William Shakespeare

Shakespeare celebrated at JKKNIU

Marking 452nd birth anniversary and 400th death anniversary of William Shakespeare, a daylong festival was held on the campus of Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University (JKKNIU) in Mymensingh this past week.

April 23, 2022
April 23, 2022

Shakespeare—Our Contemporary in the Time of Coronavirus?

The question was already raised by some: Did Shakespeare write mainly for children? So-called "pop" Shakespeare criticism answered that question in the affirmative. 

April 30, 2016
April 30, 2016

Shakespeare celebrated at JKKNIU

Marking 452nd birth anniversary and 400th death anniversary of William Shakespeare, a daylong festival was held on the campus of Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University (JKKNIU) in Mymensingh this past week.

March 27, 2016
March 27, 2016

Shakespeare’s skull: New chapter in hunt for missing head

After documentary reveals Shakespeare's resting place has been disturbed and proves a mystery skull thought to be his is actually that of a woman, new theories about what happened to Shakespeare's head are beginning to emerge.

October 22, 2015
October 22, 2015

Snake 'not guilty of killing Cleopatra'

The University of Manchester academics rejects the story that Cleopatra, ancient queen of Egypt, was killed by a snake bite as "impossible".

August 9, 2015
August 9, 2015

Benedict Cumberbatch asks fans not to film Hamlet

Actor Benedict Cumberbatch pleads with fans outside the Barbican theatre in London not to film his stage performance of Shakespeare's Hamlet.

June 30, 2015
June 30, 2015

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre coming to Dhaka

In celebration of William Shakespeare's 450th birth anniversary, William Shakespeare's Globe Theatre will stage its much-acclaimed production “Hamlet” in Dhaka.