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Every year on Shakespeare's Birthday, the [[Folger Shakespeare Library]] hosts a lecture from a noted scholar. Below is a list of previous lectures in the series. For more information on Shakespeare's Birthday, see [[Shakespeare's Birthday (disambiguation)]]. Where available, podcasts have been linked to in the individual lecture article.  
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On Shakespeare's Birthday, the [[Folger Shakespeare Library]] hosts a lecture from a noted scholar; the event became annual in 1987. Below is a list of previous lectures in the series. For more information on Shakespeare's Birthday, see [[Shakespeare's Birthday (disambiguation)]]. Where available, podcasts have been linked to in the individual lecture article.  
  
 
2015
 
2015
  
<blockquote>[[Lynne Magnusson]]
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[[Lynne Magnusson]] (University of Toronto), "Shakespeare and the Language of Possibility"
 
 
"Shakespeare and the Language of Possibility"</blockquote>
 
  
 
2014
 
2014
  
[[Brian Cummings]] (University of York)
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[[Brian Cummings]] (University of York), [[Shakespeare's Birthday Lecture: "Shakespeare, Biography and Anti-Biography" (2014)|"Shakespeare, Biography, and Anti-Biography"]]
 
 
[[Shakespeare's Birthday Lecture: "Shakespeare, Biography and Anti-Biography" (2014)|"Shakespeare, Biography, and Anti-Biography"]]
 
  
 
2013  
 
2013  
  
[[Andrew Hadfield]] (University of Sussex; Visiting, University of Granada)  
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[[Andrew Hadfield]] (University of Sussex; Visiting, University of Granada), [[Shakespeare's Birthday Lecture: "Graymalkin and Other Shakespearean Celts"|"Graymalkin and Other Shakespearean Celts"]]   
 
 
[[Shakespeare's Birthday Lecture: "Graymalkin and Other Shakespearean Celts"|"Graymalkin and Other Shakespearean Celts"]]   
 
  
 
2012
 
2012
  
[[Sarah Beckwith]] (Duke University)
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[[Sarah Beckwith]] (Duke University), [[Shakespeare's Birthday Lecture: "What Mamillius Knew: Ceremonies of Initiation in The Winter's Tale"|"What Mamillius Knew: Ceremonies of Initiation in ''The Winter’s Tale''"]]  
 
 
[[Shakespeare's Birthday Lecture: "What Mamillius Knew: Ceremonies of Initiation in The Winter's Tale"|"What Mamillius Knew: Ceremonies of Initiation in ''The Winter’s Tale''"]]  
 
  
 
2011
 
2011
  
[[Wendy Wall]] (Northwestern University)
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[[Wendy Wall]] (Northwestern University), [[Shakespeare's Birthday Lecture: Recipes for Thought: Shakespeare and the Art of the Kitchen|"Recipes for Thought: Shakespeare and the Art of the Kitchen"]]
 
 
[[Shakespeare's Birthday Lecture: Recipes for Thought: Shakespeare and the Art of the Kitchen|"Recipes for Thought: Shakespeare and the Art of the Kitchen"]]
 
 
   
 
   
 
2010
 
2010
 
   
 
   
[[Jonathan Bate]] (University of Warwick)
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[[Jonathan Bate]] (University of Warwick), [[Shakespeare's Birthday Lecture: "The Good Life in Shakespeare"|"The Good Life in Shakespeare"]]  
 
[[Shakespeare's Birthday Lecture: "The Good Life in Shakespeare"|"The Good Life in Shakespeare"]]  
 
 
   
 
   
 
2009
 
2009
 
   
 
   
[[Russell Jackson]] (University of Birmingham)
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[[Russell Jackson]] (University of Birmingham), "Sensational Shakespeare"
 
"Sensational Shakespeare"
 
 
   
 
   
 
2008
 
2008
 
   
 
   
[[Alan Stewart]] (Columbia University)
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[[Alan Stewart]] (Columbia University), [[Shakespeare's Birthday Lecture: "How Shakespeare Made History"|"How Shakespeare Made History"]]
 
[[Shakespeare's Birthday Lecture: "How Shakespeare Made History"|"How Shakespeare Made History"]]
 
 
   
 
   
 
2007
 
2007
 
   
 
   
[[Barbara A. Mowat]] (Folger Shakespeare Library)
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[[Barbara A. Mowat]] (Folger Shakespeare Library), [[Shakespeare's Birthday Lecture: "The Founders and the Bard"|"The Founders and the Bard"]]
 
[[Shakespeare's Birthday Lecture: "The Founders and the Bard"|"The Founders and the Bard"]]
 
 
   
 
   
 
2006
 
2006
 
   
 
   
[[W. B. Worthen|W.B. Worthen]] (University of California, Berkeley)
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[[W. B. Worthen|W.B. Worthen]] (University of California, Berkeley), "Shakespeare 3.0"
 
"Shakespeare 3.0"
 
 
   
 
   
 
2005
 
2005
 
   
 
   
[[Stuart Sherman]] (Fordham University)  
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[[Stuart Sherman]] (Fordham University), [[Shakespeare's Birthday Lecture: "Garrick and Theatrical Death"|"Garrick and Theatrical Death"]]
 
[[Shakespeare's Birthday Lecture: "Garrick and Theatrical Death"|"Garrick and Theatrical Death"]]
 
 
   
 
   
 
2004
 
2004
 
   
 
   
[[Coppélia Kahn]] (Brown University)
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[[Coppélia Kahn]] (Brown University), "Made in America: Shakespeare(s) for the Nineteenth Century"
 
"Made in America: Shakespeare(s) for the Nineteenth Century"
 
 
   
 
   
 
2003
 
2003
 
   
 
   
[[John Guy]] (Cambridge University)
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[[John Guy]] (Cambridge University), [[Shakespeare's Birthday Lecture: "Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots"|"Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots"]]
 
[[Shakespeare's Birthday Lecture: "Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots"|"Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots"]]
 
 
   
 
   
 
2002
 
2002
 
   
 
   
[[Katherine Duncan-Jones]] (University of Oxford)
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[[Katherine Duncan-Jones]] (University of Oxford), "Love and Death in Shakespeare's Poetry"
 
"Love and Death in Shakespeare's Poetry"
 
 
   
 
   
 
2001
 
2001
 
   
 
   
[[James Shapiro: Shakespeare in America (2014)|James Shapiro]] (Columbia University)
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[[James Shapiro]] (Columbia University), "Jessica's Daughters"
 
"Jessica's Daughters"
 
 
   
 
   
 
2000
 
2000
Margreta de Grazia (University of Pennsylvania)
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"The Latest Hamlet"
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[[Margreta de Grazia]] (University of Pennsylvania), "The Latest Hamlet"
 
   
 
   
 
1999
 
1999
Harry Berger Jr. (University of California, Santa Cruz, emeritus)
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"Harrying the Stage: Theatre, Bad Conscience, and Other Skills of Offence in Henry V"
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Harry Berger Jr. (University of California, Santa Cruz, emeritus), "Harrying the Stage: Theatre, Bad Conscience, and Other Skills of Offence in Henry V"
 
   
 
   
 
1998
 
1998
Linda Charnes (Indiana University at Bloomington)
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"The Hamlet Formerly Known as Prince"
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Linda Charnes (Indiana University at Bloomington), "The Hamlet Formerly Known as Prince"
 
   
 
   
 
1997
 
1997
Peter Holland (Cambridge University)
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"Measuring Performance"
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Peter Holland (Cambridge University), "Measuring Performance"
 
   
 
   
 
1996
 
1996
A. R. Braunmuller (University of California, Los Angeles)
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"Bearded Ladies in Shakespeare"
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A. R. Braunmuller (University of California, Los Angeles), "Bearded Ladies in Shakespeare"
 
   
 
   
 
1995
 
1995
Phyllis Rackin (University of Pennsylvania)
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"Thoroughly Modern Henry, or It is Better to Marry than to Burn"
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[[Phyllis Rackin]] (University of Pennsylvania), "Thoroughly Modern Henry, or It is Better to Marry than to Burn"
 
