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Lecture: “Celebrating Shakespeare’s First Folio”

Jan 16, 2016, 3:00 pm

Location: Downtown Eugene Public Library, 10th & Olive

Join Lara Bovilsky for an introduction to the exhibit “First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare” at the University of Oregon’s Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art.  Bovilsky will give an insider’s guide to this month’s events and discuss the history of remembering Shakespeare. Her talk will explore the radically changing assessments of Shakespeare’s gifts and contributions to the world, from his friends’ conflicting descriptions to modern perspectives. An Associate Professor of English at the University of Oregon, Bovilsky led the successful application process to bring this historic display to Eugene. Free. Information: 541-682-5450 or www.eugene-or.gov/library. –

See more at: http://jsma.uoregon.edu/ShakespeareEvents