Panel: Shakespeare and Transgender Theory Is female-to-male cross-dressing liberating? What is the root of transmisogyny in feminist discourses? What difference might it make for transgender performers to play Viola in Twelfth Night, Jaquenetta in Love’s Labour’s Lost, Falstaff in The Merry Wives of Windsor, and Rosalind in As You Like It? Are all-female productions of Shakespeare empowering? Patriarchal institutions … Continue reading Shakespeare and Transgender Theory, Shakespeare Association of America, 17–20 April 2019, Washington D.C.
Seminar: Tudor Performance – Contexts, Traditions, Afterlives Shakespeare Association of America, 17–20 April 2019, Washington D.C. Performance-oriented criticism is not yet a routine part of Tudor studies. How might such work transform the field? When the Shakespeare Association of America opens up enrolment for conference seminars in June, members of the Early English Drama and Performance Network … Continue reading Tudor Performance: Contexts, Traditions, Afterlives Seminar, Shakespeare Association of America, 17–20 April 2019, Washington D.C.
Shakespeare FuturEd is an international conference exploring the nexus of Shakespeare Studies and Education to be held at the University of Sydney on Friday 1 - Saturday 2 February 2019. We are seeking proposals for papers, panels and workshops that interrogate and experiment with new directions in Shakespeare pedagogy in theory and practice. We welcome … Continue reading Shakespeare FuturEd, 1 – 2 February 2019, University of Sydney
From Page to Stage July 8-14, 2018 Immerse yourself in the language and world of Shakespeare. Through theatrical performances at the world-renowned Royal Shakespeare Company, lectures with eminent scholars, exclusive behind-the-scenes tours, and museum visits, you will explore Shakespeare's family homes, enjoy the sites and shops that make Stratford-upon-Avon a unique destination, and gain a … Continue reading From Page to Stage, Shakespeare Birthplace Trust TLAB Course, 8-14 July 2018, Stratford-upon-Avon
Materialism of Early Modern Entertainments Saturday 26 May 2018 Queen Mary University of London Rather than asking, “What is the attitude of a work to the relations of production of its time?” I would like to ask, “What is its position in them?” – Walter Benjamin, “The Author as Producer” In their introduction to a … Continue reading Materialism of Early Modern Entertainments, 26 May 2018, QMUL
Masque Dance and Music at the Jacobean Court The 50th Historical Dance and Music Annual Summer School Sunday 5th to Sunday 12th August, 2018 Stonyhurst College, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 9PZ This is a very special opportunity to enjoy and understand how a Jacobean masque functions, through a recreation of The Lords’ Masque, written by Thomas … Continue reading Masque Dance & Music at the Jacobean Court, Historical Dance and Music Society Annual Summer School, 5-12 August 2018, Stonyhurst College (Lancashire)
This year the Medieval English Theatre Meeting on Performance and its Urban Context will take place on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at the Humanities Research Institute at the University of Sheffield and will be hosted by Charlotte Steenbrugge. Speakers will include Daisy Black, Eleanor Bloomfield, Sian Witherden, Meg Twycross, Aurelie Blanc, Liv Robinson, Jason Burg, Eliza Hartrich, Mark Chambers, Gašper Jakovac, Phil Butterworth, Gillian Redfern, and … Continue reading Performance and its Urban Context, Medieval English Theatre Meeting, 24 March 2018, University of Sheffield