Marlowe Festival Launch: Performance of Dido, Queen of Carthage

"To celebrate the 450th anniversary of the birth of Christopher Marlowe, an illustrious and enigmatic alumnus of the University, the Marlowe Society will be staging his complete works across the 2013-14 academic year. The Marlowe Festival begins in November with Dido, Queen of Carthage, directed by Michael Oakley and performed at Emmanuel College Chapel [University of Cambridge] Tuesday … Continue reading Marlowe Festival Launch: Performance of Dido, Queen of Carthage

CFP: Drama and Pedagogy: Swiss Association of Medieval and Early Modern English Studies 2014 Conference

12-13 September, 2014, University of Fribourg, Switzerland Convenors: Elisabeth Dutton and Indira Ghose, University of Fribourg "In medieval England, when literacy was low and the liturgy in Latin, what did drama teach, and how?  What were the implications for Middle English drama of its vernacularity, and how did it engage Latinity?  The mystery plays teach … Continue reading CFP: Drama and Pedagogy: Swiss Association of Medieval and Early Modern English Studies 2014 Conference

CFP: Medieval English Theatre 2014: Audience

29 March 2014 Murray Edwards College, Cambridge University  A Conference on ‘Audience’ In Memory of David Mills   The 2014 Medieval English Theatre meeting will be hosted by Elsa Strietman, es10004@cam.ac.uk, at Cambridge. The theme is Audience. Possible topics for consideration include – but are not limited to – any aspect of: Audience composition Spectator … Continue reading CFP: Medieval English Theatre 2014: Audience