Shakespeare Festival Conference



September 26-27, 2014

Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids and Allendale, Michigan



Registration Costs:

Early Bird 

$ 85 for faculty, staff and teachers; $ 55 for graduate students.


Late registration

$ 100 for faculty and teachers; $ 65 for graduate students.


GVSU graduate students may attend for free.


Michigan teachers will be able to register for Continuing Education Credits (C.E.U.'s) by attending and / or presenting at this conference.




Contact Professor Jo Miller with questions at:


Featured Conference Keynote Speaker and Scholar-in-Residence is Professor Carole Levin, Willa Cather Professor of History and Director of the Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program at the University of Nebraska. Professor Levin is an award-winning teacher and the author of several books, including: The Heart and Stomach of a King: Elizabeth I and the Politics of Sex and PowerDreaming the English Renaissance: Politics and Desire in Court and Country; and Shakespeare’s Foreign Worlds (with John Watkins). She has held fellowships at the Newberry Library in Chicago and the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., where in 2009 she curated the exhibit, “To Sleep, Perchance to Dream.” She is also cofounder and past president of the Queen Elizabeth I Society.


The conference also features:

  • A performance of Richard III by the GVSU Shakespeare Festival
  • A performance of Love’s Labour’s Lost by the Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company
  • Pat Quigley, Education Consultant at the Stratford Festival


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