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Shakespeare in the Age of Discovery

Photo of Dr. Russ McDonaldDr. Russ McDonald returns to UNCG Thursday, Oct. 30, 7:30 p.m. His lecture will be “‘Give up your Ptolemy’”: Shakespeare in the Age of Discovery.” It will be in the Music Building Recital Hall.

The event is part of UNCG’s “The Globe and the Cosmos” series.

McDonald is professor of English literature at Goldsmiths College, University of London. His specialty is Shakespearean poetics. He is the author of “Shakespeare’s Late Style,” Shakespeare and the Arts of Language,” and the “Bedford Companion to Shakespeare: An Introduction with Documents.”

A former UNCG faculty member in the Department of English from 1992-2006, he was a Bank of America Excellence Professor and has won multiple teaching awards, including the CASE/Carnegie Foundation Professor of the Year for North Carolina.