Geske Lecture on Shakespeare on the plains Feb. 21
Felicia Londre, an expert in the theatrics of Shakespeare, will deliver the Norman and Jane Geske Lectureship in the history of the arts 7 p.m. Feb. 21 in the Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery. Her topic is Much ado about Shakespeare on Midwestern Frontier Stages.
Londre is curators' professor of theatre at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. She is honorary co-founder of the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival and dramaturg for Nebraska Shakespeare Festival. In 2001 she was named Outstanding Teacher of Theatre in Higher Education, elected to the National Theatre Conference and inducted into the College of Fellows of the American Theatre.
A graduate of Lincoln High School, she was graduated from the University of Montana with a B.A., and earned a master's degree from the University of Washington and her doctoral degree from the University of Wisconsin. She also was a Fulbright scholar at the Universite de Caen.
She is the author of 10 books and more than 50 scholarly articles.
Geske lectures were established in 1995. This lecture is presented by the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts.