400 years after his death, Shakespeare still delights an audience. Many people can recite a line or two or twenty off the top of their heads—but the man himself remains a mystery. Professor Anatoly Liberman joined MPR News host Kerri Miller to discuss the little-known life of the Bard, his ear for language and his storied sonnets.
University of Minnesota professors, in partnership with the Rachel Carson Center (RCC) and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) brought graduate students from seven different areas of study together to explore interdisciplinary practices of ecocriticism in the seminar course Transatlantic Environmental Humanities. Graduate students in this seminar participated in dialogues with peers and scholars abroad that has inspired new research projects and created opportunities beyond the classroom.