Is Shakespeare Still Our Contemporary?

Is Shakespeare Still Our Contemporary? – international conference


Conference for the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth

Lecturers of the conference and topics of the lectures

Professor Stanley Wells (President of the Shakespeare Trust, Stratford) the guest of honour of the conference

Maria Shevstova (Goldsmith College, University of London)

Whose Shakespeare Is Contemporary?

Holger Klein (University of Salzburg)

The Dramatist, the Director, and the Play: Reflections on an Ever-Intriguing Triangle

Almási Zsolt (Pázmány Péter Catholic University)

Katherine, the Shrew as our contemporary: Innocence and its loss

Bernáth András (University of Szeged)

Hamlet, our eternal contemporary

Fábián Annamária (Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest)

“He was always irresponsible” – Howard Baker’s Seven Lears

Fabiny Tibor (Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church, Budapest)

Why have the topics “Shakespeare” and “religion” become our contemporaries again?

Farkas Ákos (Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest)

The Dark Lady turns black and grows a moustache – ethnicity and sexuality in two contemporary Shakespearean fantasies

Gellért Marcell (Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest)

Shakespeare freely

Kiss Attila (University of Szeged)

Are Shakespeare’s contemporaries already our contemporaries?

Márkus Zoltán (Vassar College)

Is Kott’s Shakespeare still our contemporary?

Orosz István (Artist)

Shakespeare and the anamorphic depiction

Pikli Natália (Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest)

Passages – the “real” Shakespeare and the icons of the contemporary popular culture (Joss Whedon, Tom Hiddleston, Örkény Theatre Hamlet)

Reuss Gabriella (Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Piliscsaba)

Contemporay Shakespeares at the Örkény Theatre: productions of Bagossy László and Gáspár Ildikó

Sávai-Matuska Ágnes (University of Szeged)

Adaptation and updating: world war in Shakespeare films

Schiller Mariann (ELTE Radnóti Miklós Practicing School, Budapest)

All the world is a professorship

Szigeti Balázs (Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest)

Actions and thoughts in Hamlet and Macbeth at contemporary stages

Szőnyi György Endre (University of Szeged)

Are romances our contemporaries?

Admission free