President's Speaker Series at Yale-NUS: Pulitzer Prize Winnner, Stephen Greenblatt " 'Age is Unnecessary': Shakespeare and the War between the Old and Young"
A Q&A session will follow the address.
cover photo: King Lear and Cordelia, Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, Florence 1728–1815 Lisbon)
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Stephen Greenblatt is John Cogan Professor of the Humanities at
Harvard University and winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for his book The
Swerve: How the World Became Modern. He is an American scholar of Shakespeare
and literary historian widely known as a founder of New Historicism, a literary theory whose goal is to understand
intellectual history through literature. He has written extensively on the subject in The New York Times, The Washington Post and The New Yorker.
His honors include the MLA's James Russell Lowell Prize, for Shakespearean Negotiations: The Circulation of Social Energy in Renaissance England, the Distinguished Humanist Award from the Mellon Foundation, and the Distinguished Teaching Award from the University of California, Berkeley. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Philosophical Society. Professor Greenblatt received his BA and PhD from Yale University and MA from Pembroke College, Cambridge.
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM SGT
Yale-NUS (Student, Faculty, Staff) FULL NUS (Student, Faculty, Staff) FULL General Public FULL Yale-NUS Alumn FULL
- Venue Address
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