Events & Exhibits - Fall 2002
Commonwealth Speaker Dr. Joyce
E. Henry, Emerita Professor of Theater, Ursinus College, will present
a Pennsylvania Humanities Council (PHC) program titled "Shakespeare's
Women: At Every Stage." The event is co-sponsored by The Weinberg Memorial
Library and the Scranton Historical Society.
Dr. Joyce explores Shakespeare's
women by using clues available in the plays and drawing from Shakespeare's
deep insights. Shakespeare's female characters range from love-obsessed
adolescents to middle-aged wo
rld rulers. Dr. Joyce will perform and examine
the speeches of such characters as Desdemona, Kate, and Cleopatra.
The presentation is sponsored
by a grant from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. It
is free-of-charge and open to the public. Come join us for the presentation
on 16 October 2002 at 7:30 p.m. in 228 Brennan, 2nd floor auditorium.
For more information, please call th
e Library Director's Office at 570-941-7816.
Commonwealth Speaker Joyce Henry will present "Shakespeare's
Women: At Every Stage"