Society for Renaissance Studies Biennial Conference, 7 – 9 July 2020, University of East Anglia

Society for Renaissance Studies 9th Biennial Conference The confirmed keynote speakers are Dr John-Paul A. Ghobrial (Oxford) Dr Jan L. de Jong (Groningen) Professor Suzannah Lipscomb (Roehampton) Professor Jessica Wolfe (UNC Chapel Hill) Themes and Proposals   The conference committee welcomes proposals for panels and individual papers from any field of Renaissance and early-modern studies. … Continue reading Society for Renaissance Studies Biennial Conference, 7 – 9 July 2020, University of East Anglia

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Performing Power in the Premodern World, 9 November 2019, University of Warwick

Keynote Speaker: Dr Naomi Pullin (University of Warwick) In Shakespeare’s Henry V, a disguised king mingles with his soldiers at Agincourt. Hearing criticism of his actions, he claims ‘the king is but a man, as I am’. Then, when he is alone, he soliloquises, asking ‘what have kings, that privates have not too, / Save ceremony, save … Continue reading Performing Power in the Premodern World, 9 November 2019, University of Warwick

The Misfortunes of Arthur, Gray’s Inn, 14 June 2019

In association with King’s College London, The Dolphin’s Back, a theatre company specialising in resurrecting forgotten early modern plays, are bringing The Misfortunes of Arthur back to Gray’s Inn, its original place of staging. Written by Gray’s Inn member Thomas Hughes, Misfortunes has not been performed since 1587. Expect to encounter Arthurian legend, but not as you know it. Instead, … Continue reading The Misfortunes of Arthur, Gray’s Inn, 14 June 2019

Witches at Night Workshop, Northern Stage, 31 May 2019

‘Witches at Night’ Workshop Creative Responses to Early Modern Witch Trials Friday 31st May, 2.30pm-5.30pm, Northern Stage Supported by Newcastle University Humanities Research Institute and the Leverhulme Trust This interdisciplinary workshop will explore creative and playful ways of responding to early modern witchcraft accounts. Scholars and theatre practitioners will experiment with staging witchcraft narratives, using verbatim and … Continue reading Witches at Night Workshop, Northern Stage, 31 May 2019

EED&PN Postgraduate & Early Career Symposium 2019, 11 April 2019, University of Fribourg

On Thursday, April 11th, 2019 the EED&PN will host its annual Postgraduate and Early Career Symposium at the University of Fribourg. Session topics will include, for example, practice-based research, understanding dramatic context, and a workshop on palaeography and dramatic records. Scholars, researchers, and professionals who have successfully researched, produced, and taught early drama will lead … Continue reading EED&PN Postgraduate & Early Career Symposium 2019, 11 April 2019, University of Fribourg

The Early Modern Inns of Court and the Circulation of Text, 14-15 June 2019, King’s College London

We are excited to announce 'The Early Modern Inns of Court and the Circulation of Text'. As well offering two-days of Inns-related papers, our programme includes plenary addresses from Prof. Arthur Marotti and Prof. Michelle O’Callaghan, a performance of Gray’s Inn drama The Misfortunes of Arthur  by The Dolphin's Back, and an exhibition of materials curated in association with the Middle Temple … Continue reading The Early Modern Inns of Court and the Circulation of Text, 14-15 June 2019, King’s College London

CFP: Northern Lights: Late Medieval Devotion to Saints from the North of England, 28-30 March 2019, University of Lausanne

Northern Lights: Late Medieval Devotion to Saints from the North of England 28-30 March 2019, University of Lausanne Plenary speakers : James Clark (University of Exeter), Cynthia Turner Camp (University of Georgia), Julian Luxford (University of St Andrews), and Catherine Sanok (University of Michigan) Despite widespread interest in the cults of northern English saints (600-1200) … Continue reading CFP: Northern Lights: Late Medieval Devotion to Saints from the North of England, 28-30 March 2019, University of Lausanne