The public performance of Shakespeare's plays in the College of English began in 1996. It has won a good reputation for its unique form and wonderful repertoire, and its influence is obvious to all. In order to enrich the content of humanistic education for English majors and cooperate with the teaching reform of English humanistic culture carried out by the college, two thousand and thirteen In 1999, the College of English expanded the annual public performance of Shakespeare's plays into the "Shakespeare English Cultural Festival", adding activities such as the dubbing competition of Shakespeare's plays, English poetry reading, and the humanistic demeanor of Shakespeare and the predecessors of the English college. The purpose of Shakespeare English Culture Festival is to review the classics and cultivate the humanistic quality of English and Chinese students. It inherits the humanistic tradition and feels the quintessence of humanism which has never been declining for a century. The Shakespeare English Culture Festival has been held so far and has become a high-quality brand activity of campus culture in Shanghai and other universities.