Conference Programme "Shakespeare-Tage" 2008

Shakespeares Food: Stage and Banquet

Programme

Thursday, 24 April 2008

16:30 h

Conference Opening

Andreas Höfele, Munich, President of the Deutsche Shakespeare Gesellschaft

Greetings

Klaus Bachler, Artistic Director of the Burgtheater
Prof. Dr. Arthur Mettinger, Vice Chancellor, University of Vienna
TBA: City of Vienna

Venue: Burgtheater

afterwards

Keynote Lecture
Daniel Kehlmann (Vienna)

"Fünf Faden tief"

Venue: Burgtheater

20:00 – 22:45 h

William Shakespeare

Measure for Measure

Director: Karin Beier

Venue: Burgtheater

afterwards         

Discussion of the Production

Chair of Discussion: Ute Canaris and Susanne Meister

Venue: 2nd Foyer of the Vienna Burgtheater

Friday, 25 April 2008

9:30 – 10:30 h

Lecture (in English)
Michael Dobson (Birkbeck College, University of London)

"Lawful as Eating: Food in Shakespearean Performance."
Introduction and Chair of Discussion: Balz Engler

Venue: Ballroom of the Main Building, University of Vienna, Dr.-Karl-Lueger-Ring 1

11:00 – 12:00 h

Lecture (in German)
Gerhard Neumann (University of Munich)

"Das Essen und die Literatur. Aspekte eines Kulturthemas."
Introduction and Chair of Discussion: Michael Knoche

Venue: Ballroom of the Main Building, University of Vienna, Dr.-Karl-Lueger-Ring 1

14:00 – 15:00 h

Lecture (in English)
Nicola Watson (Open University, Großbritannien)

"A Taste of History: Shakespeare and Culinary Tourism."
Introduction and Chair of Discussion: Dieter Fuchs

Venue: Ballroom of the Main Building, University of Vienna, Dr.-Karl-Lueger-Ring 1

15:30 – 16:30 h

Lecture (in German)
Tobias Döring (University of Munich)

"Dinner for One: Sir Toby bittet zu Tisch."
Introduction and Chair of Discussion: Sabine Schülting

Venue: Ballroom of the Main Building, University of Vienna, Dr.-Karl-Lueger-Ring 1

19:00 – 20:15 h

William Shakespeare

The Tempest

Director: Barbara Frey

Venue: Akademietheater, Lisztstraße 1

  • Tram Lines 1 and D, Stop: Schwarzenbergplatz
  • Underground Railway: U4, Stop: Stadtpark

21:00 h

Shakespeare-Banquet and Reception by the Mayor of Vienna

Venue: Wiener Rathauskeller, Rathausplatz 1

  • Tram Lines 1,2,D, Stop: Burgtheater

Saturday, 26 April 2008

9:30 – 10:30 h

Lecture (in German)
Ludwig Schnauder (University of Vienna)

"The Bard and the Burg: Der Wiener Shakespeare-Zyklus."
Introduction and Chair of Discussion: Stefanie Watzka

Venue: Ballroom of the Main Building, University of Vienna, Dr.-Karl-Lueger-Ring 1

11:00 – 12:00 h

Lecture (in English)
Joan Fitzpatrick (Loughborough University,  Großbritannien)

"Apricots, Butter and Capons: A Shakespearean Lexicon of Food."
Introduction and Chair of Discussion: Ingeborg Boltz

Venue: Ballroom of the Main Building, University of Vienna, Dr.-Karl-Lueger-Ring 1

12:30 – 13:30 h

Discussion of the Production of The Tempest

attended by members of the production
Chair of Discussion: Ute Canaris und Joachim Lux

Venue: Ballroom of the Main Building, University of Vienna, Dr.-Karl-Lueger-Ring 1
14:00 – 17:00 h

Academic Seminar

"Shakespearean Foodways: Feasting, Fasting, Playing and Digesting."
Contributors: Joo Young Dittmann, Christian Frobenius, Isabel Karremann, Enno Ruge, Yuk Sunny Tien, Birgit Walkenhorst.
Chair of Discussion: Tobias Döring und Susanne Rupp

Venue: Lecture room (UR) at the "Institut für Anglistik & Amerikanistik", University Campus AAKH Hof 8, Spitalgasse 2-4

  • approx. 10-15 min by foot from the Main Building; please refer to the map displayed at the conference office
14:30 – 17:30h

Workshop for Teachers and Theatre-Enthusiasts
Charlotte Tracht/Florian Schwartz (Munich)

"Shakespeare zum Probieren – eine improvisierte Zwischenmahlzeit mit Tafelmusik."
Introduction/Chair: Vanessa Schormann, Roland Petersohn

Venue: University of Vienna, Main Building, Minor Ballroom

18:00 – 22:15h

William Shakespeare

King Lear

Director: Luc Bondy

Venue: Burgtheater

afterwards

Discussion of the Production

Chair of Discussion: Norbert Greiner and Sebastian Huber

Venue: 2nd Foyer of the Vienna Burgtheaters

Sunday, 27 April 2008

9:00 – 10:30 h

General Meeting
Election of Board of Directors and Treasurer

Venue: Akademietheater

11:00 h

Sunday Matinee
Awarding of the Martin-Lehnert-Price 2008

Lecture (in English)
Peter Holland (University of Notre Dame, USA)

"Staging Food in Shakespeare."
Introduction: Andreas Höfele

Venue: Akademietheater