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Fordham Conversations: Shakespeare and Pop Culture

Fordham Conversations: Shakespeare and Pop Culture
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How has this English playwright become the fabric for today's Pop Culture?


Born nearly 450 years ago, Shakespeare is arguably one of the most widely read and recognized playwrights of all time. From tragedies like Hamlet and Macbeth to comedies like Much Ado About Nothing—Shakespeare’s works are still alive and thriving.

Fordham Conversations host Robin Shannon talks to Fordham Professor and Shakespeare scholar Mary Bly about share her thoughts on Shakespeare’s legacy, and what students think about his work.

Fordham Conversations producer Daniel Murphy also talks to Fordham University students about just what Shakespeare means to them.