CfP: ‘Extra/Ordinary Bodies and Medieval Performance’, American Society For Theatre Research (ASTR) Annual Conference Atlanta, Georgia, November 16-19, 2017

Medieval performance is at once ordinary and extraordinary, a site of both critical discomfort and affective familiarity. This segment of our performance past remains “monstrous”, made foreign by history despite striking similarities to contemporary ways of being. Historians and practitioners confront this problem of “difference” with regard to medieval dramatic activity and performance practices, staging … Continue reading CfP: ‘Extra/Ordinary Bodies and Medieval Performance’, American Society For Theatre Research (ASTR) Annual Conference Atlanta, Georgia, November 16-19, 2017

Lecturer in Early Modern literature (0.5FTE), University of East Anglia

School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing UEA's School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing seeks to appoint a fixed-term Lecturer in Early Modern English Literature. This post is available from 1 July 2017 to 31st December 2018 on a part-time basis (0.5fte). The successful applicant will be required to contribute to the undergraduate teaching … Continue reading Lecturer in Early Modern literature (0.5FTE), University of East Anglia

Drama & Performance Studies at the ICMS, Kalamazoo

A selection of panels, papers, roundtables and events for early drama researchers heading to the 2017 International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo.  Apologies if I have missed any! If you are attending Kalamazoo and would like to submit a write-up of the event to be posted on our blog, including performance reviews, please get in … Continue reading Drama & Performance Studies at the ICMS, Kalamazoo

Records of Early English Drama, North-East at the ICMS, Kalamazoo

Session 411, 1:30pm, Saturday 13th May, Schneider 1125 Sponsor: Dept. of English Studies, Durham Univ. Organizer: Mark C. Chambers, Durham Univ. Presider: Alexandra Johnston, Records of Early English Drama Records of Early English Drama North-East, a five-year project based at Durham University, is researching and collecting all the surviving records of performance from Durham, Northumberland and … Continue reading Records of Early English Drama, North-East at the ICMS, Kalamazoo