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The Early Modern Inns of Court and the Circulation of Text, 14-15 June 2019, King’s College London

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

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Do you have some early drama news that you would like to share with our subscribers? We would be happy to pass on your announcements of upcoming conferences, performance events, publications, job opportunities, fellowships, and everything in between! Send us your CFPs, links to any upcoming events, job announcements, and details of forthcoming publications to earlydramanetwork@gmail.com and … Continue reading Have Some Early Drama News?

CFP: Northern Lights: Late Medieval Devotion to Saints from the North of England, 28-30 March 2019, University of Lausanne

Northern Lights: Late Medieval Devotion to Saints from the North of England 28-30 March 2019, University of Lausanne Plenary speakers : James Clark (University of Exeter), Cynthia Turner Camp (University of Georgia), Julian Luxford (University of St Andrews), and Catherine Sanok (University of Michigan) Despite widespread interest in the cults of northern English saints (600-1200) … Continue reading CFP: Northern Lights: Late Medieval Devotion to Saints from the North of England, 28-30 March 2019, University of Lausanne

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Shakespeare in the Royal Collections, King’s College in collaboration w/ Birkbeck

Applications are due by 14 September 2018 Applications are invited for a three-year, full-time Postdoctoral Research Associate to work on the AHRC-funded project, ‘Shakespeare in the Royal Collections’. This is led by Principal Investigator Professor Gordon McMullan (Department of English, King’s College London) and Co-Investigator Dr. Kate Retford (Department of History of Art, Birkbeck College, … Continue reading Postdoctoral Research Associate, Shakespeare in the Royal Collections, King’s College in collaboration w/ Birkbeck

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

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

Early Drama in the Classroom: Back to the Future Workshop

As part of the University of Manchester’s Widening Participation Programme, I was asked to put together a workshop covering some area of my research, pitching it for schoolchildren in years 8 or 9 (ages 12-14). Medieval literature may seem irrelevant to a modern society, but there are important challenges that we face today on global … Continue reading Early Drama in the Classroom: Back to the Future Workshop