‘Shakespeare, Dreams, and Politics’ Topic of April 7 Grauel Lecture

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo.,

April 5, 2010 – “Shakespeare, Dreams, and Politics” will be the topic of the Annual H.O. Grauel Lecture at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 7, in Kem Statuary Hall in the Wehking Alumni Center.

Dr. Carol Levin, the Willa Cather Professor of History and Director of the Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program at the University of Nebraska, will present the lecture, which is sponsored by the Southeast Missouri State University Department of English. Following the lecture, a reception with refreshments will be held. The event is free and open to the public.

Levin’s books include The Heart and Stomach of a King: Elizabeth I and the Politics of Sex and Power; The Reign of Elizabeth I; and Dreaming the English Renaissance. She has co-authored with John Watkins Shakespeare’s Foreign Worlds.

For more information, contact Dr. Stephanie Chamberlain at (573) 651-2619.