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Teaching Anti-Racist Shakespeare

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Teaching Anti-Racist Shakespeare 18 June 2021

Teachers, advisers and colleagues from schools and colleges across the UK and around the world, are invited to join us virtually for the final event of our Annual Teachers and Advisers CPD week running from 14 - 18 June 2021.

This event will be delivered by a Globe Education Practitioner from Shakespeare’s Globe. Whilst being a world-renowned theatre, The Globe also provides resources for schools and CPD support for teachers.

In this session, you'll have the opportunity to engage in a practical workshop that tackles the conversation of anti-racism through Shakespeare. See the full programme details below.


3.30pm - Welcome to the University of Essex

How teachers and support staff can engage with Essex’s schools and colleges liaison activity.

3.45pm - Teaching Anti-Racist Shakespeare

Learn new skills to build an anti-racist approach to teaching Shakespeare in the classroom.

A practical and interactive workshop, designed for Secondary English and Drama teachers that draws on Othello and The Merchant of Venice. The plays will be examined through the lens of anti-racism and the outsider and look at how we can identify parallel occurrences in contemporary society. The workshop will be delivered by an experienced Globe Education Practitioner.

5.30pm - Final thoughts

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Bookings for this event are now open. Please be aware that there are limited spaces for this workshop. To book your place please complete the form below.

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Rebecca Keeble