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Claremont Discourse Schedule - Spring 2016
Claremont Discourse is a faculty lecture series sponsored by the Claremont Colleges Library. Claremont Discourse features faculty discussing their recent publications, research, or artistic creations.
Lectures will be held in the Founders Room of Honnold/Mudd Library. Discussion will follow each lecture, and refreshments will be provided.
Celebrating Shakespeare’s Legacy, Spring 2016
William Shakespeare was born in 1564, and 400 years after his death in 1616, his plays and poetry remain literary treasures. During Spring 2016, to celebrate his legacy, all Claremont Discourse lectures focus on Shakespeare.
Botany & the Bard: Shakespeare and the Language of Flowers
Lori Anne Ferrell, Professor of Early Modern History and Literature, CGU
Lucinda McDade, Professor of Botany, CGU, and Executive Director and Director of Research, Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
Thursday, February 11, 4:15pm
Why Black Lives Matter in Shakespeare
Ambereen Dadabhoy, Visiting Assistant Professor of Literature, HMC
Wednesday, March 9, 4:15pm
Shakespeare’s Tragic Relief
Glenn Simshaw, Assistant Professor of Writing and Director of the Writing Center, Scripps
Thursday, April 21, 4:15pm