York Mystery Plays 2014

Brought Forth by the York Guilds and Companies, 13th-20th July 2014 "York Festival Trust and York’s Guilds and Companies will again be the driving force behind a new production of the city’s internationally renowned medieval Plays on 13th and 20th July 2014. We provide a present day link to the medieval origins of these Plays, … Continue reading York Mystery Plays 2014

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A performance of ‘The Tragedy of Thomas Merry’ from Robert Yarrington’s Two Lamentable Tragedies (1601), UCL

UCL Centre for Early Modern Exchanges presents a performance of 'The Tragedy of Thomas Merry' from Robert Yarrington's Two Lamentable Tragedies (1601). The performance will take place on Friday 21st March at 7pm, in the Jeremy Bentham Room, UCL. It will be staged by professional actors and UCL students, using Elizabethan rehearsal practices, and will … Continue reading A performance of ‘The Tragedy of Thomas Merry’ from Robert Yarrington’s Two Lamentable Tragedies (1601), UCL

CFP: Hrotsvit 2014: Pageants and Pioneers Conference

To be held on Saturday 31 May 2014 at University of Hull, England In January 1914 in London, England, the Pioneer Players theatre society produced a remarkable and disturbing play about prostitution.  This play was written by Hrostvit, the tenth century nun from Gandersheim.  Known also as ‘strong voice’, Hrotsvit has been claimed as the … Continue reading CFP: Hrotsvit 2014: Pageants and Pioneers Conference

CFP: Liminal Time and Space in Medieval and Early Modern Performance

5th-7th September 2014, University of Kent Sponsored by the Kent Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Centre for Creative Writing and the School of English, University of Kent. Plenary speakers: Professor Carol Symes (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) and Professor Andrew Hiscock (Bangor University). This interdisciplinary, cross-period … Continue reading CFP: Liminal Time and Space in Medieval and Early Modern Performance

Lecturer in Early Modern Studies, University of Kent, School of English

The Role The School of English wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Early Modern Studies. S/he will contribute to the School’s undergraduate curriculum in early modern literature, including Shakespeare, by teaching seminar groups, offering lectures, acting as a module convener and developing Special Options. S/he is also expected to make a contribution to the research … Continue reading Lecturer in Early Modern Studies, University of Kent, School of English

Gwyneth Emily Rankin Official Fellowship & Lecturership in English Literature, 1550-1830 (University of Oxford, Exeter College)

Salary: £27,047 - £29,541 p.a. (plus a Housing Allowance of £8,153 p.a. and other benefits) Exeter College proposes, if there is a suitable candidate, to appoint a Fixed-Term Official Fellow and Lecturer in English Literature, 1550 - 1830. The position, which is strictly temporary, will be tenable for an initial period of two years from … Continue reading Gwyneth Emily Rankin Official Fellowship & Lecturership in English Literature, 1550-1830 (University of Oxford, Exeter College)