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James N Loehlin

Professor Ph.D., 1993, Stanford University

James N Loehlin

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Biography

James Loehlin is Shakespeare at Winedale Regents Professor of English and director of the Shakespeare at Winedale program. He is a native Austinite and a Plan II graduate of UT, where he was a student in the Winedale program under founding Director James B. Ayres. He earned an English M.A. at Oxford as a Marshall Scholar, and a joint Ph.D. in Drama and Humanities at Stanford. He taught in the Drama Department at Dartmouth College for five years, serving as Director of the London Foreign Study Program, before returning to UT in 1999. Loehlin works with the evolving meaning of plays in performance, both from a scholarly and practical perspective. He has published books on Shakespeare's Romeo and JulietHenry IV, and Henry V, as well as Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard.  He has directed, acted in, or supervised productions of twenty-five of Shakespeare's plays, as well as all four of Chekhov's major plays.

Interests

Shakespeare in performance (stage and film); Renaissance drama; modern drama.
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