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All events are free and open to the public.
Date Time Event Location
October 19th 3 PM Exhibit opens for public viewing Ellis Library - Colonnade
October 23rd 3:30 - 4:30 PM Presentation by Mack Jones (MU Faculty) - "To Be Or Not To Be: Shakespeare's Thematic Ambiguities" Ellis Library - Colonnade
October 24th 6 - 7 PM Presentation by Gloria Dossett (MU Graduate Student) - "Shakespeare's Garden" Ellis Library Auditorium
October 27th 2 - 3:30 PM Official opening and reception with keynote by Lois Huneycutt (MU Faculty) - "Elizabeth I and the Problem of Female Sovereignty: The Reinvention of Medieval Queenship." Period music provided by the MU Brass Quintet. Ellis Library - Room 201
October 28th 11 AM - 12 PM Pirates of the Spanish Main. Children's program presented by the Missouri Center for the Book. Come learn about 16th-century Spain and England, pirates and privateers, and Queen Elizabeth I. Intended for families and children, ages 6 and older. Registration has closed. Columbia Public Library - Program Room, Children's Area
October 30th 3:30 - 4:30 PM Presentation by Judith Clark (Stephens College Faculty) - "Reading Visual Representations of Elizabeth I" Ellis Library - Colonnade
November 1st 2 - 2:30 PM Presentation by David T. Read (MU Faculty) - "Poets and Patrons: Surviving as a Writer in the Elizabethan Era" Ellis Library - Colonnade
November 2nd 2 - 3 PM Presentation by Jim Downey (Legacy Bookbindery) - "The Art of the Book in Elizabeth's World: Design and Binding in the 16th and 17th Centuries" Ellis Library - Colonnade
November 7th 12:30 - 1:30 PM Presentation by Anne Stanton (MU Faculty) - "Portraiture during the Reign of Elizabeth I" Ellis Library - Colonnade
November 9th 2 - 3 PM Presentation by Jill Raitt (MU Faculty) - "Elizabeth, Protestant or Catholic?" Ellis Library - Colonnade
November 10th 7:30 PM "Comedy of Errors" by William Shakespeare. Directed by Gloria Dossett (MU Graduate Student). Rhynsburger Theatre
November 13th 2 - 3 PM Presentation by Joan Stack (Art Curator, The State Historical Society of Missouri) - "Fashioning Identities in Elizabethan Portraiture" Ellis Library - Colonnade
November 15th 3 - 4 PM Lecture/Recital by M. Rusty Jones (MU Faculty) - "Music of Elizabethan England" Ellis Library - Colonnade
November 16th 2 - 3 PM Presentation by Alla Barabtarlo (MU Libraries Special Collections Librarian) - "'She had manie Eyes and Ears'-- Walsingham and the Elizabethan Secret Service" Ellis Library - Colonnade
November 29th 2 PM Exhibit closes

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