Shakespeare in Venice
15 June - 11 July 2015
Fondazione Giorgio Cini - Università Ca'Foscari Venezia
"The Shylock Project"
An intensive four-week course of study exploring the text and contexts of Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice. A rich program of lectures and creative workshops by leading scholars, actors, and musicians held in the beautiful San Giorgio monastery will be complemented by theatre performances and excursions to the Jewish Ghetto and other Venetian sites. A unique full-immersion experience aimed at creating the first historical production of the play in the Ghetto of Venice in the year of its quincentennial (1516-2016).
Bill Alexander, Shaul Bassi, László Benke, Maria Ida Biggi, Jerry Brotton, Donatella Calabi, Dario Calimani, Thomas Cartelli, Kent Cartwright, Matthew Chiorini, Monica Chojnacka, Roberta Cimarosti, Fernando Cioni, Karin Coonrod, Eugenio de'Giorgi, Valerio de Scarpis, Péter Dávidházi, Tobias Döring, Paul Edmondson, Keir Elam, Tibor Fabiny, Stephen Greenblatt, Galit Hasan-Rokem, Loretta Innocenti, Géza Kállay, M. Lindsay Kaplan, David Scott Kastan, Simon Levis Sullam, Jacques Lezra, Piergabriele Mancuso, Stephen Orgel, Avraham Oz, Natália Pikli, Loredana Polezzi, Freddie Rokem, Carol Chillington Rutter, David Schalkwyk, Alessandro Serpieri, James Shapiro, Michael Shapiro, Stuart Sillars, B.J. Sokol, Boika Sokolova, Werner Sollors, Ramie Targoff, Laura Tosi, Stanley Wells, Suzanne Wofford.
The Summer School welcomes international graduate students, faculty members, teachers, and independent scholars.
Application deadline: 15 February 2015