Teaching Fellow in English Literature (Medieval/Icelandic), University of Leeds

"Part time, 50% of full time, fixed term from 1 September 2013 to 31 January 2014 The School of English seeks to appoint a temporary Teaching Fellow to maintain its strengths in the teaching of Medieval literature and Icelandic Language and Culture. You will join a department of research excellence with an extensive teaching programme. … Continue reading Teaching Fellow in English Literature (Medieval/Icelandic), University of Leeds

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Cannibal Valour Jacobean Season – Limited Complimentary Tickets for Academics

"The season consists of three plays published in the 1600's, and will be performed at St Giles-in-the-Fields Church; burial site of the playwrights. Two of the plays, it seems, remain unperformed in their own time or any other, and as such this season will be the world premiere for both. The three plays share the … Continue reading Cannibal Valour Jacobean Season – Limited Complimentary Tickets for Academics

CFP (Journal): Theatre Journal Special Issue: Spectatorship

"Reception has been a perennial problem in theatre studies. How do we know what audiences receive and understand? How reliable are the various sources of evidence about reception? Since the publication in 1990 of the ground-breaking first edition of Susan Bennett’s Theatre Audiences, scholars have tended to write less about audiences and more about spectators … Continue reading CFP (Journal): Theatre Journal Special Issue: Spectatorship

CFP: ‘Staging Disability in Medieval Drama’, Kalamazoo 2014

International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, May 8-11, 2014 "From the blind man and Simon the leper in the Chester cycle to the “deformed” and “lamely” Richard III, early audiences experienced the staging of a range of disabilities and impairments in a variety of medieval contexts. This panel seeks to examine performance aspects of these … Continue reading CFP: ‘Staging Disability in Medieval Drama’, Kalamazoo 2014

Teaching Fellow in Music History, Royal Holloway (12 months)

"Applications are invited for the post of Teaching Fellow in Music History in the Music Department. The successful candidate will have completed a PhD (or be about to complete one before September 2013) and will have a proven record of teaching undergraduates in the context of a University degree course. You will be an experienced … Continue reading Teaching Fellow in Music History, Royal Holloway (12 months)

Lecturer in Early Modern Literature (Teaching & Scholarship focused), University of Kent

"The Role The School of English wishes to appoint a full-time short-term lecturer in Early Modern Studies in order to provide teaching and scholarship support. The successful candidate will make an outstanding contribution to teaching and scholarship in the field of early modern studies and assume all appropriate responsibilities. The Person The successful candidate will … Continue reading Lecturer in Early Modern Literature (Teaching & Scholarship focused), University of Kent

CFP: Panel 10: ‘Shakespeare and Natural History’, Shakespeare 450

As a part of the Shakespeare 450 conference in Paris from 21 to 27 April 2014, this panel seeks to extend our understanding of how Shakespeare’s time was teeming with would come to be known as natural history. Today, 450 years after Shakespeare’s birth, we are the beneficiaries of more than just the poetry of … Continue reading CFP: Panel 10: ‘Shakespeare and Natural History’, Shakespeare 450