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Pandemic Shakespeare Featured in The Huntington News

the frontpage of the Pandemic Shakespeare website underneath The Huntington News title

Pandemic Shakespeare, a digital project spearheaded by Associate Professor of English Erika Boeckeler, was featured in Northeastern’s student newspaper, The Huntington News, this week for its ability to foster virtual, global community in COVID times. With the support of a research team consisting of English doctoral students Avery Blankenship, Caroline Grand, and Vijeta Saini, Pandemic Shakespeare was created “not only to facilitate conversation and collaboration in a virtual setting but to also act as a means of catharsis — especially for those who resonate with certain themes of death, loss and sickness echoed in these plays and present in society amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.”

Read the full article on The Huntington News’ website.

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