Friday, 1st March 2019 Old Library 2.21, Newcastle University, 4pm-6.30pm Join MEMS (Medieval and Early Modern Studies) at Newcastle University for this convivial, theatrical event. We are delighted to welcome Professor Jessica Winston (Idaho State University), who will be speaking on ‘Between Theatre and Reading: Early English Plays on BBC Radio (1956–1957) and Traditions of … Continue reading Tudor Plays in Performance, Newcastle University, 1 March 2019
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
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
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.
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