Robert Hornback

This page reflects a scholar's association with the Folger Institute.

Short-term fellowships

“Early Blackface Fools and Transnational Proto-Racism” (2011–2012)

“Early Blackface Fools and their Legacy” (2009–2010)

Scholarly Programs

Speaker, Thomas Nashe and His Contemporaries (Symposium, 2017-2018)

Participant, NEH Summer Institute: Shakespeare from the Globe to the Global (Seminar, 2011)


Podcast: All Mirth and No Mater

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Theater artists and scholars, along with narrator Rebecca Sheir, host of our Shakespeare Unlimited series, take an amusing, sometimes surprising, look at things that were funny in Shakespeare's time, but not so much now—as well as gems of Shakespearean comedy that still sparkle today.