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

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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

Staged performances of John Bale’s John Baptist’s Preaching in the Wilderness & Temptation of Our Lord, NYC, October 11-15, 2017

The American Theatre of Actors presents staged performances of John Bale's John the Baptist's Preaching in the Wilderness and The Temptation of Our Lord directed by Dr. Jeff S. Dailey. The performances will take place on Wednesday-Saturday, October 11-14 at 8:00pm and Sunday, October 15 at 2:00pm at 314 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019 and tickets ($15) … Continue reading Staged performances of John Bale’s John Baptist’s Preaching in the Wilderness & Temptation of Our Lord, NYC, October 11-15, 2017

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)

Playing and Playgoing in Early Modern England, The Queen’s College, Oxford, Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th June 2017

This interdisciplinary conference will interrogate the current state of criticism on the interactions between: performance spaces; the bodily, sensory and material experiences of the playhouse; and playgoers’ responses to, and engagements with, the theatre. Confirmed speakers include Natasha Korda, Tiffany Stern, Emma Smith, Laurie Maguire, Lucy Munro, Gillian Woods, Sarah Dustagheer, Jackie Watson, Will Tosh, … Continue reading Playing and Playgoing in Early Modern England, The Queen’s College, Oxford, Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th June 2017

Stories from the Birthing Room, Birkbeck, 18 May 2017

What happened in the early modern birthing room? Though the scene of birth is often understood as secret, a surprising number of texts tell us its story. Exploring material from Mary Tudor and Jane Seymour to the plays of Margaret Cavendish and the testimony of vagrant women, this event involves a seminar and a performed … Continue reading Stories from the Birthing Room, Birkbeck, 18 May 2017

“Tom Tyler and His Wife”, UCL, 24 May 2017

The UCL Centre for Early Modern Exchanges is presenting a performance of ‘Tom Tyler and His Wife’ (c.1560). This staged reading will take place on Wednesday 24th May at 5:15pm, in Nunn Hall at the UCL Institute of Education (IoE, 20 Bedford Way, Level 4). 'Tom Tyler and His Wife’ is a merry little interlude of … Continue reading “Tom Tyler and His Wife”, UCL, 24 May 2017