Friday, March 24th, 2017 at the University of Glasgow

The Early English Drama & Performance Network (EED&PN) will be hosting its second annual postgraduate and early career symposium. The day will comprise of a series of talks and workshops that cover topics tailored to doctoral and early-career researchers in medieval and early modern drama.

Session topics will include, for example, technology in early drama research, text-mining and topic modelling, practice-based research, and using the Records of Early English Drama. Scholars, researchers, and professionals who have successfully researched, produced, and taught early drama will lead the sessions. The symposium will conclude with an open space session that will allow the participants to continue to discuss the day’s topics and to raise any further issues relevant to the field and its future directions.

Confirmed speakers:
Elisabeth Dutton (University of Fribourg and EDOX), Michael Falk (University of Kent), John McGavin (University of Southampton), Andrew Prescott (University of Glasgow), Olivia Robinson (University of Fribourg), and Eila Williamson (University of Glasgow and REEL).

Registration for the Symposium is now closed.

Registration for the Medieval English Theatre Meeting on ‘Cultures of Performance’ that will take place the following day (25th March) will need to be completed separately.

A copy of the provisional programme can be found here.

Directions and Getting Here: 
The Symposium will take place at the James Arnott Theatre
Gilmorehill Centre
Gilmorehill Halls
9 University Avenue
Glasgow  G12 8LX
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