Dinner with Prof. Murray Biggs in Jacksonville, FL

Dinner with Prof. Murray Biggs in Jacksonville, FL
Fri, 04/26/2013 - 6:30pm

The Yale Club of Northeast Florida and South Georgia is pleased that Professor Murray Biggs, Associate Professor of English and Theater Studies at Yale, will be our after-dinner guest speaker in Jacksonville on Friday, April 26th.

Biggs, one of Yale’s most popular professors, will bring us an illustrated lecture entitled “Shakespeare from Stage to Screen: The Taming of the Shrew.” In this entertaining presentation he will show us how Shakespeare’s beloved comedy has been adapted for the movies throughout the past century of cinema.

At Yale, Prof. Biggs teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses. Among his undergrad courses are “The Actor and the Text” and “The Foundations of Modern Drama,” as well as seminars on “The Drama of War” and “Modern Irish Drama.” He frequently escorts Yale Educational Travel tours for the Association of Yale Alumni, taking particants to theater study weekends in New York, Ontario and London.



Friday, April 26, 2013


6:30 p.m. — Reception with cash bar

7 p.m. — Dinner

Prof. Biggs will begin his presentation toward the end of dinner, and there will be time for Q&A after that.


Adam W. Herbert University Center
University of North Florida
12000 Alumni Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32224


$35 — Includes dinner and lecture. Everyone is welcome.

To register:

Please register here to sign up online and then pay at the door in cash or by check (sorry, no credit cards). Or, to print out a registration form that you can mail in with a check, click here.


Please feel free to contact Bruce Duggar ’60, president of the Yale Club of Northeast Florida and South Georgia, at (904) 725-0905 or by e-mail.