2018 – I. International Shakespeare Festival in Turkey

I. INTERNATIONAL SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL

PROMETHEUS OF WORLD LITERATURE HONORS TURKEY

 

20-30 April 2018
Isparta, Turkey

 

4 venues, 10 days, 30+ events…

A unique event not to be missed! Come and join us…

The first Shakespeare Festival in Turkey under the auspices of Suleyman Demirel University and Isparta Municipality. Plays, poetry readings and lectures in both Turkish and English will enable you to savour the delights of these great works. The staff and students of SDU assisted by a number of eminent international figures will present the words and ideas of the Bard for your appreciation and enjoyment. In addition to performances and presentations Shakespeare’s plays and poetry, the festival also includes live talks and discussions involving a number of world-renowned scholars. We look forward to enjoying the pleasure of your company.

 

Honorary Organizing Committee
Mustafa KURT, General Director of Turkish State Theaters
Murat KARAHAN, General Director of Turkish State Opera and Ballet
Prof. Ilker Huseyin ÇARIKÇI, Rector, Suleyman Demirel University
Yusuf Ziya GÜNAYDIN, Mayor of Isparta
İrfan Veli KAYACAN, Director of Cultural and Social Affairs, Isparta Municipality
Prof. Mehmet GÜRDAL, Dean, Faculty of Science and Letters, Suleyman Demirel University
Prof. Peter S. DONALDSON, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Prof. Sir Stanley WELLS, Honorary President of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
Dr. Paul EDMONDSON, Head of Learning and Research at The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust and Honorary Fellow

 

Festival co-chairs
Prof. Ömer ŞEKERCİ, Suleyman Demirel University, Turkey
Dr. İlker ÖZÇELİK, Suleyman Demirel University, Turkey

 

Organizing Committee
Hüseynağa RZAYEV, Süleyman Demirel University, Turkey
Betüre MEMMEDOVA, Süleyman Demirel University, Turkey
Philip GLOVER, Süleyman Demirel University, Turkey
Yasemen KİRİŞ YATAĞAN, Süleyman Demirel University, Turkey
İlhan Yadigar KILAVUZ, Süleyman Demirel University, Turkey
Gözde ERSOY, Süleyman Demirel University, Turkey
Yeşim Sultan AKBAY, Süleyman Demirel University, Turkey
Elif AKTÜRK, Süleyman Demirel University, Turkey
Süleyman SARIKAYA, Suleyman Demirel University, Turkey
Süleyman CİHAN, Suleyman Demirel University, Turkey
Nil ÜNLÜ AYÇİL , Suleyman Demirel University, Turkey
Müşerref ÖZTÜRK ÇETİNDOĞAN, Suleyman Demirel University
Serap ÜNAL, Süleyman Demirel University, Turkey
Mehmet Ali ÇELİKEL, Pamukkale University, Turkey
Arda ARIKAN, Akdeniz University, Turkey
Mustafa CANER, Akdeniz University, Turkey
Müjde DEMİRAY, Ardahan University, Turkey
Recai ER, Boğaziçi University, Turkey
Selçuk ŞENTÜRK, University of Leicester, UK
Bülent AYYILDIZ, Ankara University, Turkey
Çağrı MENTEŞ, Wordman Publishing, Turkey
Murat ÖZTÜRK, Wordman Publishing, Turkey

 

Advisory Board
Jerzy Limon, Director of European Shakespeare Festivals Network
Tom Bird, Executive Director at York Theatre, Former Executive Producer at the Globe & Director of Globe to Globe Festival
Joanna Śniezko-Misterek, Executive Director, ESFN
Sir Stanley Wells, Honorary President of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
Paul Edmondson, Head of Learning and Research at The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust and Honorary Fellow
Peter Donaldson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Stephen Greenblatt, Harvard University
Özdemir Nutku, critic, director, dramaturg
Hulya Nutku, Dokuz Eylül University
Doğan Hızlan, columnist
Fatma Rezzan Silkü, Ege University, Turkey
İbrahim Yerebakan, Recep Tayyip Erdogan University
Mehmet Takkac, Ataturk University
Mehmet Ali Celikel, Pamukkale University
Oya Buyukyavuz, Suleyman Demirel University
Nazlı Baykal, Suleyman Demirel University
Azize Tan, Başka Sinema
Gokce Ozler, Director of Bursa Regional State Symphony Orchestra
Tolga Yeter, Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Theatre
Mehmet Ozgur, Antalya Metropolitan Municipality Theatre
Gizem Kutlu, Antalya Metropolitan Municipality Theatre
Kemal Basar, Tiyatro Keyfi
Bulent Emin Yarar, Turkish State Theaters
Serap Unal, Suleyman Demirel University
Mehmet Özcan, Mehmet Akif Ersoy University
Mustafa Sevik, Mehmet Akif Ersoy University
Ferit Kılıçkaya, Mehmet Akif Ersoy University
Marla Bielak, Pila University, Poland
Selcuk Senturk, University of Leicester
Indra Karapetjana, University of Latvia, Latvia
Karla Simcikova, University of Ostrava, the Czech Republic
Ingrida Egle Zindziuveiene, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania
İsmail Hakkı Mirici, Near East University, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
H. Sezgi Saraç, Akdeniz University, Turkey
Mustafa Caner, Akdeniz University, Turkey
Hüseyin Kafes, Akdeniz University, Turkey
Mehmet Takkaç, Atatürk University, Turkey,
Arif Sarıçoban, Selçuk University, Turkey
Ibrahim Yerebakan, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University, Turkey
Mihai Cosoveanu, University of Craiova, Romania,
Lukasz Marczak, Stanislaw Staszic State School, Poland
Stephen Guth, Universitat Bern, Switzerland
Fredricka L. Stoller, Northern Arizona University, the USA
David, L. Holmes, The College of New Jersey, the USA
Önder Çakırtaş, Bingol University
Ahmed Bedu, University of Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria
Ayad Khanaf, The College of Arts, Iraqi University, Iraq
Hind Moayad, University of Anbar, Iraq

 

Keynote Speakers

Mustafa KURT

Murat KARAHAN

Tom BIRD

Stanley WELLS

Peter S. DONALDSON

Paul EDMONDSON

Stephen GREENBLATT

Özdemir NUTKU

Hülya NUTKU

Hüseynaga RZAYEV

Gülşah ÖZDEMİR KORYÜREK

Betüre MEMMEDOVA

Korhan KORYÜREK

Bülent Emin YARAR

 

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