Robert Shimko is assistant professor of theater history and dramaturgy at the University of Houston, where he heads the M.A. program in theatre studies as well as the B.F.A. degree track in playwrighting/dramaturgy. Professor Shimko’s scholarly writing has been widely published in numerous journals and magazines. In 2008, he received the Robert A. Schanke Theatre Research Award from the Mid-America Theatre Conference. As a professional dramaturg, his credits include productions at the Alley Theatre, the Guthrie Theater, Harlem Stage, Stages Repertory Theatre, and the Catastrophic Theatre. He has been named Senior Dramaturg of the Houston Shakespeare Festival.
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Registration is now open. You may register online, by mail, or by phone with a credit card.
The interest list for the fall and spring study tours is also now open. If you are interested in traveling with the Houston Seminar to Natchez in the fall of 2018 or Virginia in the spring of 2019, please call the registrar at 713.666.9000 to place your name on a list. Please see Terms and Conditions for "travel list" policy.
Please note a date in the Mid-term Elections course has changed from that published in the brochure. The course will meet the first two Mondays, October 29 and November 5 as planned, but will meet Tuesday, November 13 instead of Monday, November 12.
Have a great summer. We look forward to seeing you this fall!
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