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Shakespeare 450 : programme

The Société Française Shakespeare is organizing a week-long conference in Paris, 21-27 April 2014,  to celebrate the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth.

The programme includes plenary lectures, roundtables, workshops, seminars, panels, along with performances at various venues, theatres, concert halls, museums, libraries, artists’ studios and bookshops…

For more information : http://www.shakespeareanniversary.org/shake450/

The PDF programme of the Shakespeare 450 conference can be downloaded below.

Schedule

Monday 21 April
Main venue: Odéon Théâtre de l’Europe

8h-10h

Registration
Institut du monde anglophone, 5 rue de l’École de médecine, 75006 Paris

11h-12h

Inaugural conference: Yves Bonnefoy (Collège de France, member of PSL)
Pourquoi Shakespeare ?

12h-13h

Plenary: Andreas Höfele (Munich)
Elsinore – Berlin: Hamlet in the Twenties

13h-15h

Buffet

15h-16h

Roundtable 1 with stage director Luc Bondy and Georges Lavaudant, with Georges Banu

16h-17h

Roundtable with stage director Thomas Jolly and his team, chaired by Leila Adham and Jean-Michel Déprats

17h-17h30

Pause

17h30-19h

Masterclass with actors Philippe Calvario, Vincent Dissez and Émeric Marchand

19h30-22h

Bateaux-mouches
or pre-screening of Othello (dir. O. Welles)

Tuesday 22 April
Venues: École des Mines-ParisTech and ENS

9h-10h30

Panel 3 A: Shakespeare Jubilees on three Continents (1864 and 1964)

Panel 7: Telling Tales of / from Shakespeare: Indian Ishtyle

Panel 20: Moving Shakespeare: Approaches in Choreographing Shakespeare

Panel 24: Shakespeare’s World in 1916

10h30-11h

Pause

11h-12h30

Panel 3 B: Shakespeare Jubilees on three Continents (1864 and 1964)

Panel 17 A: Shakespeare and the Popular Culture within/Beyond the Asian Identities

Panel 27: Speaking ‘but in the figures and comparisons of it’? Figurative speech made literal in Shakespeare’s drama / page and stage

Panel 28 A: Shakespearean festivals and anniversaries in Cold War Europe 1947-1988

12h30-14h

Lunch

14h-15h

Plenary: Ton Hoenselaars (Utrecht)
Great War Shakespeare: ‘Somewhere in France’

15h-15h30

Pause

15h30-17h30

Seminar 3: The Many Lives of William Shakespeare: Collaboration, Biography and Authorship

Seminar 6: Global Shakespeare as Methodology

Seminar 16: The Celebrated Shakespeare: public commemoration and biography

Seminar 20: ‘The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together’: The Nature of Problem in Shakespearean Studies

Workshop 4: Shakespeare Theatre Needs Francophone Actors

19h30-22h

Film-concert: Hamlet, Sven Gade. Score by Robin Harris

Wednesday 23 April
Venue: École des Mines-ParisTech

9h-10h30

Panel 13 A: Popular Shakespeares in East Asia: Local and Global Dissemination

Panel 15 A: Celebrating Shakespeare: Commemoration and Cultural Memory

Panel 17 B: Shakespeare and the Popular Culture within/Beyond the Asian Identities

Panel 28 B: Shakespearean festivals and anniversaries in Cold War Europe 1947-1988

10h30-11h

Pause

11h-13h

Seminar 9: Legal Perspectives on Shakespearean Theatre

Seminar 12: ‘Green’ or Ecocritical Shakespeare: non-human nature as a character in his plays

Seminar 13: The Shakespeare Circle

Seminar 15: Shakespeare in French Film/France in Shakespearean Film

13h-14h

Lunch

14h-15h

Plenary: Peter Holland (Notre Dame, USA)
Commemorating Shakespeare: From Westminster Abbey to Stratford-upon-Avon and beyond

