Shakespeare scholar speaks today at KU

Marjorie Garber, the William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of English at Harvard University, will deliver the 2006 Richard Gunn Memorial Lecture at 8 p.m. today at Kansas University.

The lecture, "Bartlett's Familiar Shakespeare: The Pleasures and Pitfalls of Quotation," will be given in the Kansas Room of the Kansas Union. A reception will follow in the Malott Room.

Garber is a distinguished Shakespeare scholar. Her recent book, "Shakespeare After All," was among Newsweek's 10 best nonfiction books for 2004. Garber also received the 2005 Christian Gauss Award for literary scholarship and criticism. She is chair of Harvard's Department of Visual and Environmental Studies and directs Harvard's Humanities Center.

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