Posted on: April 19th 2018

English Literature at Chichester University

‘To be or not to be …’/’Ha! I like not that.’/’I am the man.’

A select band of Year 12 and 13 English Literature students attended the Shakespeare Conference 2018 at Chichester University on Thursday 19th April with Ms Hodson at the helm.

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The day comprised of 5 ‘snap’ lectures delivered by 5 academics from the University focusing on cultural context, the ‘others’ in Shakespeare’s plays, the representation of women and war and a seminar (conducted on the green at the heart of the University) allowing close reading and close listening of three texts.

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It was an excellent opportunity to listen to lecturers in a university environment and develop a deeper understanding of the Bard’s words; all in good time for the upcoming terminal examinations.

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