The Gene Barnett Literary Society of Fairleigh Dickinson University Presents: An Evening with Prize-Winning Shakespearean Scholar Dr. James S. Shapiro “Unraveling Shakespeare’s Life”


Teaneck, NJ (September 17, 2012)­­ — The Gene Barnett Literary Society of Fairleigh Dickinson University is proud to host prize-winning Shakespearean scholar, Dr. James S. Shapiro as he presents “Unraveling Shakespeare’s Life” on Tuesday, October 9 at 8 p.m., in Wilson Auditorium (Dickinson Hall), Metropolitan campus.

Dr. James Shapiro, Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, is the author of Rival Playwrights: Marlowe, Jonson, Shakespeare (1991), Shakespeare and the Jews (1995), Oberammergau (2000), 1599: A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare (2005), and most recently, Contested Will: Who Wrote Shakespeare (2010).  He is currently at work on The Year of Lear: Shakespeare in 1606 and a Libra American volume, Shakespeare in America.

Concluding the presentation there will be an audience Q & A, followed by a book signing.

Tickets are available at the door, starting at 7:15 p.m. on the night of the lecture.  There will be no advance ticket sales. 

Tickets are a $10 donation for general public, $5 for high school students with valid ID and free for FDU faculty, staff and students with valid FDU ID. 

Wilson Auditorium is located in Dickinson Hall, 140 University Plaza Drive, Hackensack, NJ.


For information please call (201) 692-7028.

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