Program Highlights

Group at Anne Hathaway's cottage

Group at Anne Hathaway's cottage.

Student Spotlight

2011 Putnam Team

Mitch Raftery greets Prince Charles during a parade on the streets of Stratford.

Group Leaders

Jennifer Cognard-Black, Ph.D., Department of English, St. Mary's College of Maryland

Andrew Cognard-Black, Ph.D., Office of the Dean of the Core Curriculum and First Year Experience, St. Mary's College of Maryland

Professor Andrew Cognard-Black at the Falconry on Mary Arden's Farm,* Wilmcote, Warwickshire

Professor Andrew Cognard-Black at the Falconry on Mary Arden's Farm,* Wilmcote, Warwickshire.  Mary Arden was William Shakespeare's mother. Falcons were important in Renaissance hunting, and falconing references appear frequently in Shakespeare's texts.