New Books Network Podcast

New Books Network Podcast

Shakespeare’s plays enjoy a great deal of popularity across the world, yet most of us study Shakespeare’s local productions. Alexa Alice Joubin‘s Shakespeare and East Asia (Oxford 2021) addresses this gap through a wide-ranging analysis of stage and film adaptations related to Japan, South Korea, China, Singapore, Tibet, Hong Kong, Taiwan, the US and UK, including Asian American works….

New Summer Course: Shakespeare on Film

New Summer Course: Shakespeare on Film

Take a course this summer, learn to analyze films, and fulfill the Writing-in-the-Disciplines (WID) requirements!  Professor Alexa Alice Joubin is offering ENGLISH 3440W Shakespeare on Film in the first summer session (May 17 – June 23, 2021). See the course catalogue.  SPECIAL FEATURES  Films by people of color, women, and  disability / LGTBTQ-identified actors Relevance…

Professor Spotlight: Alexa Alice Joubin

Professor Spotlight: Alexa Alice Joubin

  Dr. Alexa Alice Joubin, professor of English and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at George Washington University, and founding co-director of the Digital Humanities Institute, has recently completed her latest work; Shakespeare & East Asia. This book is part of Oxford University Press’s Oxford Shakespeare Topics Series, and in it you’ll learn about Korean transgender cinema, East Asian…

Spring 2018 Upcoming Courses: Essential Shakespeare and Shakespeare, Race, and Gender

Spring 2018 Upcoming Courses: Essential Shakespeare and Shakespeare, Race, and Gender

Two Shakespeare Courses in Spring on Film and Race           Come sharpen your skills of analyzing canonical stories the society tells about itself. The world is made up of stories. Stories full of sound and fury. Great stories are often strangers at home. One of the greatest storytellers is Shakespeare. His plays…

Screening Shakespeare with Professor Alexa Alice Joubin, A New Fall 2017 Course Offering

Screening Shakespeare with Professor Alexa Alice Joubin, A New Fall 2017 Course Offering

 Screening Shakespeare (ENGL 6260) Monday, 4:10-6:00 pm Professor Alexa Alice Joubin Fall 2017 Semester Shakespeare has been screened–projected on the silver screen and filtered by various ideologies—since 1899. What critical resources might we bring to the task of interpreting performances on film, television, in digital video, and as filmed theatre pieces? This seminar examines the adaptation…

Fall 2017 Course: Shakespeare on Film with Professor Alexa Alice Joubin

Fall 2017 Course: Shakespeare on Film with Professor Alexa Alice Joubin

Shakespeare on Film (ENGL3445) Mon/Wed 12:45-2:00 pm  taught by Professor Alexa Alice Joubin,  offered this fall semester of 2017 Shakespeare’s plays have been adapted for the cinema since 1899 in multiple film genres, including silent film, film noire, Western, theatrical film, and Hollywood films.     This course examines Shakespeare’s lesser-known romance play, histories, tragedies, and comedies…