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Shall I Prepare Me for a Summer’s Day?

Alas, the wait is over and my Summer 2015 Sojourn at Shakespeare’s Globe in London is about to begin! Anyone who knows me can tell you that my feet have barely touched the ground since I found out a few months ago that I’d be taking part in The Globe’s three-week Teaching Shakespeare Through Performance program.  The program, a joint […]

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Outlander, Oprah, and the Elusive Female Epic Hero

Like many who read (and loved) even just the first book in Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander series, I’ll never forget when I first saw the TV promo advertising the recently-aired (and superbly rendered) first half of the premier season on Starz.  It was one of those moments when I wasn’t really watching TV as much as […]

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