Black History Month 2021: Shakespeare, Race and Performance

Black History Month 2021

As part of the series Black History Month, Professor Farah Karim-Cooper will be speaking on Shakespeare, Race and Performance at the Museum of London.

TUESDAY, 19 OCTOBER 2021, 6:00PM – 7:00PM (also live-streaming).

How do Shakespeare’s familiar plays Othello and Romeo and Juliet reflect the early modern preoccupation with race and emerging concepts of colour-based racism? How do these ideas play out in early modern as well as in contemporary performance?

For more information, please see:
https://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/shakespeare-race

Farah Karim-Cooper is Professor of Shakespeare Studies, King’s College London and Co -Director of Education & Research at Shakespeare’s Globe.

https://www.gresham.ac.uk/professors-and-speakers/farah-karim-cooper/


Shakespeare and Race Festival:


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You may also like to read:

KCL events: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/news/black-history-month-2021

https://www.gresham.ac.uk/series/black-history-month/

https://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/museum-london/london-black-history

Black History Month: What is it and why does it matter?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/explainers-54522248

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