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Exploring Theatre, Rhetoric and Education

Posted on 02/06/2013

Centre for Oratory and Rhetoric



An informal workshop

to be held on SATURDAY 8 JUNE 2013

in the Dining Room, RHUL Bedford Square


Buffet lunch from 12.30 p.m.


1.30 p.m.          Professor David Wiles (Drama, RHUL)

Hamlet and Rhetorical Acting


2.30 p.m.         Will Shuler (Drama, RHUL)

 Persuading of the weaker argument: an Aristophanic perspective on tragedy


3.15 p.m.          Adonis Galeos (Drama, RHUL)

 Erasmian educational principles as guidelines for embedded rhetorical practices in Elizabethan grammar schools


4.00 p.m.         Tea break


4.30 p.m.         Benet Brandreth (Barrister-at-law, Gray’s Inn; Rhetoric Consultant for the Royal Shakespeare Company)

Approaches to character choices– ­ what an actor may gain from applying a rhetorical lens


5.15 p.m.          Discussion


6.00 p.m.         Close

If you would like to take part in the workshop please e-mail Professor Jonathan Powell (Classics, RHUL) J.Powell@rhul.ac.uk  with subject line 'COR workshop' , by 9 a.m. on Thursday 6th June.


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