Frank Bernard Dicksee, Romeo and Juliet (detail), 1884, oil on canvas, Southampton City Art Gallery, Hampshire, England.


What's It All About?

UCI professor Julia Lupton and LAM executive director Malcolm Warner in conversation about theater, poetry, and space in the plays of William Shakespeare, with monologues performed by actor Thomas Varga.

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About the Speakers

Julia Lupton, Ph.D.

Julia Reinhard Lupton is Professor of English and co-director of the UC Irvine Shakespeare Center. She is the author or co-author of four books on Shakespeare and many articles. Her books include Thinking with Shakespeare: Essays on Politics and Life and Citizen-Saints: Shakespeare and Political Theology. Her latest book is Shakespeare Dwelling: Designs for the Theater of Life. A former Guggenheim Fellow, she is a Trustee of the Shakespeare Association of America.

Malcolm Warner, Ph.D.

Malcolm Warner is a British art historian and executive director of Laguna Art Museum. He received his Ph.D. from the Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London, and is recognized as an expert on the Pre-Raphaelite painters of Victorian Britain. The many exhibitions that he has curated include The Victorians: British Painting in the Reign of Queen Victoria, 1837-1901 at the National Gallery of Art in Washington and Millais: Portraits at the National Portrait Gallery in London. He is preparing a catalogue raisonné of the work of John Everett Millais, on whom he remains the leading authority.

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