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The Colorado Shakespeare Festival sponsors community and educational events throughout the year:
Learn all about the plays in CSF's 2014 season from the experts — our dramaturgs. This informal lecture series is a great way to learn about the historical context, production history and behind-the-scenes aspects of the plays. Each free lecture concludes with a drawing for tickets to the opening night of the play.
7 to 8 PM
Canyon Theatre, Boulder Public Library Main Branch
Human Mercy and the Sense of Touch in King Lear and The Tempest
CU Department of English
Professor Ralph Williams, visiting FIRST Scholar
Wednesday, June 18, 5:30-6:30pm
Norlin Library in the British Irish Studies Room
Light refreshments will be served beginning at 5pm.
Mr. Williams is a professor in the Department of English, Language, and Literature at the University of Michigan. Professor Williams was Associate Chair of the Department of English (for the second time) from 1999 to 2002. He also served from 1996 to 1999 as the director of the program on Studies of Religion. While Associate Chair of the Department of English, he was instrumental in creating and developing the Royal Shakespeare Company Residency program at the University of Michigan.