Shakespeare's Strong Women -- 2017 Faculty Distinguished Lecture

Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location: Jones Auditorium


Garry Walton, Ph.D., Dean of the School of Arts and Humanities and Professor of English, will present Meredith's 2017 Faculty Distinguished Lecture. His topic is "Shakespeare’s Strong Women.”

Attendance at the presentation qualifies as an Academic/Cultural Event in General Education.

Walton has taught at Meredith College for 30 years.  He has taught courses in Composition, British literature, Milton, Shakespeare, Literary criticism and research; he has also directed undergraduate research projects on the King James Bible, Faulkner, Milton, and Shakespearean stage productions. At Meredith he has served as director of the Honors program, head of the Department of English, dean of the School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, and now serves as dean of the School of the Arts and Humanities.  He has participated in workshops and seminars sponsored by the Shakespeare Institute of the University of Birmingham in the UK,  and the Folger Institute in Washington, D.C. Previously he served as assistant to the provost at the University of Virginia. Walton holds undergraduate, master's, and doctoral degrees from the University of Virginia.

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