Hrotsvit 2014: Pageants and Pioneers **Some places still available**

Saturday 31 May 2014 from 9.30-5pm at University of Hull, England **£15/£10 concessions** This is a conference about a 1914 women's suffrage production of a play by the tenth-century nun said to be the first female dramatist. In January 1914 in London, England, the Pioneer Players theatre society produced a remarkable and disturbing play about … Continue reading Hrotsvit 2014: Pageants and Pioneers **Some places still available**

Government of Ireland International MA Scholarships (India), University College Cork

Funding Opportunity for MA students, School of English, University College Cork Applications for the Government of Ireland International Scholarships (for students from India) are invited from Indian citizens who have graduated (or expect to graduate before September 2014) with the equivalent of an honours primary degree in a relevant Arts/Humanities/Social Sciences subject at First Class … Continue reading Government of Ireland International MA Scholarships (India), University College Cork

PhD Studentship: Records of Early English Drama North-East

AHRC-funded PhD studentship on Records of Early English Drama North-East Durham University – Department of English Studies Applications are invited for a three-year doctoral studentship commencing on 1 October 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter. The award has become available as part of the AHRC-funded editorial project Records of Early English Drama North-East: performance, … Continue reading PhD Studentship: Records of Early English Drama North-East

Hrotsvit 2014: Pageants and Pioneers

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 first … Continue reading Hrotsvit 2014: Pageants and Pioneers

CFP: Theorizing Around the Human: Medieval Performance Practice and Practice-Based Research

ASTR/TLA 2014 Theorizing Around the Human: Medieval Performance Practice and Practice-Based Research Lofton L. Durham, Western Michigan University, lofton.durham@wmich.edu; Jacqueline Jenkins, University of Calgary, jenkinsj@ucalgary.ca In the thousand-year period known as the Middle Ages, performance was the dominant mode of cultural communication, serving as a means through which communities articulated their beliefs, celebrated their histories, … Continue reading CFP: Theorizing Around the Human: Medieval Performance Practice and Practice-Based Research