Upcoming Public(?) Lecture

30 August
Emeritus Professor Mac Jackson
Was Shakespeare Shakespeare? Reflections on the authorship controversy
6.30pm, Old Government House Lecture Theatre, The University of Auckland.

There are a whole lot of conspiracies in re the writing of the Shakespeare canon; I don’t know that Dr. Jackson (who suddenly sounds like a character from Stargate) will cover tham but it could be quite an interesting look at the controversy. For those who want to ‘bone up’ before class I recommend the following light reading:

Shakespiracy theory – The New Criterion