Before Shakespeare PhD Studentship, Roehampton, 17 August 2018

Department of English and Creative Writing, University of Roehampton, London A three-year, full-time Ph.D. studentship is available in connection with the AHRC-funded Before Shakespeare project. The PhD studentship: The PhD will be supervised by Dr. Andy Kesson and either Dr Jane Kingsley-Smith or Professor Clare McManus, depending on the topic proposed. The successful candidate will join the … Continue reading Before Shakespeare PhD Studentship, Roehampton, 17 August 2018

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Performing Movement in the N-Town Raising of Lazarus: An Alternative Introduction to Early Drama

Integrating any of the N-Town plays into an undergraduate or a graduate syllabus can feel like a daunting task. When students ask the understandable questions of ‘who wrote these plays’, ‘where were they performed’, ‘who were their audiences’, or ‘why was this group of plays compiled together’, one can feel inadequate when shrugging shoulders and … Continue reading Performing Movement in the N-Town Raising of Lazarus: An Alternative Introduction to Early Drama

Call for Information: York Evolving: Change and Permanence in the York Mystery Play Cycle

YORK EVOLVING: CHANGE AND PERMANENCE IN THE YORK MYSTERY PLAY CYCLE CALL FOR INFORMATION Eleanor Bloomfield, a PhD candidate at the University of Auckland, is researching modern revivals of the York mystery play cycle and is seeking first-hand accounts of the plays. Anyone who has seen, or been involved with, any performances of the York … Continue reading Call for Information: York Evolving: Change and Permanence in the York Mystery Play Cycle

CFP: New Voices in Early Drama Studies (Paper Panel), Leeds IMC 2018

Call for Papers International Congress on Medieval Studies, 2018 Leeds, England “New Voices in Early Drama Studies” (Paper Panel) The Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society (MRDS) would like to continue the success we had with our “New Voices” panel at the 2017 IMC at Kalamazoo by offering it in Leeds in 2018. For the 2018 … Continue reading CFP: New Voices in Early Drama Studies (Paper Panel), Leeds IMC 2018

Assistant Professor, University of Warwick

Salary: £39,324 to £46,925 per annum Permanent Full Time The Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies at the University of Warwick intends to appoint an Assistant Professor to teach on and develop our new English and History joint degree. The appointment will commence on 1 January 2018. We seek an outstanding scholar who specialises in … Continue reading Assistant Professor, University of Warwick

CFP, Middle English Literary Works, The Literary Encyclopaedia

The Literary Encyclopedia at http://www.litencyc.com is looking for qualified writers to enhance its coverage of Middle English Literature. We are currently adding to the Encyclopedia’s range of major literary works themselves and a list of required entries is given below. The list below is not comprehensive or final, and new proposals of writers/works/context essays that are … Continue reading CFP, Middle English Literary Works, The Literary Encyclopaedia