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Last Landini lecture set for Thursday

April 9, 2013

The spring Landini Speakers Series at Indiana State University will conclude with a presentation by Tom J. Derrick of the university's English department. His presentation is titled "Edwin Abbott, Shakespeare's Grammarian-‘A Holiday Task' for Act 3 of Macbeth."

Derrick's talk will take place in Root Hall A-275 at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 11. He invites attendees to bring their laptops, as parts of the presentation will be interactive.

Derrick has taught at ISU since 1981. He received his doctorate degree from Harvard University and has taught at Williams College in the past. He is the author of "Understanding Shakespeare's Julius Caesar: A Student Casebook to Issues, Sources, and Historical Documents." He has won both an Educational Excellence Award and a Caleb Mills Award for his teaching.

The Landini Speakers Series is in memory of Richard G. Landini, the eighth president of the University and a member of the English department for many years.

Contact: Keith Byerman, professor of English, at 812-237-2308 or