Michael Witmore

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This page reflects a scholar's association with the Folger Institute. Mike's contributions to life at the Folger are particularly numerous and this list should be viewed as inherently incomplete.

Short-term fellowship

Michael Witmore, Folger Director.

“Wisdom and the Book of Experience” (2008–2009)

Scholarly Programs

Shakespeare's Birthday Lecturer, "The Wisdom of Will" (2016 Anniversary Lecture Series, 2016-2017)

Speaker, Early Modern Manuscripts Online: New Directions in Teaching and Research (Symposium, 2016-2017)

Faculty, EMDA 2017 (NEH Seminar, 2017)

Faculty, Early Modern Digital Agendas: Advanced Topics (NEH Seminar, 2015)

Faculty, Early Modern Digital Agendas 2013 (NEH Seminar, 2013)

Speaker, Shakespeare’s Language (Symposium, 2014–2015)

Public Programs

Pre-Show Talk: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (2015)

Pre-Show Talk: Mary Stuart (2015)

Pre-Show Talk: Richard III (2014)

Pre-Show Talk: The Two Gentlemen of Verona (2014)

Pre-Show Talk: Julius Caesar (2014)

Pre-Show Talk: Romeo and Juliet (2013)

Pre-Show Talk: Henry V (2013)

Pre-Show Talk: Twelfth Night (2013)

Lecture, Director's Choice: Data-Mining Shakespeare (October 26, 2011) Watch and Listen


Co-curator (with Rosamond Purcell) Very Like a Whale (October 16, 2012–January 6, 2013)


Director of the Folger Shakespeare Library, (2011-present)