Programme of the Autumn Conference 2008 in Mainz

"Hamlet"

Friday, 21 November

15:30-16:30 h

Welcome

Foyer, Kleines Haus | Staatstheater

16:30 h

Opening by the President of the Deutsche Shakespeare-Gesellschaft

Andreas Höfele, Munich

Welcome note by the Mayor of the City of Mainz, Jens Beutel
President of Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Georg Krausch
Director of Staatstheater Mainz, Matthias Fontheim
Director of the Department of Theatre Studies, Friedemann Kreuder

Kleines Haus | Staatstheater

adjacent

Paper (in English)
Freddie Rokem, Tel Aviv

“Who's there?” Hamlet as Philosopher and Thespian
Introduction: Andreas Höfele

Kleines Haus | Staatstheater

19:30 h

William Shakespeare
Hamlet

Director: Barbara-David Brüesch
A production of Staatstheaters Mainz

Kleines Haus | Staatstheater

Saturday, 22 November

9:00-10:00 h

Paper (in German)

Hugh Grady, Philadelphia

Fragmented Allegories in Hamlet: Reading Shakespeare with Walter Benjamin
Introduction and moderation of discussion: Anja Müller-Wood

Kleines Haus | Staatstheater

9:00-11:00 h

Teachers' Colloquium
Laurenz Volkmann, Jena

Teaching Hamlet – New Perspectives?
Introduction and moderation of discussion: Roland Petersohn

Konferenzraum | IEG (Institut für Europäische Geschichte)

10:15-11:15 h

Paper (in German)
Friedemann Kreuder, Mainz


Introduction and moderation of discussion: Norbert Greiner

Kleines Haus | Staatstheater

11:15-11:45 h

Coffee break

11:45-12:45 h

Paper (in English)
Catherine Belsey, Cardiff

Shakespeare's Ghost Story
Introduction and moderation of discussion: Sabine Schülting

Kleines Haus | Staatstheater

12:45-14:15 h

Lunch break

14:15-15:15 h

Paper (in English)
Stefanie Diekmann, Potsdam

Staging Hamlet, Doing Soap - “Slings & Arrows” (Season 1)
Introduction and moderation of discussion: Stefanie Watzka

Orchestersaal | Staatstheater

15:30-16:30 h

Paper (in German)
Günter Walch, Berlin

Erzählter Hamlet
Introduction and moderation of discussion: Balz Engler

Orchestersaal | Staatstheater

16:30-17:00 h

Coffee break

17:00-19:00 h

Panel Discussion

“The Time Is Out of Joint”  – Eine zeitgenössische Perspektive auf Hamlet
With: Tim Breyvogel, Barbara-David Brüesch, Matthias Fontheim, Friedemann Kreuder, Marie Rötzer
Moderation: Vanessa Schormann

Orchestersaal | Staatstheater