Conference Speakers – 2021

Plenary Speaker

Image of Julia Lupton

Julia Reinhard Lupton – Professor of English, University of California, Irvine

“Infinite Virtue: Shakespeare and Capacity”

Julia Reinhard Lupton is the author or co-author of five books on Shakespeare, including Shakespeare Dwelling: Designs for the Theater of Life (2018) and Thinking with Shakespeare: Essays on Politics and Life (2011). She is a former Guggenheim Fellow and a former Trustee of the Shakespeare Association of America. Her current project is on Shakespeare and virtue.

Emerging Scholar Speaker


Jeffrey R. Wilson – Harvard University

“An Oral History of Public Shakespeare”

Jeffrey R. Wilson is the author of Shakespeare and Trump. Other projects include Stigma in Shakespeare and Shakespeare and Criminology.

Image of Jeffrey Wilson