Sigma Tau Delta Celebrates Shakespeare's Birthday
Sponsored by Sigma Tau Delta (the English Honor Society)
Louisiana Tech University
April 23, 2008
GTM Courtyard

9:00 am

Dr. Edward Jacobs & Dr. Don Kaczvinsky
Opening remarks; dedication of the Shakespeare Garden;
unveiling of the bust of Shakespeare

9:30 am Mr. Marty Wanserski
Sculpting Shakespeare (talk)
10:00 am Mr. Mark Guinn
Fighting Mad Shakespeare (performance)  
10:30 am Dr. Jeffery Hankins
Shakespeare’s Gnarly London (mini lecture)
11:00 am Dr. Karen Jacobs
Mayhem on Shakespeare’s Stage (mini lecture)
11:30 am Mr. David Merchant
Shakespeare and Star Trek (mini lecture)
12:00 am Dr. Sim Shattuck
Shakespearean Insults (mini lecture plus demonstration)
12:30 am Dr. Bob Jungman
TBA (mini lecture)
1:00 pm Ms. Lana Hebert & Mr. Josh Carver
Shakespeare Set to Music (performance)
1:30 pm Mr. Paul Crook & Acting Students
Selected Monologues (performance)
2:00 pm Mr. Michael Williams
Renaissance Juggling (performance)
2:30 pm Dr. Celia Lewis
Richard III: The Man We Love to Hate (mini lecture)
3:00 pm Dr. Dorothy Dodge Robbins & Ms. Chelsea Crawford
Closing Remarks
  • A continuous reading of Shakespeare’s sonnets between presentations and following scheduled events (until we have completed the entire sequence). Please come read a sonnet!
  • Birthday cake will be served over the noon hour.
  • Visit the Shakespeare Exhibit in the Prescott Library.