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LitHits: An Oxford Humanities Digital Reading Innovation to Combat Age-Related Isolation

About the Speaker

Kirsten E Shepherd-Barr is Professor of English and Theatre Studies in the Faculty of English and a Fellow of St Catherine's College, Oxford.

Her books include Theatre and Evolution from Ibsen to Beckett (Columbia University Press, 2015), Science on Stage: From Doctor Faustus to Copenhagen (Princeton University Press, 2006; 2012 paperback), Modern Drama:  a Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press, 2016), Ibsen and Early Modernist Theatre, 1890-1900 (1997), and Twenty-First Century Approaches to Literature:  Late Victorian into Modern (OUP, 2016) which she co-edited with Laura Marcus and Michele Mendelssohn.  She regularly works with theatres including the National Theatre, the Old Vic, Theatre for a New Audience (New York), Pegasus Theatre Oxford, and the Oxford Playhouse.

Kirsten collaborates with researchers across the Division to help to broker new internal and external partnerships and to sustain existing relationships. She also works closely with other public-facing parts of the University in developing a coherent programme of activities that helps new audiences engage with research.

This event is part of a seminar series:

Hilary Term 2019 Seminar Series: Ageing Populations: from Cell to Society

Hilary Term 2019 Seminar Series Ageing Populations: from Cell to Society Seminar Room: 66 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6PR Convener: Professor Sarah Harper

Event Details

07 March 2019 14:00 - 15:30


Oxford Institute of Population Ageing

66 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6PR