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Urbana University Library Hosts Shakespeare's Coriolanus Presentation

Urbana, OH (February 21, 2019)

Urbana University, a branch campus of Franklin University, announces its Tuesday, March 6, presentation and display of Dr. David George's new 2-volume edition of Shakespeare's Coriolanus.  The presentation and display, which will be hosted in the Urbana University Library (Quiet Wing), 6:30-8 p.m., was created over the course of 30 years, with the assistance of two campus students who helped extensively in the research.

Copies of Dr. George's book will be available for purchase at the event.

Attendees to this decades in the making presentation will have the opportunity to register for the June 28-30 Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference hosted at Marietta College. The Conference features a live performance of Romeo and Juliet performed by a professional company. Special rates for undergraduates and graduates are available; high school teachers are urged to attend and participate in special sessions.

For more information, contact Kasey Renee Shaw, Public Services Librarian at 614-947-9295 or

About Urbana University - A Branch Campus of Franklin University

Urbana University, a branch campus of Franklin University, prepares students for successful and professional careers within a caring and supportive environment. Regionally well known for education and teacher preparation programs, Urbana was founded in 1850 and acquired by Franklin in 2014. Urbana’s 128-acre, residential campus nestled in heart of Ohio provides a background for students actively engaged in campus activities through 20 student-led academic, professional, performing arts, social and service organizations. Blue Knights athletics includes 17 NCAA Division II sports and three intercollegiate club sports. Urbana University is a division of Franklin University, which is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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