Kositsky and Stritmatter to Receive Concordia University’s Vero Nihil Verius Award

Concordia University's new Shakespeare Authorship Research Centre (now completed) as originally envisaged by architects.


Concordia University’s Dr. Daniel Wright, Director of the University’s Shakespeare Authorship Research Centre, has announced that the 2012 annual Vero Nihil Verius Award for Distinguished Scholarship will be awarded “to the team of Prof Roger Stritmatter and Lynne Kositsky for the outstanding achievement, recognition, and prestigious juried publication of their research on the origins of Shakespeare’sTempest.”

The award will be conferred at Concordia’s Annual Shakespeare Authorship Studies Conference, scheduled for April 12-15, 2012.

Others honored with the award for 2012 include  journalist and novelist, Al Austin, in particular appreciation for his work on the breakthrough PBS Frontline documentary, The Shakespeare Mystery, as well as for his forthcoming Oxfordian novel, The Cottage.

Katherine Chiljan, in special tribute to the scholarly achievement of her most recent book, Shakespeare Suppressed:  The Uncensored Truth About Shakespeare and His Works, will also be honored with the award in 2012.