Liverpool, United Kingdom

Shakespeare, His World Our World

when 10 June 2024 - 28 June 2024
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 5 EC

This module will explore how Shakespeare has become central to our way of thinking about ourselves and about others. His work permeates cultures across the world, where his writings are translated into the familiar, whether it be social, psychological or political. Each two-hour session will consist of a lecture and a discussion and analysis of extracts from Shakespeare’s most famous works. Students will also have the opportunity to present new approaches to selected moments/speeches/scenes through a piece of writing.

Course leader

Dr Kate O'Leary

Course aim

1. To develop confidence in understanding and communicating complex ideas in written language.
2. To develop skills in research and collaborative thinking.
3. To provide students with the ability to critically examine a variety of complex texts and to
present competing ideas about Shakespeare’s work

Credits info

5 EC
Credits equivalent to 2.5 ECTS

Fee info

GBP 0: Module must be taken as part of a Week 4-6 or Week 1-6 International Summer School programme, so no individual module prices are available.