Public lecture, Spring 2020
“The German love affair with Shakespeare”
Via free YouTube video link
Speaker: Dr Ben Schofield, Head of German, King’s College London
Last updated: May 15, 2020
Ben Schofield has worked with the Globe Theatre.
Ben is a lively and entertaining speaker. He is Reader in German and Co-Director of the Centre for Modern Literature and Culture at King’s College London.
He originally studied German and Dutch at the University of Cambridge, then Germanic Studies at the University of Sheffield, doing research at the Universities of Munich, Berlin and Passau (in Germany), and the University of Utrecht (in the Netherlands). At one time he was simultaneously Lecturer in German at London University and Lecturer in Dutch at Cambridge, before joining KCL in 2008.
His areas of research include German theatre practice and the cultural relationship (or love affair) between Germany and Shakespeare.
For more info, see Ben's KCL web-page.
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