Shakespeare and Anti-Racism: In Conversation with Professor Farah Karim-Cooper

The Centre for Early Modern Studies warmly welcomes Professor Farah Karim-Cooper to the University of Exeter.

A Centre for Early Modern Studies seminar
Date11 June 2021
Time17:00 to 18:00

Professor Karim-Cooper will be joined by Exeter’s Professor Jane Milling to talk about her research. The event is free, and open to the general public, but to join you must book your place via Eventbrite.

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Professor Karim-Cooper is Professor of Shakespeare Studies, King’s College London and Head of Higher Education & Research at Shakespeare’s Globe, where she has worked for the last sixteen years. In 2018 she curated the Globe’s first Shakespeare and Race Festival. She is an executive board member for RaceB4Race, a consortium of Scholars and institutions that seek racial justice in the field of pre-modern literary studies. In the UK she is creating the first ever Scholars of Colour network.

Professor Karim-Cooper has published over forty chapters in books, reviews and articles and is a General Editor for Arden’s Shakespeare in the Theatre series and their Critical Intersections Series. She has written two books: Cosmetics in Shakespearean and Renaissance Drama (Edinburgh University Press, 2006, revised ed. 2019) and The Hand on the Shakespearean Stage: Gesture, Touch and the Spectacle of Dismemberment (Arden 2016). She has co-edited volumes on Shakespeare’s theatres, edited a collection for Arden, Titus Andronicus: The State of Play (2019) and has edited John Webster’s The Duchess of Malfi for the Routledge Anthology of Early Modern Drama, edited by Jeremy Lopez (2020). She is currently writing a book on Shakespeare and Race.

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