CFP: Knowing Nature in the Medieval & Early Modern Worlds

The Graduate Field Committee in Medieval & Early Modern Studies at University of Maryland, College Park--an interdisciplinary group of faculty and graduate students--is excited to announce this year's conference, Knowing Nature in the Medieval & Early Modern Worlds. Nature, according to the critic Raymond Williams, is quite possibly “the most difficult word in the English … Continue reading CFP: Knowing Nature in the Medieval & Early Modern Worlds

Half-day Symposium on Early Modern Performance Reconstruction

Early modern theatre research: Practice, archaeology, reconstruction Over the last twenty-five years the study of early modern theatre has increasingly focussed on practice-based research in historic sites, as well as the insights gained through performance in reconstructed theatrical spaces.  The Theatre Department At Bristol University is pleased to announce a half-day symposium on 30th April … Continue reading Half-day Symposium on Early Modern Performance Reconstruction

REED: North-East and the Durham Summer Festival 2016

"Exhibition “Books and Boy Bishops” During the Summer Festival, a large exhibition at Durham’s World Heritage Site will showcase material from Durham Cathedral, Durham County Record Office, Durham University Library, the West Yorkshire Archaeological Society, and possibly Alnwick, Beverley, Newcastle and Northallerton. This will by organized by Dr Wyatt. We have, in the past, mounted … Continue reading REED: North-East and the Durham Summer Festival 2016

Reception and Performance of Classical Drama in Early Modern England

University of Exeter- 19 and 20 June 2014 "This conference aims to bring together scholars from English, History and Classics to discuss the various ways in which classical drama was utilised throughout the early modern period. What was the social and moral value of studying ancient dramas and how were they applicable to the political … Continue reading Reception and Performance of Classical Drama in Early Modern England