March 21, 2013

This is the second of two talks that this year’s Distinguished Visiting Scholar Bruce Smith will present this month. The talk will begin at 4PM in the Victoria College Chapel.

His first talk, “What Makes Shakespeare so Inspiring,” will be held on March 19 at the same location.

About Professor Bruce Ray Smith:

Professor Bruce Ray Smith studies the literature and culture of early modern England, including Shakespeare, gender, sexuality, acoustic ecology, and historical phenomenology. His most recent publications include Phenomenal  Shakespeare (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010), The Key of Green: Passion and Perception in Renaissance Culture (University of Chicago Press, 2009), and Shakespeare and Masculinity (Oxford University Press, 2000). His monograph, The Acoustic World of Early Modern England: Attending to the O-Factor (University of Chicago Press, 1999), was awarded the 2000 Roland H. Bainton Prize for Literature.

Smith’s current project, entitled “Mobile Shakespeare Scripts” (undertaken in collaboration with Katherine Rowe, Bryn Mawr College), was awarded a substantial grant from the National Endowment Humanities Office of the Digital Humanities for 2011-2012 and a Digital Humanities Start-up Grant from the NEH for 2009-2010.


March 21, 2013
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