This spring, Globe Education invites academics and practitioners to provide a range of perspectives on Romeo and Juliet. Each talk lasts approximately 45 minutes with a short interval.
KISS AND MAKE-UP by Dr Farah Karim-Cooper
Farah Karim-Cooper explores the Renaissance stage convention of the poisoned kiss and its relationship to the notion of erotic terror in Elizabethan and Jacobean tragedy.
'BUT WILT THOU LEAVE ME SO UNSATISFIED?' by Dr Jane Kingsley-Smith
Jane Kingsley-Smith explores the way in which the frustration of desire in Romeo and Juliet heightens its erotic power, with consequences for the whole Western tradition of understanding love.