Weekend with Shakespeare
August 17 - August 18
| Humanities 1, Room 210
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Featuring guest speakers Gina Bloom (UC Davis) and Ariane Helou (UCLA).
Ariane Helou teaches in the Department of French & Francophone Studies at UCLA. Her research focuses on drama, music, and poetry in early modern Italy, England, and France. She has held fellowships from the Mellon Foundation and the American Council of Learned Societies; the Huntington Library; UCLA’s William Andrews Clark Memorial Library and Center for 17th- and 18th-Century Studies, among others. Ariane is the co-editor (with Julia R. Lupton) of Romeo and Juliet in Diaspora: Shakespeare Among the Arts and in Translation, forthcoming from The Arden Shakespeare. In addition to publishing scholarship on Shakespeare studies and early modern Italian drama, Ariane is also a translator; a dramaturg; and a performing artist whose background spans early music, theater, and opera. Ariane has been a company member of the Santa Cruz Shakespeare festival since 2012 and is a dramaturg and producing partner of the Los Angeles-based theater company Collaborative Artists Bloc.