Castles and Stratford!

Need I say more? It has been my dream since I was a small girl to visit amazing castles. I read about them, drew pictures of them, studied them, and now? I have been to not one castle but three! Two of them I visited with my Shakespeare in England course — Warwick Castle and Kenilworth…

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Seriously Shakespeare

Quickly, while I have a moment, let me tell you more about my week in Stratford, England. Since you last heard from me, I had seen three Shakespeare productions: “The Taming of the Shrew,” “Hamlet” and “As You Like It.” “Hamlet” is my favorite Shakespearean work of all time, so this has been my favorite…

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Cheers!

Means “thank you,” which I had no idea until I heard it about 75 times during my first day in Stratford. This trip is amazing, though I must admit it was rough goings at first, running on no sleep and what have you for what felt like years and then crashing. So far, we have…

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Off we go!

Let the final spring term commence. After three days back on campus and a billion (or so it would seem) hours spent reading Shakespeare aloud, we are less than two hours from taking off for England. I have never been so excited in my life. I feel like I am going to be so happy…

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Behind the scenes

As part of my preparation to join my 2013 Shakespeare in England classmates across the pond, our professors recommended that we get to know the theater set-up a little bit. For most of us, that’s a done deal. Being involved in previous theater productions both on campus and off, as well as taking courses on the…

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Shakespearian Opportunity

In case you hadn’t noticed – I really and truly love life at Hanover College and it seems to just continually get better. I am pretty sure I have written about the Spring Term courses that take Hanover students and professors to different countries to study for a few weeks. But this year is a…

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