UC Davis Professor of English Gina Bloom (PhD, U-M English, 2001) will give the annual "Shakespeare Birthday" lecture at the Folger Institute on April 22, 2019. Her lecture, “Rough Magic: Performing Shakespeare through Gaming Technology,” will discuss how Shakespeare’s Tempest can help us think differently about our relationship to digital technology and will demonstrate Play the Knave, the augmented reality video game that she co-developed.