16h-17h30

Panel 11: ’The Undiscovered Country – the Future’: Shakespeare in Science Fiction

Panel 15 B: Celebrating Shakespeare: Commemoration and Cultural Memory

Panel 31: Translations of Hamlet in Minority Cultures/Minor Languages

16h-18h

Workshop 3: Textual and verse analysis in relation to performance: a workshop to read Shakespeare from the performer’s viewpoint

Journée théâtre (parallel sessions open to the public)
Location: Amphi Louis Liard (Sorbonne)

11h-12h

Plenary: Joël Huthwohl (BnF)
Shakespeare dans les collections du départements des Arts du Spectacle de la BnF

12h-13h

Plenary: Michèle Willems (Université de Rouen)
Avec ou ‘sans muselière’? Les traductions de Shakespeare, de Voltaire à François-Victor Hugo

15h-16h

Interview with Christian Schiaretti, hosted by Jean-Michel Déprats

16h-17h

Interview with Stuart Seide, hosted by Jean-Michel Déprats

17h-18h

Interview with Angela Antonini and Paola Traverso on their performance of Giordano Bruno’s Candelaio

19h-21h

Cocktail-Reception (venue details in welcome pack)

Thursday 24 April
Venues: École des Mines-ParisTech and Maison des Mines

9h-10h30

Panel 8: Shakespeare and ‘th’intertrafique’ of French and English Texts and Manners

Panel 13 B: Popular Shakespeares in East Asia: Local and Global Dissemination

Panel 21: Diplomacy, International Relations and The Bard in the Pre- and Post-Westphalian Worlds

Panel 26: Shakespeare in French Theory

Workshop 6: The archaeological contribution to Shakespeare studies

10h30-11h

Pause

11h-12h30

Panel 1: Shakespeare in Brazilian Popular Culture

Panel 14 A: Shakespeare and Levinas

Panel 16: Shakespeare and Architecture

Panel 18: «As You Like It» : La psychanalyse à la rencontre de Shakespeare

12h30-14h

Lunch

14h-15h

Plenary: Michèle le Dœuff (CNRS)
Comme il nous plaira

15h-15h30

Pause

15h30-17h30

Seminar 2: Biology through Shakespeare

Seminar 7: ‘In this distracted globe’?: Cognitive Shakespeare

Seminar 19: Shakespeare and Global Girlhood

Seminar 21: Shakespeare Festivals in the 21st Century

Workshop 1: Argentina Shakespeare Association weblink

19h30-23h30

Opera / Theater: I Capuletti e i Montecchi, Bellini (Opera Bastille)
or Macbeth (run-through rehearsal), dir. Ariane Mnouchkine (Cartoucherie)
or Tartuffe, dir. Luc Bondy (Odéon)

Friday 25 April
Venue: École des Mines-ParisTech

9h-10h30

Panel 2 A: Shakespeare and Science

Panel 4: Secular Shakespeares

Panel 9: Bakhtinian Forays into Shakespeare

Panel 22: Shakespeare and Marlowe

10h30-11h

Pause

11h-12h30

Panel 2 B: Shakespeare and Science

Panel 12: Crossroads: 21st century perspectives on Shakespeare’s Classical Mythology

Panel 14 B: Shakespeare and Levinas

Panel 19: ‘This Earth’

12h30-14h

Lunch

14h-15h

Plenary: Dominique de Font-Réaulx (Musée Delacroix)
Les origines théâtrales de la photographie

15h-16h

Plenary: François Laroque (Université Paris 3 – Sorbonne Nouvelle)
The plague of custom’. Shakespeare’s ambivalent anthropology

16h-18h

Seminar 1: Shakespeare on Film: The Romances

Seminar 4: Early Shakespeare

Seminar 8: La fabrique du personnage shakespearien

Seminar 17: Shakespeare and Denotement

Workshop 2 : Shakespeare: Wherefore Art Thou: The places in his plays and the places that he knew

