Part of "Our Shakespeare" includes communicating about the project with the campus and off-campus community. The Luther College student newspaper Chips has graciously given space for an occasional column. The following links will connect you to the Chips web page.
Or view the articles in PDF format below.
- Sounding The Sonnets (469 KB PDF Document)8 September 2011Professor Mark Muggli, head of the English Department and recipient of the Jones Professorship, tackles all of Shakespeare's 154 sonnets in a ritual reading this semester.
- Twelfth Night (147 KB PDF Document)22 September 2011The beauty of the improbable marriages in Twelfth Night is just one of the amazing things about Shakespeare's play. For all of its artifice, the emotion evoked is always real.
- Henry IV, Part I (202 KB PDF Document)3 November 2011Shakespeare's King Henry IV, Part I is a play we can find useful even in these modern times. The themes it presents are things we struggle with today - living up to a parent's expectations, choosing friends wisely, and being generous to everyone, even an enemy...
- The Buried Bard Emerges (679 KB PDF Document)3 November 2011From the "Fall Follies" edition of Chips, this satire claims "Mark Muggli claps hands in glee upon finding lost Shakespearean texts..."
- Random Acts of Shakespeare (450 KB PDF Document)1 December 2011Shakespeare is making his way into the lives of students on Luther's campus. Do a "random act of Shakespeare" and see where it takes you.
- Shakespeare in Chicago (1729 KB PDF Document)15 March 2012Professor Muggli tells of his adventures watching live performances of Shakespeare in Chicago.
- Shakespeare in Film (356 KB PDF Document)12 April 2012Some thoughts about film as a medium and what students can glean from a cinematic Shakespeare experience.
- Great River Shakespeare Festival (337 KB PDF Document)6 September 2012
- Much Ado About Nothing (926 KB PDF Document)4 October 2012
- Adaptation Studies (556 KB PDF Document)8 November 2012
- Twelfth Night (543 KB PDF Document)29 November 2012
- As You Like It (360 KB PDF Document)14 February 2013