Thursday, January 19, 2017

The 2017 GW Digital Humanities Institute Symposium: “Global Chaucer and Shakespeare in the Digital World”



The 2017 Digital Humanities Institute symposium,
 "Global Chaucer and Shakespeare in the Digital World” 
is scheduled for:
 Saturday, February 4th, 2017

 The Churchill Center- Gelman Library,
The George Washington University:
2130 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20052
This event is free and open to the public. 

All are welcome! 

"Chaucer and Shakespeare, the global literary icons, play a major role in the digital world.  This cross-disciplinary symposium puts the legacies of Chaucer and Shakespeare in conversation with each other. Speakers will explore the intersections and connections between the afterlives of Chaucer and Shakespeare in world cultures.






Featured Speaker: José Francisco Botelho, award-winning translator and poet
(Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil)

Other participants: Candace Barrington (Central Connecticut State), Jill Bradbury (Gallaudet), Laura Estill (Texas A&M), Alexa Huang (George Washington), Jonathan Hsy (George Washington), Carol Robinson (Kent State at Trumball), Michael Saenger (Southwestern), Mercedes de la Torre and Carlos Drocchi (Fundación Shakespeare Argentina), Eve Salisbury (Western Michigan), Katherine Schaap Williams (NYU Abu Dhabi)
With an intermission show “Snape vs Branagh” by Michael Saenger
Organized and sponsored by the GW Digital Humanities Institute
See the full details on the official conference website, located here.

For more information, please email jhsy@gwu.edu, or visit the GW Digital Humanities Institute, located: Phillips 643: 801 – 22nd Street NW, Washington, DC 20052


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