Materialism of Early Modern Entertainments, 26 May 2018, QMUL

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

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Masque Dance & Music at the Jacobean Court, Historical Dance and Music Society Annual Summer School, 5-12 August 2018, Stonyhurst College (Lancashire)

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)

Performance and its Urban Context, Medieval English Theatre Meeting, 24 March 2018, University of Sheffield

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

EED&PN Postgraduate and Early Career Symposium, 23 March 2018, University of Sheffield

Friday, March 23rd, 2018 at the University of Sheffield For the third year running, the Early English Drama & Performance Network (EED&PN) will host a postgraduate and early career symposium. During the course of the day the participants will partake in sessions that cover topics specifically tailored for doctoral and early-career researchers in medieval and … Continue reading EED&PN Postgraduate and Early Career Symposium, 23 March 2018, University of Sheffield

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

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)