Additional Information – 2021

  • The conference will be in-person, as originally scheduled.
  • Each presenter should use no more than 20 minutes, which will allow time for discussion, Q and A afterward.
  • Thursday sessions will begin at 1:00 p.m. and will continue until about 5:00 p.m. A “Bad Shakespeare” film will begin at 7:30 p.m. Loads of laughs.
  • Friday will include an early modern luncheon, two plenary sessions, some group sessions, concluding at about 5:00 p.m. Live performances of Shakespeare scenes will take place at 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday will feature more group sessions and will conclude in the early afternoon.
  • At present Owens has a mask mandate for the campus.
  • For personal reasons, Julia R. Lupton will attend virtually, but will take part in more than her plenary address. Many opportunities to visit with this amazing scholar via Zoom.
  • The Hampton Inn (Hilton) is our best bet for our conference needs; for more info, please click HERE.
  • We will have many options for transportation needs to and from the hotel and conference center.
  • Detroit Airport (DTW) is an hour away for our site. We can help with ground transport to the hotel or conference venue.
  • Seminar rooms are fully equipped with computers, screens and audio equipment.
  • The Friday Luncheon will feature a “Shakespearean Era Inspired Menu.”
  • All participants must register for the conference; for more more info, please click HERE.