First Folio Fridays 2019

Roger C. Holden Faculty and Graduate Student Reading Room

Langson Library, Second Floor



Noontime seminars at the Langson Library begin with a short lecture and end in Special Collections

with a viewing of UCI’s copy of Shakespeare’s First Folio and other Shakespeariana.


First Folio Fridays are co-sponsored by the UCI Libraries, UCI School of Humanities and the New Swan Shakespeare Festival.


First Folio Friday

with Professor of English Julia Lupton

August 9, 2019

11:15 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Julia Lupton, professor of English, will share facts about Shakespeare's First Folio as it relates to the two plays in repertory for 2019, The Merchant of Venice and Two Gentlemen of Verona.

Reserve your seat here for August 9

First Folio Friday

with Author Andrea Mays

August 23, 2019

11:15 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Andrea Mays, author of The Millionaire and the Bard, the story of Henry Folger and the founding of the Folger Shakespeare Library, will share her scholarship on the First Folio.

Reserve your seat here for August 23



Food and light refreshments will be served.

This event is complimentary and open to all. Reservations are first come, first serve.


Recommended parking is located at the Student Center parking structure on the corner of West Peltason and Pereira Drive.

Permits can be purchased at the parking kiosk in the Student Center Parking structure for $2.00 per hour, or $10.00 per day.

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