ESRA CONGRESS 2017

Programme

Preliminary 2017 ESRA Congress programme

University of Gdańsk, Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre, Polish Shakespeare Association

 

 

Day One: 27 July 2017

9.00 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.: Registration (Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre)

Free guided tours of the Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre: 2.00, 3.00, 4.00 p.m.

Free guided tours of the of the old town: 2.00, 3.00, 4.00 p.m.

(early registration required, groups up to 20 people)

2.00 p.m. – 4.00 p.m.: ESRA Board Meeting

6.00 – 7.00 p.m. – Congress opening (Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre main auditorium) – prof. Jerzy Limon, prof. Rui Carvalho Homem, Luk Perceval, Silviu Purcarete

7.00: a performance of a play (probably ‘The Island’ by The Song of The Goat Theatre)

8.30: reception (banquet and concert on the Theatre’s terrace)

 

Day Two: 28 July 2017

 

Continued orientation tour of the Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre and of the old town’s city (early registration required, groups up to 20 people)

 

8.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.: Registration (University of Gdańsk, Oliwa (being a district of Gdańsk))

9.00 – 10.30 a.m.: seminar sessions (University of Gdańsk, Oliwa)

10.30 – 11.00 a.m.: coffee break

11.00 a.m. – 12.00: plenary lecture

12.00. – 1.30 p.m.: seminar sessions

1.30 – 2.45 p.m.: lunch break

2.45 – 4.15 p.m.: panel sessions

4.15 – 5.15 p.m.: forum ‘Shakespeare and the Europe of Our Time’ (Profs. Rui Carvalho Homem and Ton Hoenselaars)

5.15 – 5.30 p.m.: coffee break

5.30 – 7.00 p.m.: book launch/workshops: “Shakespeare in Education”

9.00 p.m. – In conversation: Patris Pavis + Paul Allain (place to be announced)

 

Day Three: 29 July 2017

8.00 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.: Registration (University of Gdańsk, Oliwa)

9.00 – 10.30 a.m.: seminar sessions

10.30 – 11.00 a.m.: coffee break

11.00 a.m. – 12.00: plenary lecture

12.00 – 1.30 p.m.: seminar sessions

1.30 – 2.45 p.m.: lunch break

2.45 – 4.15 p.m.: panel sessions

4.15 – 4.30 p.m.: coffee break

4.30 – 5.15 p.m.: In Conversation: Patrice Pavis + Paul Allain (place to be announced)

7.30 – 9.30: Conference dinner

 

Day Four: 30 July 2017

 

Parallel ‘Polish session’ (held in Polish)

 

9.00 – 10.30 a.m.: seminar sessions

10.30 – 11.00 a.m.: coffee break

11.00 a.m. – 12.00: plenary lecture

12.00 – 1.30 p.m.: seminar sessions

1.30 – 2.30 p.m.: lunch break

2.30 – 4.00 p.m.: panel sessions

4.00 – 4.15 p.m.: coffee break

4.15 p.m.: General ESRA meeting

7:00 p.m. Screening of the movie “H.” (by Jan Klata) (place to be announced)

9.00 p.m.: Shakescene – Jan Klata and Monika Pęcikiewicz (place to be announced)

 

7:00 p.m. Optional festival performance (prior registration required)

 

Shakespeare Festival programme to be announced in the near future