19h-22h

Special screening of Les Enfants du Paradis (dir. M. Carné) at the Louxor
or Giordano Bruno’s Candelaio (dir. Angela Antonini and Paola Traverso)

Saturday 26 April
Venues: École des Mines-ParisTech and ENS

9h-10h30

Panel 5 A: Born before and after Shakespeare

Panel 10 A: Shakespeare and Natural History

Panel 23: Shakespeare, Satire and ‘Inn Jokes’

Panel 25: Shakespeare et les romans hispano-américains

10h30-11h

Pause

11h-12h30

Panel 5 B: Born before and after Shakespeare

Panel 10 B: Shakespeare and Natural History

Panel 29: The ends and means of knowing in Shakespeare and his world

Panel 30: Shakespeare et le roman

12h30-13h30

Lunch

13h30-14h30

Plenary : Sarah Hatchuel (Le Havre)
The Shakespearean Films of the 1990s: Afterlives in transmedia

14h30-15h

Pause

15h-17h

Seminar 5: Shakespeare and the Visual Arts

Seminar 10: Shakespeare and Slavic / East and Central European Countries

Seminar 11: “It’s Shakespearian!”: The critical fortune of a commonplace in France from 1820 to the present

Seminar 14: ’Many straunge and horrible events’: Omens and Prophecies in Histories and Tragedies by Shakespeare and His Contemporaries

Seminar 18: Shakespeare, Middleton and fatherless lineage

Workshop 5: Working from cue scripts: An actor’s approach to performing duologues

18h-21h

Réception, Prix du mémoire, and concert by the vocal ensemble “Notta Strana” (venue details in registration pack)

19h-22h

Theater : Othello, dir. Léonie Simaga (Théâtre du Vieux-Colombier)
or Macbeth (run-through rehearsal, Cartoucherie)
or I Capuleti e i Montecchi (Opera)

Sunday 27 April

10h-12h

General Assembly of the Société Française Shakespeare

Museum visits (Musée Delacroix, Musée Victor Hugo…)

12h-14h

Lunch

14h-18h

Visit and performance at the Basilique St-Denis

This conference is supported by numerous sponsors and partners, including :
Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication, Direction Générale de l'Enseignement Supérieur, Rectorat de l’Académie de Paris, Société Française Shakespeare;
Théâtre de l'Odéon, Musée Delacroix, Maisons de Victor Hugo Paris/Guernesey, Opéra de Paris, Comédie-Française, BnF Arts du spectacle, Centre des Monuments nationaux, Musée d'Art et d'Histoire du Judaïsme, Centre National du Costume de Scène, Festival d'Avignon, Maison Jean Vilar, French Debating Association;
Editions Thierry Marchaisse, Shakespeare and Company, Librairie Le Coupe-papier, Cahiers élisabéthains, Bloomsbury Publishing, Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press;
Fondation Hermès, Aéroports de Paris, Ville de Paris, British Council;
Paris Sciences Lettres PSL, Université de Caen ERIBIA, Université du Havre GRIC (EA 4314),Rennes 2 ACE (EA 1796),Picardie – Jules Verne CERCLL (EA 4283),Paris III – Sorbonne Nouvelle PRISMES (EA 4398),Paris IV – Sorbonne VALE (EA 4085),Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense CREA (EA 370) et HAR (EA 4414),IRCL / Montpellier III Institut de Recherche sur la Renaissance, l’Age Classique et les Lumières (UMR 5186), École Normale Supérieure membre de PSL, Mines ParisTech membre de PSL;
King's College London,  Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Rose Theatre, Bankside, Deutsche Shakespeare-Gesellschaft, European Shakespeare Research Association, Spanish and Portuguese Society for English Renaissance Studies, Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre, Fundación Shakespeare Argentina, Centro Estudos Shakespeareanos Brazil, Shakespeare Society of Japan, International Shakespeare Association;
Jour2Fête, Carlotta Films…

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