Seminar: “Shakespeare, The Winter’s Tale,”with Michael Allen

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Feb 27, 2016


10:30 am - 12:30 pm


UCLA Law School Building, Room 2326 (Faculty Library)
385 Charles E. Young Drive
Los Angeles

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UCLA Law School Building, Room 2326 (Faculty Library)

Event Description


In addition to this seminar, Michael Allen will be giving a lecture on February 25 entitled “The Prince, the Fat Man and the Staff: On Shakespeare’s Henry IV Parts I and II.” For more information on this seminar, please visit the event page.


Registration for the seminar is free and open to the public. However, because capacity is limited, advance enrollment is necessary. This will be done primarily on a first come, first served basis. Readings will be distributed in advance to participants, who will be expected to read them and participate actively in the discussion. A pizza lunch will be delivered at the end of the seminar. To enroll, please email Professor Daniel Lowenstein at


Michael Allen is a Distinguished Professor at the University of California, Los Angeles. Professor Allen’s teaching focus is the range of English literature from the Anglo-Saxons to Milton, and especially Chaucer and Shakespeare. His research focuses on the philosophical, theological, magical, and mythological issues explored by the fifteenth century Italian Platonists Marsilio Ficino and Pico della Mirandola. Professor Allen is also an adjunct member of UCLA’s Department of Italian. Most recently, Professor Allen was the recipient of the Renaissance Society of America’s Paul Oskar Kristeller Lifetime Achievement Award in 2015.