   
 
   
 
1994
 
1994
Gail Kern Paster (George Washington University)
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"Heat-Seeking Missiles: Shakespeare, Women, and the Caloric Economy in Early Modern England"
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[[Gail Kern Paster]] (George Washington University), "Heat-Seeking Missiles: Shakespeare, Women, and the Caloric Economy in Early Modern England"
 
   
 
   
 
1993
 
1993
Michael Neill (University of Auckland)
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"Shakespeare and Translation"
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[[Michael Neill]] (University of Auckland), "Shakespeare and Translation"
 
   
 
   
 
1992
 
1992
Peter Stallybrass (University of Pennsylvania)
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"Worn Worlds: Clothes and Identity in Shakespeare"
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[[Peter Stallybrass]] (University of Pennsylvania), "Worn Worlds: Clothes and Identity in Shakespeare"
 
   
 
   
 
1991
 
1991
Catherine Belsey (University of Wales College of Cardiff)
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"Making Histories"
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[[Catherine Belsey]] (University of Wales College of Cardiff), "Making Histories"
 
   
 
   
 
1990
 
1990
Andrew Gurr (University of Reading)
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"Boy Voices and Adult Voices on the Shakespearean Stage"
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[[Andrew Gurr]] (University of Reading), "Boy Voices and Adult Voices on the Shakespearean Stage"
 
   
 
   
 
1989
 
1989
Jonathan Dollimore (University of Sussex)
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"Shakespeare Studies and the Current `Crisis' in the Humanities"
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Jonathan Dollimore (University of Sussex), "Shakespeare Studies and the Current `Crisis' in the Humanities"
 
   
 
   
 
1988
 
1988
David Bevington (University of Chicago)
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" 'Is this the promised end?': Shakespeare's King Lear"
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David Bevington (University of Chicago), "'Is this the promised end?': Shakespeare's King Lear"
 
   
 
   
 
1987
 
1987
Patricia A. Parker (University of Toronto)
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"`Wanton Words': Shakespeare and Rhetoric"
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Patricia A. Parker (University of Toronto), "`Wanton Words': Shakespeare and Rhetoric"
 
   
 
   
Beginning in 1987 the Shakespeare Birthday Lecture, sponsored by the Center for Shakespeare Studies of the Folger Institute, became an annual event.
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Beginning in 1987 the Shakespeare Birthday Lecture, sponsored by the [[Center for Shakespeare Studies of the Folger Institute]], became an annual event.
 
   
 
   
 
1984
 
1984
Joseph G. Price (Pennsylvania State University)
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"'Were it not that I have Bad Dreams': The Internalization of Character"
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Joseph G. Price (Pennsylvania State University), "'Were it not that I have Bad Dreams': The Internalization of Character"
 
   
 
   
 
1983
 
1983
Charles Shattuck
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"Oh! There be Players that I Have Seen Play..."
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Charles Shattuck, "Oh! There be Players that I Have Seen Play..."
 
   
 
   
 
1982
 
1982
Stanley Wells
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"Television Shakespeare"
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Stanley Wells, "Television Shakespeare"
 
   
 
   
 
1976
 
1976
Jorge Luis Borges
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“The Riddle of Shakespeare”
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Jorge Luis Borges, “The Riddle of Shakespeare”
 
   
 
   
 
1975
 
1975
Madeleine Doran (University of Wisconsin)
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"One Entire and Perfect Chrysolite: The Idea of Excellence in Shakespeare"
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Madeleine Doran (University of Wisconsin), "One Entire and Perfect Chrysolite: The Idea of Excellence in Shakespeare"
 
   
 
   
 
1974
 
1974
Bernard Beckerman (Columbia University)
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"Shakespearean Playgoing: Then and Now"
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Bernard Beckerman (Columbia University), "Shakespearean Playgoing: Then and Now"
 
   
 
   
 
1970
 
1970
T.J.B. Spencer (Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham)
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“Shakespeare’s Art and Politics”
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T.J.B. Spencer (Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham), “Shakespeare’s Art and Politics”
 
   
 
   
 
1969
 
1969
Joel Hurstfield (University College, London)
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“The Paradox of Liberty in Shakespeare’s England”
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Joel Hurstfield (University College, London), “The Paradox of Liberty in Shakespeare’s England”
 
   
 
   
 
1968
 
1968

Revision as of 11:59, 10 March 2015

On Shakespeare's Birthday, the Folger Shakespeare Library hosts a lecture from a noted scholar; the event became annual in 1987. Below is a list of previous lectures in the series. For more information on Shakespeare's Birthday, see Shakespeare's Birthday (disambiguation). Where available, podcasts have been linked to in the individual lecture article.

2015

Lynne Magnusson (University of Toronto), "Shakespeare and the Language of Possibility"

2014

Brian Cummings (University of York), "Shakespeare, Biography, and Anti-Biography"

2013

Andrew Hadfield (University of Sussex; Visiting, University of Granada), "Graymalkin and Other Shakespearean Celts"

2012

Sarah Beckwith (Duke University), "What Mamillius Knew: Ceremonies of Initiation in The Winter’s Tale"

2011

Wendy Wall (Northwestern University), "Recipes for Thought: Shakespeare and the Art of the Kitchen"

2010

Jonathan Bate (University of Warwick), "The Good Life in Shakespeare"

2009

Russell Jackson (University of Birmingham), "Sensational Shakespeare"

2008

Alan Stewart (Columbia University), "How Shakespeare Made History"

2007

Barbara A. Mowat (Folger Shakespeare Library), "The Founders and the Bard"

2006

W.B. Worthen (University of California, Berkeley), "Shakespeare 3.0"

2005

Stuart Sherman (Fordham University), "Garrick and Theatrical Death"

2004

Coppélia Kahn (Brown University), "Made in America: Shakespeare(s) for the Nineteenth Century"

2003

John Guy (Cambridge University), "Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots"

2002

Katherine Duncan-Jones (University of Oxford), "Love and Death in Shakespeare's Poetry"

2001

James Shapiro (Columbia University), "Jessica's Daughters"

2000

Margreta de Grazia (University of Pennsylvania), "The Latest Hamlet"

1999

Harry Berger Jr. (University of California, Santa Cruz, emeritus), "Harrying the Stage: Theatre, Bad Conscience, and Other Skills of Offence in Henry V"

1998

Linda Charnes (Indiana University at Bloomington), "The Hamlet Formerly Known as Prince"

1997

Peter Holland (Cambridge University), "Measuring Performance"

1996

A. R. Braunmuller (University of California, Los Angeles), "Bearded Ladies in Shakespeare"

1995

Phyllis Rackin (University of Pennsylvania), "Thoroughly Modern Henry, or It is Better to Marry than to Burn"

1994

Gail Kern Paster (George Washington University), "Heat-Seeking Missiles: Shakespeare, Women, and the Caloric Economy in Early Modern England"

1993

Michael Neill (University of Auckland), "Shakespeare and Translation"

1992

Peter Stallybrass (University of Pennsylvania), "Worn Worlds: Clothes and Identity in Shakespeare"

1991

Catherine Belsey (University of Wales College of Cardiff), "Making Histories"

1990

Andrew Gurr (University of Reading), "Boy Voices and Adult Voices on the Shakespearean Stage"

1989

Jonathan Dollimore (University of Sussex), "Shakespeare Studies and the Current `Crisis' in the Humanities"

1988

David Bevington (University of Chicago), "'Is this the promised end?': Shakespeare's King Lear"

1987

Patricia A. Parker (University of Toronto), "`Wanton Words': Shakespeare and Rhetoric"

Beginning in 1987 the Shakespeare Birthday Lecture, sponsored by the Center for Shakespeare Studies of the Folger Institute, became an annual event.

1984

Joseph G. Price (Pennsylvania State University), "'Were it not that I have Bad Dreams': The Internalization of Character"

1983

Charles Shattuck, "Oh! There be Players that I Have Seen Play..."

