Nora J. Williams
Nora J. Williams is a PhD Candidate in early modern drama, and is currently on the job market. She's also a teacher, actor, director, and singer, sometimes all at once. She likes Shakespeare, but doesn't like, like him.
Following the controversy around the Public’s Shakespeare in the Park Julius Caesar production, Nora Williams provides a parallel story about a play that was censored and caused the Globe to be shut down in 1624 because it depicted living monarchs unfavorably.
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Renaissance scholar Nora J. Williams discusses the #Shakespeare400 celebrations, and the myth that Shakespeare is the “greatest playwright” in the English language.