Shakespeare expert James Shapiro takes an informal and informed approach to looking at the great man of letters. In conversation with Bell Shakespeare Associate Director James Evans, James Shapiro explains why Shakespeare has so much to offer the current generation. Come prepared with questions of your own for this lively session.

Related links: English, History, Drama

Supported by NSW Education Standards Authority.

Jamila Rizvi (Australian)

Jamila is author of the bestselling Not Just Lucky, a career manifesto for millennial women, and The Motherhood, an anthology of letters about life with a newborn. She is Editor-at-Large of the Nine Network’s Future Women, a regular commentator on The Project, Today, The Drum, Q&A, an occasional host on ABC Melbourne radio and co-founder of the popular event series Tea with Jam and Clare. In 2015 she was named as one of Australia’s 100 Women of Influence by The Australian Financial Review. Prior to entering the media Jamila worked in politics for Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and Minister for Women, Kate Ellis.