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Where Have All the Teachers Gone?

Every year, as August slouches toward September, public schools around the country resume classes--and bemoan the difficulty of finding enough teachers:<p><i>The New York Times</i> proclaimed "Teacher Shortages Spur a Nationwide Hiring Scramble," reporting that one North Carolina district was unable to fill …

First Nighter: The Royal Shakespeare Company's Outstanding "Othello" is Screened

About that embroidered handkerchief so crucial to Othello's undoing in the William Shakespeare tragedy that takes his name: When it's too late, Desdemona's loyal attendant Emilia (Ayesha Dharker) says of her mistress and the item: "She let it drop."<p>This isn't so, however, in Iqbal Khan's powerful …

Chicago Theater Review: ‘The Tempest,’ with Magic by Teller

<b>Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s spectacle-oriented production of “The Tempest,” seen in prior versions at American Repertory Theater and a couple of</b> …

Play On! - Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Shakespeare’s Plays to be Translated into Modern English

Bad news for Shakespeare purists, good news for struggling English students: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival recently announced a project called …

Why Are They Translating Shakespeare?

<i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reports that the Oregon Shakespeare Company is doing translations of all of Shakespeare's plays to make them more comprehensible. Why? According to a Columbia University professor, because:<p>Most educated people are uncomfortable admitting that Shakespeare's language often …

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AM980 News (CFPL AM)

July 1, 2018 8:11 pm<p>Ensaf Haidar said she was concerned by the rise of Islamist groups looking to force girls and women to wear the burqa and niqab. …

The Epic of Gilgamesh grows by 20 lines

The Epic of Gilgamesh just got more epic. A recent find of a stone tablet dating back to the neo-Babylonian period (2000-1500 BCE) has added 20 new …

A Picture Really Is Worth A Thousand Words: The Illustrations of John Holcroft

John Holcroft's work resonated with me immediately. I like art that tries to disturb and disrupt. Holcroft's illustrations would literally reach out and grab you and shake you were they given arms. Without them, they still do this, albeit more figuratively. These brilliant illustrations are like a …

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