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Chaos, COVID-19, and Julius Caesar

May 27, 2020

Written in 1599 and first performed at London’s Globe Theatre, Julius Caesar reflects the shaky nature of English society in the later years of Queen Elizabeth I’s rule as she increasingly relied upon spies and propaganda to maintain a semblance of stability. The Earl of Essex and Robert Cecil vied for political power.  Like the United States now, Shakespeare’s Rome was in a moment of great transition.

Jacqueline Lawton, Assistant Professor, Dramatic Art

May 28, 2018

Jacqueline Lawton talks about her work as a dramaturge and how theater prepares students for expressing themselves in the real world. Her research most recently led her to discover Marvel Cooke, an early 20th century African American journalist. She is … Continued