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A Valedictory Symposium for Ton Hoenselaars – Friday 3 February 2023

“O this learning, what a thing it is!” 

A Valedictory Symposium for Ton Hoenselaars

Friday 3 February 2023, Academiegebouw Utrecht, Belle Van Zuylenzaal

On February 3rd there will be a valedictory symposium in honour of Ton Hoenselaars, to mark his retirement from his chair in early modern English literature. You are cordially invited to attend this event of which you will find the programme below. Please let us know if you wish to attend the symposium and/or the drinks reception, by sending an email to Jasmijn Stolvoort (  by 26 January.

13:30 – 14:05             Inloop

14:05 – 14:30             Jan van Dijkhuizen (University of Leiden):                Iago in Yorkshire, ca 1627: Othello and the Catholic Reader in Huntington’s HM 60413

14:30 – 14:55             Helmer Helmers (KNAW Humanities Cluster):            Sea-changes. Shakespeare Translation in the 17th Century

14:55 – 15:05             Pauze

15:05 – 15:30             Kristine Steenbergh (VU University Amsterdam):      ‘Only Connect!’: Shakespeare and Ecocriticism

15:30 – 15:55             Lieke Stelling (Utrecht University):                               Shakespeare’s Europes; Europe’s Shakespeares

15:55 – 16:30             surprise contributions

16:30 – 18:30             Drinks, Westerdijkkamer (Academiegebouw)