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Shakespeare’s The Tragedie of Macbeth

One-hour Lecture and Q&A

2024-04-28 14:00:00 2024-04-28 15:15:00 America/Indiana/Indianapolis Shakespeare’s The Tragedie of Macbeth Lecture and Q&A exploring gender roles, guilt, and elements of the supernatural in William Shakespeare’s "Macbeth." This one-hour lecture is part of the Culture, History, and Society: Shakespeare program. Central Library -

Sunday, April 28
2:00pm - 3:15pm

Add to Calendar 2024-04-28 14:00:00 2024-04-28 15:15:00 America/Indiana/Indianapolis Shakespeare’s The Tragedie of Macbeth Lecture and Q&A exploring gender roles, guilt, and elements of the supernatural in William Shakespeare’s "Macbeth." This one-hour lecture is part of the Culture, History, and Society: Shakespeare program. Central Library -

Lecture and Q&A exploring gender roles, guilt, and elements of the supernatural in William Shakespeare’s "Macbeth." This one-hour lecture is part of the Culture, History, and Society: Shakespeare program.

Culture, History, and Society: Shakespeare—Join us in person at Central Library for a one-hour lecture and Q&A to explore how the themes of gender roles, guilt, and supernatural elements were used in Shakespeare’s Macbeth, making it one of the Bard's most popular and culturally relevant plays to date. Indianapolis-based English teacher Nikia Garland will discuss her approach to teaching “The Scottish Play.” Register now.

Learning Outcomes
• Identify gender roles in the play and understand how they are both explored and disrupted.
• Analyze how the theme of guilt reveals itself and impacts the main characters throughout the play.
• Identify how the influence of supernatural forces helped lead to Macbeth’s tragic downfall.

Digital Indy: Eighth Report of the Public Library (1888-1892) - Gift of the Second and Fourth Shakespeare Folios
Digital Indy: IndyPL Annual Report 1960s (1960-1969) - Shakespeare's Four Hundredth Anniversary
Encyclopedia of Indianapolis: Arts and Culture Atlas
Indianapolis Monthly (July 2022): Beats and the Bard (Library Card Required)
Fine Printing Collection (IndyPL)
- Second Folio (1632) 
- Fourth Folio (1685)

Contact: Montoya Barker, Special Collections Librarian

Central Library

Phone: 317-275-4100

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As the hub of the Indianapolis Public Library system, Central Library showcases renowned architecture and services. The original 1917 building, designed by Paul Cret and constructed of Indiana limestone in the Greek Doric style, was considered one of the most outstanding secular buildings in the U.S. Its six-story glass and steel-framed addition, designed by Evans Woollen, opened in 2007.

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