1982

Stanley Wells, "Television Shakespeare"

1976

Jorge Luis Borges, “The Riddle of Shakespeare”

1975

Madeleine Doran (University of Wisconsin), "One Entire and Perfect Chrysolite: The Idea of Excellence in Shakespeare"

1974

Bernard Beckerman (Columbia University), "Shakespearean Playgoing: Then and Now"

1970

T.J.B. Spencer (Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham), “Shakespeare’s Art and Politics”

1969

Joel Hurstfield (University College, London), “The Paradox of Liberty in Shakespeare’s England”

1968 Arthur R. Humphreys (University of Leicester) “Marlowe, The Jew of Malta; Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice: Two Readings of Life”

1967 [a harpsichord recital by Stoddard Lincoln, April 23, 1967]

1966 (two birthday lectures) April 23, 1966 Philip H. Highfill, Jr. (The George Washington University) “Some 18th Century Responses to Shakespeare”

April 29, 1966 D.G. James (University of Southampton) “Shakespeare and America: A New Link Between Them”

1965 [a concert by The Mary Washington College Chorus, April 23, 1965]

1963 [University of Maryland Madrigal Singers, A Program of Music of Shakespeare’s Time, April 23, 1963]

1962 George Winchester Stone, Jr. (Modern Language Association of America) “The Poet and the Players”

1961 Stanley Bennett (Cambridge University) “Queen Elizabeth I and the Press”

1960 Sir Ronald Syme (University of Oxford) “Roman Historians and Renaissance Politics”

1959 Louis B. Wright and James G. McManaway, discussants “The Reality of William Shakespeare”

1958 Winfred Overholser (Saint Elizabeth’s Hospital) “Shakespeare’s Psychiatry – And After”

1957 [The Amherst College Chapel Choir, A Concert of Renaissance Music]

1956 [Roberta and Colin Sterne, An Evening of Music for the Virginals, Lute, Recorder, and Baroque Flute]

1955 Marchette Chute “The Good Luck of William Shakespeare”

1954 [Nemone Balfour, A Program of Songs and Ballads of the 16th and 17th centuries]

1953 Louis B. Wright (Folger Shakespeare Library) “The British Tradition in America”

1952 [William Hess, Blanche Winogron, Sydney Beck, Music of Shakespeare’s Day]

1951 William Haller (Barnard College, Columbia University, emeritus) “‘What Needs My Shakespeare?’”

1950 John Cranford Adams (President, Hofstra College) “Shakespeare and His Stage”

1949 Charles J. Sisson (University College, London) “Elizabethans in Intimacy”

1948 Thomas Marc Parrott (Princeton University, emeritus) “Hamlet on the Stage”

1947 Samuel C. Chew (Bryn Mawr College) “This Strange, Eventful History”

1946 Cornelia Otis Skinner “The Wives of Henry VIII” [a play] CANCELLED

1942 Charles Grosvenor Osgood (Princeton University, emeritus) “The New Poet”

1941 Allardyce Nicoll (Yale University) “Shakespeare’s Experiments in Evil”

1940 Leslie Hotson (Haverford College) “Not of an Age”

1939 Charles Frederick Tucker Brooke (Yale University) “Queen Elizabeth in Youth and Age”

1938 William Allan Neilson (President, Smith College) “As Shakespeare Says”

1937 George Lyman Kittredge (Harvard University, emeritus) “Shakespeare and the Critics”

1936 Felix E. Schelling (formerly University of Pennsylvania) “Shakespeare and Biography”

1935 Samuel Arthur King (University of London) "Dramatic Recital of Hamlet"

1934 [early English choral music by the Ypsilanti Singers; Elizabethan tunes on the recorder and harpsichord by John Challis; readings from The Merchant of Venice and As You Like It, by Edith Wynne Matthison]

1933 George A. Plimpton (President, Amherst College) “The Education of Shakespeare, Illustrated with Textbooks in Use in His Day”

1932 Joseph Quincy Adams (Folger Shakespeare Library) “Shakespeare and American Culture”