15 episodes

'Women and Shakespeare' features conversations with diverse creatives and academics who are involved in making and interpreting Shakespeare. In the conversations, we find out both how Shakespeare is used to amplify the voices of women today and how women are redefining the world's most famous writer. Sponsored by NYU Global Faculty Fund Award.

Women and Shakespeare Dr Varsha Panjwani

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'Women and Shakespeare' features conversations with diverse creatives and academics who are involved in making and interpreting Shakespeare. In the conversations, we find out both how Shakespeare is used to amplify the voices of women today and how women are redefining the world's most famous writer. Sponsored by NYU Global Faculty Fund Award.

    S2:E6: Mary Bly on Lizzie & Dante and Romeo & Juliet

    S2:E6: Mary Bly on Lizzie & Dante and Romeo & Juliet

    In this episode, we discuss Professor Mary Bly's novel,  Lizzie & Dante,  which is an intricate reworking of Romeo & Juliet.

    For a complete episode transcript, check out http://www.womenandshakespeare.com 

    Interviewer & Producer: Dr Varsha Panjwani
    Guest: Professor Mary Bly
    Artwork: Mr Wenqi Wan 

    • 32 min
    S2:E5: Naomi Miller on Imperfect Alchemist, Mary Sidney Herbert, Mary Wroth

    S2:E5: Naomi Miller on Imperfect Alchemist, Mary Sidney Herbert, Mary Wroth

    In this episode, we discuss Professor Naomi Miller's novel,  Imperfect Alchemist,  which revolves around Mary Sidney Herbert and her bond with a maidservant and artist Rose. You can find the paperback here: https://amzn.to/3x4AdKX
     For a complete episode transcript, check out http://www.womenandshakespeare.com 

    Interviewer: Dr Varsha Panjwani
    Guest: Professor Naomi Miller
    Producer: Mr Zeke Tweedie
    Artwork: Mr Wenqi Wan 

    • 32 min
    S2:E4:Part2: Adjoa Andoh on Richard II, Inclusive Theatre Lighting, Julius Caesar

    S2:E4:Part2: Adjoa Andoh on Richard II, Inclusive Theatre Lighting, Julius Caesar

    In this Birthday episode, part-2, we discuss the all-women-of-colour Richard II, inclusive theatre lighting, and Julius Caesar. This episode is a collaboration with a special issue of the journal, Otherness: Essays and Studies. Edited by Dr. Anne Sophie Refskou, the special issue is all about 'representing (and misrepresenting) the title characters in Richard II and Richard II'. Listeners will find a wealth of both contextual material for Andoh's production as well as good companion pieces here: https://www.otherness.dk/journal/otherness-essays-studies-82/


    The production was recorded by Andoh’s company ‘Swinging the Lens’ and is available here:
    https://youtu.be/BHrXAJ93hRU

    For a complete transcript, check out http://www.womenandshakespeare.com 

    Interviewer & Producer: Varsha Panjwani
    Guest: Adjoa Andoh
    Artwork: Wenqi Wan 

    Part-Sponsored by NYU (London)

    • 20 min
    S2:E4:Part1: Adjoa Andoh on Women of Colour, Richard II, Ulysses

    S2:E4:Part1: Adjoa Andoh on Women of Colour, Richard II, Ulysses

    In this Birthday episode, we discuss the women of colour who shape Shakespeare and Britain, Ulysses, and the all-women-of-colour Richard II. This is part-1 of a two-part conversation.   

    This episode is a collaboration with a special issue of the journal, Otherness: Essays and Studies. Edited by Dr. Anne Sophie Refskou, the special issue is all about 'representing (and misrepresenting) the title characters in Richard II and Richard II'. Listeners will find a wealth of both contextual material for Andoh's production as well as good companion pieces here: https://www.otherness.dk/journal/otherness-essays-studies-82/

    Check out http://www.womenandshakespeare.com for a complete transcript.

    Interviewer & Producer: Varsha Panjwani
    Guest: Adjoa Andoh
    Artwork: Wenqi Wan 

    Part-Sponsored by NYU Global Faculty Fund Award


    Interviewer & Producer: Varsha Panjwani
    Guest: Adjoa Andoh
    Artwork: Wenqi Wan 

    Part-Sponsored by NYU Global Faculty Fund Award

    • 23 min
    S2:E3:Nadia Nadarajah on Shakespeare in Sign Language (BSL), Celia, Titania, Guildenstern, Cleopatra

    S2:E3:Nadia Nadarajah on Shakespeare in Sign Language (BSL), Celia, Titania, Guildenstern, Cleopatra

    We discuss Shakespeare in British Sign Language (BSL), deaf actors, Celia, Titania, Guildenstern, and Cleopatra.  Check out http://www.womenandshakespeare.com for a complete transcript. 

    Interviewer & Producer: Dr Varsha Panjwani
    Guest: Ms Nadia Nadarajah
    Interpreter: Ms Linda Bruce
    Artwork: Mr Wenqi Wan 

    Sponsored by NYU Global Faculty Fund Award

    • 26 min
    S2:E2: Andrea Smith on Radio Shakespeares

    S2:E2: Andrea Smith on Radio Shakespeares

    We discuss Radio Shakespeares in the UK, accents, silent characters, and teaching resources.  Check out http://www.womenandshakespeare.com for a complete transcript. Contact Andrea Smith @AndreaUEA for more listening suggestions!

    Interviewer & Producer: Dr Varsha Panjwani
    Guest: Andrea Smith
    Artwork: Mr Wenqi Wan 

    • 28 min

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