February 27, 2006
Director of Media Relations

AMHERST, Mass.—Shakespearean scholar Margreta de Grazia of the University of Pennsylvania will speak on “Hamlet Without Hamlet” at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 16, in the Babbott Room in the Octagon at Amherst College. Sponsored by the English Department at Amherst College and the Eastman Fund, de Grazia’s talk is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served after the talk.

Among the world’s leading scholars on the editing of Shakespeare, de Grazia is the Joseph B. Glossberg Term Professor in the Humanities at the University of Pennsylvania. Her work interweaves literary study with expertise in history and philosophy. De Grazia is the author of the influential Shakespeare Verbatim (1991) and co-editor of Subject and Object in Renaissance Culture (1996) and The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare (2001). “Hamlet” Without Hamlet is also the title of her new book, forthcoming from Oxford University Press.