Shakespeare 400

2016 is the 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare’s death.

  • The Toronto Public Library is hosting a number of events relating to all things Shakespearean.
  • A complete listing of all of these events may be found on the graphic attached below.  Use this link to see the calendar in full.

The ESA library will be throwing a party to celebrate Shakespeare’s birthday (and deathday) on Friday, April 22nd.

  • During the lunchhour we will be hosting a Shakespeare sonnet and monologue speaking contest.
  • All interested students are invited to prepare their favourite Shakespearean monologue and/or sonnet and be ready to perform.
  • Prizes will be awarded.

Lastly, the ESA Library has four (4) tickets – two pairs – to give away to hear Professor Jeremy Lopez speak on prophecy, murder and spectacle in Macbeth, and the dramatic legacy of Scotland’s most treacherous King.

  • This event will be held at the Appel Salon – at the Toronto Reference Library – on Tuesday March 8th.
  • Please fill out this Google Form if you would like to attend.

March:April Calendar 2016 edit