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)

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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

Space and Sound in the Playhouse, London Renaissance Seminar Booktalk, December 15, 2017

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 Huy Nativities: Fifteenth-Century Christmas Theatre from a Carmelite Convent, 13th-15th December, Fribourg, Switzerland

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

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