CfP:Transposition & Transformation: Medieval Performance in Contemporary Research and Production

ASTR Conference 2016, Nov 3-6 -- Minneapolis, MN Lofton L. Durham, Western Michigan University and Jenna Soleo-Shanks, University of Minnesota Duluth During the thousand-year period known as the Middle Ages, performance served as a primary means through which diverse groups articulated their beliefs, celebrated their histories, promoted their power, and escaped their realities. Performance, transacted within … Continue reading CfP:Transposition & Transformation: Medieval Performance in Contemporary Research and Production

Hyde Park by James Shirley, at the University of York

You are warmly invited to the Department of Theatre, Film and Television’s staff-directed, summer production of: Hyde Park by James Shirley Directed by Prof. Mike Cordner Designed by Rob del Pino 9th, 10th, 11th June 2016. 7:30pm, Scenic Stage Theatre, Department of Theatre, Film and Television,University of York. TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW - £7.50 student, £12 concession, £15 … Continue reading Hyde Park by James Shirley, at the University of York

The James Plays events at Nottingham, with Rona Munro (Friday 10th June 2016)

On June 11th and 12th, the National Theatre of Scotland brings Rona Munro’s The James Plays to Nottingham’s Theatre Royal. To celebrate, the School of English at the University of Nottingham is hosting a day of conversations about the staging of Scottish history. The James Plays Debates, on June 10th, brings together academics, historians and … Continue reading The James Plays events at Nottingham, with Rona Munro (Friday 10th June 2016)

Fully Funded Doctoral Studentship: Medieval Convent Drama

‘Drama in the Medieval Convent’ is a major new research project, funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation, at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland, led by Professor Elisabeth Dutton and Dr Olivia Robinson with the collaboration of Dr Matthew Cheung Salisbury (Oxford).  We seek a student to undertake a fully funded doctoral thesis, to be … Continue reading Fully Funded Doctoral Studentship: Medieval Convent Drama