Wednesday, June 17, 2009


Shakespeare, Ireland, Scotland, Wales

A one-day international conference, held at Trinity College Dublin on 23rd June 2009.

Plenary Speakers:
Professor Willy Maley (University of Glasgow)
Professor Andrew Murphy (University of St. Andrews)
Dr Ramona Wray (Queen’s University Belfast)

Conference Organisers: Crawford Gribben & Rory Loughnane
This conference is kindly supported by the Centre for Irish-Scottish and Comparative Studies (CISCS), Trinity College Dublin.

Schedule of Speakers
June 23rd

10.20am Conference commencement

10.30am Panel One

Chair: Dr Andrew Power (Trinity College Dublin)

Dr Stephen O’Neill (NUI Maynooth)

Beyond Mackmorrice?: Rethinking Shakespeare's Irish Subtexts

Dr Vimala Pasupathi (Hofstra University)

The Quality of Mercenaries: Contextualizing Shakespeare’s Vile and Valiant Scots

11.40am Tea/Coffee reception

12pm Panel Two

Chair: Professor Dennis Kennedy (Trinity College Dublin)


12.45pm Lunch

2pm Panel Three
Chair: Rory Loughnane (Trinity College Dublin)

Carolyn Box (Shakespeare Institute)

Modern Dramatists and Shakespeare: Frank McGuinness’ Mutabilitie (1997) and John Cargill Thompson’s Macbeth Speaks (1991, revised 1997)

Dr Ramona Wray (Queen’s University Belfast)

Title TBC

3.10pm Tea/Coffee reception

3.30pm Panel Four

Chair: Professor Nicholas Grene (Trinity College Dublin)

Professor Andrew Murphy (University of St. Andrews)

The Poet and the Professor: Yeats, Dowden and the Meaning of Shakespeare

Professor Willy Maley (University of Glasgow)

‘Let a Welsh correction teach you a good English condition’: Shakespeare, Wales, and the Critics

4.30pm Roundtable Discussion

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