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SF/SOS conference preliminary schedule

SF/SOS joint Shakespeare Authorship Conference
Houston, Texas
November 5-8, 2009

Preliminary schedule of events

Thursday, November 5
1:00 – 1:30 Registration
1:30 – 1:45 Welcome and Introductions – Alex McNeil and Matthew Cossolotto
1:45 – 2:45 Alan Green – Cryptology
2:45 – 3:45 Ron Halstead – The Influence of the Family of Love on the Theme of Forgiveness in Measure for Measure
3:45 – 4:00 Break
4:00 – 5:00 Ebru Gokdag – Easing Elizabethan’s Turkophobia Through Othello
5:00 – 6:00 Panel Discussion – Oxfordian Think Tank
6:00 – 6:45 Cheryl Egan Donovan – Film

Friday, November 6
8:00- 9:45 Shakespeare Fellowship Society Annual Meeting
9:45 -10:00 Greetings and Announcements – Bonner Cutting
10:00 – 11:00 Ren Draya – Music and Songs in Shakespeare’s Plays: Othello 11:00 – 12:00 John Hamill – A Spaniard in the Elizabethan Court : Don Antonio Perez
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch Break
1:00 – 2:00 Ron Hess – All the World’s a Stage: Did Shakespeare Kill Don Juan?
2:00 – 3:00 Matthew Cossolotto – By Death Departed: Marking the 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare’s Posthumously Published Sonnets
3:00 – 3:30 Michael Egan – Discussion on The Oxfordian
3:30 – 4:00 Break with Snacks
4:00 – 5:00 Roger Stritmatter – The de Vere Geneva Bible: A Rosetta Stone in the Shakespearean Question
5:00 – 6:00 Keir Cutler – Is Shakespeare Dead?

Saturday, November 7
8:00- 9:45 Shakespeare Oxford Society Annual Meeting
9:45 -10:00 Greetings and Announcements – Richard Joyrich
10:00 – 11:00 Richard Whalen – The Influence of Commedia dell’Arte In Shakespeare: Italian Theater Unknown in England but Known to Oxford
11:00 – 12:00 John Shahan – Declaration of Reasonable Doubt: Strategy Implications for Oxfordians 1
2:00 – 1:30 Hosted Lunch & Registration of Teachers and Students for afternoon session
1:30 – 2:30 Keir Cutler – Teaching Shakespeare
2:30 – 3:30 Frank Davis – A Comparison of Contemporary Signatures with those of William Shakspere
3:30 – 3:45 Break with Snacks
3:45 – 4:45 Alex McNeill – Is Shakespeare in Jeopardy?
4:45 – 5:00 Break
5:00 – 6:30 Hank Whittemore – Shakespeare’s Treason

Sunday, November 8
8:00 – 8:15 Coffee
8:15 – 8:30 Announcements- Bonner Cutting
8:30 – 9:30 Marty Hyatt – Heaven’s Sweetest Air
9:30 – 10:30 Earl Showerman – Troilus and Cressida: Shakespeare’s Early Homeric Political Allegory
10:30 – 10:45 Break
10:45 – 11:45 Paul Altrocchi – Searching for Shakespeare’s Earliest Published Works
11:45 – 12:00 Break
12:00 – 1:00 Banquet and Awards Presentation
1:00 – 2:00 Thomas Regnier – Legal Imagery in Shakespeare’s Sonnets

Registration form:
http://shakespeare-oxford.com/wp-content/uploads/Conference_Registration_Form_2009.pdf
Register online at:
http://www.goestores.com/catalog.aspx?Merchant=shakespeareoxfordsociety&DeptID=170579
For online hotel reservations: Contact Angelica at Doubletree: 281-848-4001 or
1-800-222-TREE, angelica.canto@hilton.com, or reserve online at:
http://doubletree.hilton.com/en/dt/groups/personalized/HOUAPDT-SHP-20091105/index.jhtml

Free ads offered in The Oxfordian

SOS Oxfordian editor Michael Egan requested advertisements in this year’s publication due out in November. Anyone who has an ad to run for conferences, books, or other items relating to Shakespearean authorship may submit an ad that will run free of charge in this year’s annual Shakespeare-Oxford Society journal.

“What a deal,” Egan said. “Our team of talented compositors will even format your announcement for you, Just send in your text.”

The editor and SOS reserve the right to decline inappropriate advertising. For information, contact Michael Egan at drmichaelegan@comcast.net. The Oxfordian is a benefit of membership in the Shakespeare-Oxford Society. Join SOS at: http://www.goestores.com/catalog.aspx?Merchant=shakespeareoxfordsociety&DeptID=27020