Pasadena Shakespeare Authorship Conference, Oct. 18-21, 2012.
Earl Showerman, a lead conference organizer, just posted the following notice at the
Facebook Shakes-Vere site.
An outstanding group of speakers and performers have been selected for the
Pasadena Shakespeare Authorship Conference, October 18-21:
Opening the conference on Thursday, 10/18 are Alex McNeill, Jamieanne
Reinelt, Linda Taylor, and Professors Helen Gordon and Don Rubin.
On Friday, Jennifer Newton, creator of The Shakespeare Underground, will open the
conference, followed by Sabrina Feldman, author of The Apocryphal William and
then Professor Roger Stritmatter. During our hosted lunch, James Ulmer will
present a program on Shakespeare in Hollywood Film.
John Hamill will open the afternoon session, followed by a group exhibit of 16th
century Oxfordian titles at the Huntington Library. The afternoon session will
conclude with performances by Alan Green, author of The Holy Trinity Solution,
as well as Sylvia Holmes and Betzi Roe. Friday evening will be dedicated to a
screening of Lisa Wilson and Laura Wilson Mathias’ documentary, Last Will and
Saturday morning will begin with a screening of outtakes from Last Will &
Testament, followed by presentations by Bonner Cutting and Professor Jack
Shuttleworth, who has recently completed editing of the Oxfordian Hamlet
After a hosted Lunch, the conference keynote address will be delivered by
Professor Tony Pointon, author of The Man Who Was Never Shakespeare.
The afternoon will also feature Cheryl Eagan-Donovan’s new documentary,
Nothing is Truer than Truth, as well as Katherine Chiljan, author of
Shakespeare Suppressed, and John Shahan, Chairman of the Shakespeare
Sunday presentations will focus on Shakespeare’s medical knowledge with
presentations by Dr. Lance Fogan and Dr. Earl Showerman, and on
Shakespeare’s legal knowledge with Tom Regnier. The conference will
conclude with the a hosted awards banquet and panel on new media and the