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Peggy Herring
Administrative Assistant
English, Rhetoric, & Humanistic Studies

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VMI Undergraduate Research Shakespeare Conference 2004-2005

 First Shakespeare ConferenceFirst Conference, November 12-14, 2004 

For the inaugural conference, the keynote speaker was Jim Warren, the Artistic Director and Co-Founder of Shenandoah Shakespeare.

Dr. Ralph Cohen, Executive Director and Co-Founder of Shenandoah Shakespeare, gave conferees a personal tour of the Blackfriars.

Schools that took part were Bridgewater College, Hollins University, James Madison University, Mary Baldwin College, Roanoke College, Virginia Military Institute, and Washington and Lee University.


Prizewinners for "Best Paper in Session" received a copy of Stephen Greenblatt's Will in the World, and the prizewinner for "Best Paper in Conference" received a copy of Stanley Wells' Shakespeare for All Time. All prize-winners for this inaugural conference are being published in a special section of the 2005 VMI Undergraduate Research Review. The winners in 2004 were:

Other presenters and papers: