Shakespeare: Othello
This playlist brings together seven courses on Shakespeare's Othello. The first few look at Othello directly, while the others provide historical, literary and cultural context.
 
What this playlist includes:
67 lectures across 7 courses.
All resources designed and delivered by university academics and researchers.
Self-marking quizzes for all lectures, as well as an end-of-topic quiz.
Reading lists, essay questions and extension activities.
Courses and Lectures
1. Shakespeare: Othello
Prof. John Lennard
Independent Scholar
1.1. Racism – 06:32
1.2. Casting Othello – 07:21
1.3. Casting Iago – 11:42
1.4. Casting Desdemona – 08:00
1.5. The Othello Music – 08:07
3. Shakespeare: Othello
Prof. Lisa Hopkins
Sheffield Hallam University
3.1. The Handkerchief – 12:09
3.2. Religion – 08:03
3.3. Race – 09:03
3.4. Iago – 10:21
3.5. Othello – 08:47
3.6. Women – 09:17
4. Shakespeare – Othello and Race
Prof. Ania Loomba
University of Pennsylvania
4.1. The Meaning of Race – 15:28
4.3. Sex, Sexuality and Race – 13:17
4.4. Race, Sex and Class – 14:26
4.5. Othello in Performance – 15:54
5. Shakespeare and Race
Prof. Miles Grier
Queens College, CUNY
7. Shakespeare on Stage
Prof. Tiffany Stern
Royal Holloway, London
7.1. Parts and Rehearsals – 11:24
7.2. Parts of the Theatre – 05:33
7.3. Props – 07:15
7.4. Shakespeare's Theatres – 10:28
7.5. Shakespeare's Actors – 06:21
7.6. Time in Shakespeare – 11:18
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