Early Dance Circle Biennial Conference, May 18 – 20, 2018, St. Katherine’s (Parmoor House), Freith

EARLY DANCE CIRCLE BIENNIAL CONFERENCE 2018  Friday 18 – Sunday 20 May St Katharine’s (Parmoor House), Frieth RG9 6NN (near High Wycombe)  PERCEPTION AND RECEPTION OF EARLY DANCE  CALL FOR PAPERS Perception and reception are intimately related. We can know, or guess at, the participants’ intentions at the time of creation, and the work’s reception by … Continue reading Early Dance Circle Biennial Conference, May 18 – 20, 2018, St. Katherine’s (Parmoor House), Freith

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Oxford-Globe Forum for Medicine & Drama in Practice, December 2, 2017, University of Oxford

The Oxford-Globe Forum meets twice a year, alternating between Shakespeare’s Globe and the University of Oxford. It brings together researchers and practitioners in medicine, theatre and academia to explore a designated theme. The theme for December 2017 is Altered States. Papers are invited on (but not limited to) topics such as: consciousness and unconsciousness, hallucinations, possession, sleep and dreaming, melancholy and … Continue reading Oxford-Globe Forum for Medicine & Drama in Practice, December 2, 2017, University of Oxford

CFP: British Shakespeare Association: Shakespeare Studies Today, Queen’s University Belfast (14-17 June 2018)

Following on from the 2016 celebrations, the 2018 BSA conference offers an opportunity for academics, practitioners enthusiasts and teachers (primary, secondary and sixth- form teachers and college lecturers) to reflect upon Shakespeare Studies today. What does Shakespeare Studies mean in the here-and-now? What are the current and anticipated directions in such diverse fields of enquiry … Continue reading CFP: British Shakespeare Association: Shakespeare Studies Today, Queen’s University Belfast (14-17 June 2018)

CFP: New Voices in Early Drama Studies (Paper Panel), Leeds IMC 2018

Call for Papers International Congress on Medieval Studies, 2018 Leeds, England “New Voices in Early Drama Studies” (Paper Panel) The Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society (MRDS) would like to continue the success we had with our “New Voices” panel at the 2017 IMC at Kalamazoo by offering it in Leeds in 2018. For the 2018 … Continue reading CFP: New Voices in Early Drama Studies (Paper Panel), Leeds IMC 2018

Playing and Playgoing in Early Modern England, The Queen’s College, Oxford, Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th June 2017

This interdisciplinary conference will interrogate the current state of criticism on the interactions between: performance spaces; the bodily, sensory and material experiences of the playhouse; and playgoers’ responses to, and engagements with, the theatre. Confirmed speakers include Natasha Korda, Tiffany Stern, Emma Smith, Laurie Maguire, Lucy Munro, Gillian Woods, Sarah Dustagheer, Jackie Watson, Will Tosh, … Continue reading Playing and Playgoing in Early Modern England, The Queen’s College, Oxford, Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th June 2017

Stories from the Birthing Room, Birkbeck, 18 May 2017

What happened in the early modern birthing room? Though the scene of birth is often understood as secret, a surprising number of texts tell us its story. Exploring material from Mary Tudor and Jane Seymour to the plays of Margaret Cavendish and the testimony of vagrant women, this event involves a seminar and a performed … Continue reading Stories from the Birthing Room, Birkbeck, 18 May 2017

Shakespeare, Media, Performance and Technology Conference, Shakespeare Bulletin, University of Exeter, 24 June 2017

  Shakespeare Bulletin is delighted to welcome scholars from around the world to examine the recent significant changes in how Shakespeare’s plays are performed and disseminated through old and new technologies and media. Marking the end of Pascale Aebischer’s term as General Editor of Shakespeare Bulletin, this one-day event responds to the technological turn in … Continue reading Shakespeare, Media, Performance and Technology Conference, Shakespeare Bulletin, University of Exeter, 24 June 2017