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SLC hosts discussion on Shakespeare’s ‘First Folio’

Posted On October 21, 2016

MANITOWOC, Wis. — The Silver Lake College English Department will host a discussion titled, “Shakespeare’s ‘First Folio’ Visits Wisconsin” on Nov. 2 from 12:15-12:45 p.m. in the Heritage Room inside Main Hall on campus, 2406 S. Alverno Road.

Albert Sears headshot.jpgPart of the English department’s SLC Salon series, the discussion will be facilitated by English professor Albert Sears and students Alex Brendemuehl, Angela Dvorak and Sister Maddy Takyala. The discussion is free and open to the public.

The “First Folio” refers to a 1623 publication in which 18 of Shakespeare’s plays were printed for the first time. According to Folger Shakespeare Library, about 235 of the 750 copies of the First Folio remain today. The Folger collection is home to 82 of these copies, and this year the First Folio will visit all 50 states, Washington D.C., and Puerto Rico. The First Folio will be on view at the Chazen Museum of Art in Madison from Nov. 3 through Dec. 11.

For more information about the discussion, email Sears at albert.sears@sl.edu.