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Shakespeare: On the Shakespeare Trail

Trailers are everywhere. No longer only in the movie theatre, they fill our televisions and are all over the web. One major area of Shakespeare marketing that Shakespeare...

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Notre Dame London Global Gateway and partners launch year-long exploration of Shakespeare

The Notre Dame London Global Gateway, along with partners from the United Kingdom and the University of Notre Dame campus, is launching a year-long exploration of Shakespeare....

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London: “A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square”

In the final week of London in Song, we focus on one of the most successful London songs of the twentieth-century. Written in 1939, with words by Eric Maschwitz and music by...

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London: “Jerusalem”

In week 3 we focus on what has become the national anthem for England (as opposed to Great Britain): the song known as “Jerusalem.” With words by the poet William Blake and...

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London: “The Jolly Young Waterman”

In week 2 of our book club, we will discuss the song “The Jolly Young Waterman,” which was originally written by Charles Dibdin for his ballad opera The Waterman: Or The...

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London: “Jack Hall”

We began London in Song with “Jack Hall,” an old ballad that has its origins in the early eighteenth century. It started as a narrative of the life of a convicted criminal who...

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Notre Dame London Global Gateway, campus partners, launch new program exploring London through song

The Notre Dame London Global Gateway, along with five partners from across the University of Notre Dame campus, has launched the next in the London Book Club series, an...

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Hitchcock in London

Before Alfred Hitchcock moved to Hollywood in 1939, he wrote, designed or directed over two dozen films in London, the city that was his birthplace and that remained a constant...

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Through the Forest

Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival will reboot for its 20th anniversary Paul Rathburn, a beloved Notre Dame English professor who died in February, retired from teaching in 2000 only...

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Religion and Philosophy

Ernest Morrell on Teaching Critical Media Literacy

Ernest Morrell is the Coyle Professor in Literacy Education and the Director of the Center for Literacy Education. He holds appointments in the Department of English and of...

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On Exile, Literature, and Feeling Small Before the Page—Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi, Author

For our season 3 premiere, we talked with author Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi, an associate professor of English at Notre Dame and the winner of the 2019 PEN/Faulkner Award for...

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