The November 2008 Lecture programme took place at Shakespeare's Globe in collaboration with Brunel University.
Who Wrote Shakespeare? The Candidates & their Promoters
Prof. Sandra Schruijer
Fighting over Shakespeare's Authorship: Identity, Power and Academic Debate
Dominic Dromgoole in conversation with Dr. William Leahy (Brunel University)
Will, the Question and Me
Further details of the contents of the talks are available as a pdf. If you require Adobe Reader to read pdf files, please refer to the link on the left of this page.
The November 2007 Lecture programme took place at Shakespeare's Globe in collaboration with Brunel University.
Reflections on the Authorship Controversy
Sir Derek Jacobi and Mark Rylance in discussion with Dr. William Leahy (Brunel University).
Shakespeare: Evidence of an Authorship Problem
William Shakespeare and his Pseudonyms
Dr. Penny McCarthy.
'For that I came': Shakespearean Selves
Prof. Graham Holderness.
Download the 2007 programme of events
John Silberrad was a generous and long-serving trustee of the Shakespearean
Authorship Trust until his death in 2005. In order to honour his work
and to ensure that John's contribution is not forgotten, our annual lecture
series are dedicated to him.
In November 2006 the Shakespearean Authorship Trust, in collaboration with the Friends of Shakespeare's Globe, inaugurated the John Silberrad Memorial Lectures. Dr William Leahy's lecture was entitled Two Households Both Alike in Dignity: The Authorship Question and Academia ; Charles Beauclerk spoke on Shakespeare's Identity Crisis; Richard Paul Roe delivered a lecture on The Italy in Shakespeare; Stephanie Hopkins Hughes' lecture “Hide Fox and All After” : The Authorship Game - Playing to Win is available to download.