Shakespeare Matters – a free online course from AdelaideX
Hosted on the edX platform, Shakespeare Matters is a free 5-week online course on the relevance of Shakespeare in today’s society. The course focuses on the emotions of love, hate and jealousy in Hamlet, Othello, The Winter’s Tale, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and King Henry V.
In this introductory course, you will learn how Shakespeare uses emotion in his plays, how his characters experience and manipulate emotions, and how the emotional resonance of the plays makes them powerfully relevant to the modern world.
When does it start?
The course launches on the 14th December 2017 and goes for 5 weeks. Learners should spend 2-3 hours per week.
Who can enrol?
Shakespeare Matters is open to anyone globally.
How do I enrol?
Enrol by going to the edX website and registering your details. This will give you access to the portal where you can start the course as of the 14th December 2017.
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