Drama, Music and Screen
School of Arts

Distinguished Drama Lecture 2012

Professor Shormishtha Panja (University of Delhi):

'Vishal Bhardwaj's Shakespeare on Film: Questions of Generic and Cultural Exchange'

Shormishtha Panja  

The Department of Drama and Music is delighted to host Professor Shormistha Panja, Head of English at the University of Delhi and President of the Shakespeare Society of India, who will speak on recent Indian film adaptations and appropriations by award-winning Bollywood director Vishal Bhardwaj of two of Shakespeare's greatest tragedies: Othello and Macbeth

Professor Panja has lectured and taught extensively in India, Europe, and the United States of America and has published numerous critically acclaimed studies in the areas of Shakespeare and Renaissance Drama, Postcolonial Literatures, Visual Culture, and Feminism and Gender Studies.

Monday 19 March 2012

from 12:30 - 14:00


Donald Roy Theatre

Gulbenkian Centre

University of Hull


Enquiries: Dr Christian M. Billing,

Department of Drama and Music (Drama)


+44 (0)1482 465 972

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