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
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
London Renaissance Seminar Booktalk: ‘Space and Sound in the Playhouse’ Friday 15 December 18.00-20.00, Keynes Library, Birkbeck College, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1 Do join us to mark and discuss two new texts in the study of Renaissance Theatre. Will Tosh and Lucy Munro will introduce discussion of Sarah Dustagheer’s Shakespeare’s Two Playhouses: Repertory and … Continue reading Space and Sound in the Playhouse, London Renaissance Seminar Booktalk, December 15, 2017
The Medieval Convent Drama project would like to announce its first performances this December in Fribourg, Switzerland: the Huy Nativity Plays. Composed in a Carmelite convent in contemporary Belgium in the late fifteenth century, these plays will be performed in partnership with local Ursuline and Carmelite houses with an all-female cast directed by Prof. Elisabeth … Continue reading The Huy Nativities: Fifteenth-Century Christmas Theatre from a Carmelite Convent, 13th-15th December, Fribourg, Switzerland