Category: Shakespeare

  • Special Collections Hours December 2022-January 2023

    Posted on Dec 5th

    Please note our reading room hours for Special Collections during December 2022 and January 2023: • Through December 22 (normal hours). Open Monday-Friday 9 […]

  • Sit Down With a Book Printed in 1623

    Posted on Nov 22nd

    Have you seen the First Folio on display at the Chazen Museum of Art or the exhibit on “The Globe/Global in Shakespeare’s Time” […]

  • Second, Third, and Fourth Folios of Shakespeare’s Plays

    Posted on Nov 2nd

    Once you’ve seen the First Folio exhibition at the Chazen Museum of Art (opening on November 3 as part of Shakespeare in […]

  • “Double, Double Toil and Trouble” — A Few of Shakespeare’s Witches

    Posted on Oct 31st

    As anticipation builds for the opening later this week of the First Folio exhibition at the Chazen Museum of Art on campus, […]

  • Shakespeare’s Global Reach

    Posted on Apr 20th

    We celebrate this week’s campus kickoff of Shakespeare in Wisconsin 2016 with a page from a travel narrative by Anna Birge, part […]

  • Shakespeare in Wisconsin 2016

    Posted on Apr 8th

    In concert with the celebration of Shakespeare in Wisconsin 2016, we are pleased to announce that our copy of Shakespeare’s Second Folio is now available […]

  • As Viewed from a Book Truck: Holding History

    Posted on Nov 10th

    We hosted a scaled-down version of the Holding History series in Special Collections during Anthony Grafton’s recent visit to Madison. Grafton, Henry Putnam University […]

  • Digitizing the Second Folio

    Posted on Sep 23rd

    The process of digitizing our copy of Shakespeare’s Second Folio is underway, in anticipation of all the events, on campus and further […]

  • Holding History Kickoff Event

    Posted on Aug 12th

    We were delighted to welcome the July 21 kickoff Holding History event, which brought together campus and community partners and library donors with […]

  • Celebrating Shakespeare’s Birthday

    Posted on Apr 23rd

    On this, Shakespeare’s birthday, we celebrate as well the depth of the Peter Pauper Press Collection in the Department of Special Collections, […]