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Shakespeare Across Subject Areas: Getting Started

HACC Lancaster Humanities Symposium Theme for 2017: "Shaking Out Shakespeare"

Theme for the 2017 Symposium:

The theme for this spring's Lancaster Campus Humanities Symposium was "Shaking Out Shakespeare." During 2016 and into 2017, the world has been celebrating the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death (April 23, 1616). There have been numerous events around the globe to mark this anniversary, including the Folger Shakespeare Library's loaning out of original copies of Shakepeare's First Folio to libraries which applied to host the historic exhibition. One copy was on display locally at Elizabethtown College's High Library.

HACC Lancaster followed up this special anniversary year with it's 3-day Symposium featuring talks and activities that explore Shakespeare's works and their influence both during his time, and continuing into the present and future. This guide provides links to information and resources about Shakespeare's impact on our lives across subject areas, which we hope will be useful long after the last Symposium presentations end.


Key Information for the Symposium: 

  • ​When: April 11 - April 13, 2017
  • Where: HACC Lancaster Campus, East Building Rm. 203
  • Who: HACC students, faculty, staff, visitors, and community members attended

Schedule of Events:

Folger Shakespeare Library

Contact Information

Get Involved!

For more information about how to get involved with the Lancaster Campus 2017 Humanities Symposium by either assisting with or attending symposium activities, contact one of the following faculty members:

Drawing of Shakespeare

Black & White Drawing of Shakespeare's Head

Photo by Tony Netone on Flickr at https://flic.kr/p/56xN24 of a black and white drawing of Shakespeare.
(CC BY 2.0 License)

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