Upcoming lectures and those in the recent past.

Stephen Greenblatt travels the globe giving lectures focused on Shakespeare, literature, and the humanities. Click available links for more information.


November 14 Boston Athenæum, Boston, Massachusetts

November 1 Writers in the Loft, Portsmouth, New Hampshire

October 28 Boston Book Festival, Boston, Massachusetts

September 28 Live from the NYPL, New York City, New York

September 22 An Evening with the Holberg PrizeThe American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Cambridge, Massachusetts

September 18 "The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve" book release event, Harvard Book Store, Cambridge, Massachusetts

May 12 The Canada Milton Seminar, Toronto

May 8 The Shakespeare Society, New York City 

May 5 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

March 30 – Harvard Institute for Learning in Retirement, Harvard University

March 26 Temple Emanuel, Newton, Massachusetts 

February 16 – London Shakespeare Centre, King's College, London

January 5 – Holy Trinity Armenian Church, Cambridge, Massachusetts 


December 3 Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, Massachusetts

August 2 World Shakespeare Congress, London 

April 27 – Distinguished Thinkers Program, Newhouse Center for the Humanities, Wellesley College

April 25 – Folger Institute, Washington, DC

April 13 "Memoria di Roma" Roman Shakespeare Conference, Rome, Italy 

March 31 – The Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America, Boston, Massachusetts

March 24 – Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff

March 22 – Congregation Kehillath Israel, Brookline, Massachusetts


November 12 – University of Delaware

October 19 – Humanitas Visiting Professorship in Museums, Galleries and Libraries, University of Oxford

October 14 Rosamond Gifford Lecture Series, Syracuse, New York

September 5 A Conference in Honor of Thomas Laqueur, University of California Berkeley 

May 18 – Mosse Lecture Series, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany

May 14 – University of Chicacgo, Illinois

April 30 New York University, New York City

April 23 – Loyola University, Baltimore Maryland 

April 18 – Shakespeare as Global Cultural Heritage, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

March 12 – Spence School, New York City, New York


November 13 – University of Nevada, Las Vegas

October 30 – University of Rochester, Rochester, New York

June 5 – J. Paul Getty Museum (Getty Villa), Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, California 

May 27 – Royal Danish Academy, Copenhagen, Denmark

May 23 – Central European University, Budapest, Hungary

April 17 – University of Virginia’s College at Wise

April 13 – Boston Public Library Literary Lights Dinner, Boston, Massachusetts

April 10 – United States Military Academy, West Point, New York

March 25 – Cambridge Public Library, Cambridge, Massachusetts

March 18 – Arizona State University

March 4 – Lexington Community Education, Lexington, Massachusetts

January 27 – Arnold Arboretum, Boston, Massachusetts


November 20 – American Academy in Rome, New York City

November 13 – Ithaca College

October 23 – Claremont McKenna College

July 5 – National Taiwan University

May 27 – Berlin-Dahlem Humanities Center

May 15 – Goethe University Frankfurt

March 7 – Deschutes Public Library, Bend, Oregon

March 5 – Literary Arts, Portland, Oregon

March 4 – Seattle Arts & Lectures


November 1 – Hans Christian Andersen Academy Lecture, University of Southern Denmark