Welcome to the British Shakespeare Association

The British Shakespeare Association is a professional association of teachers, researchers, theatre practitioners, writers and enthusiasts. The BSA is a registered charity and its aims are educational – ‘to promote and foster a better understanding of Shakespeare and his work’. Read more about us »

York International Shakespeare Festival

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13-20 May 2017 Public Talks Venue and Booking The Bowland Auditorium, Berrick Saul Building (University of York) – unless otherwise indicated For how to book: https://www.york.ac.uk/hrc/whats-on/yisf/ Monday 15 May 2017 6pm – 7pm     ‘Hamlet’s Elsinore and Elsinore’s Hamlet’...
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Teaching Shakespeare: Readers have their say

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In late 2016, members of the British Shakespeare Association, specifically readers of and contributors to Teaching Shakespeare, were invited via links in email newsletters and on Twitter and Facebook to complete a ten-minute online survey on their experiences of using the...
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BSA Bulletin for March 2017

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Announcing our Honorary Fellows for 2017 The British Shakespeare Association endows two Honorary Fellowships each year. The Fellowships Committee chaired by Andrew Jarvis is now proud to announce that the BSA Honorary Fellows for 2017 are Sarah Stanton, formerly Publisher,...
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2017 Honorary Fellowships Awarded

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The British Shakespeare Association is delighted to announce that its 2017 Honorary Fellowship Awards are to be given to Sarah Stanton, formerly Publisher, Shakespeare and early modern literary studies for Cambridge University Press,  and to the leading Shakespearean actor Adrian...
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Shakespeare Karaoke

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Members of the BSA may be interested in the following event. Full details are available on: www.shakespearekaraoke.com  
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CFP: Shakespeare Unbound

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Members of the BSA may be interested in the following call for papers.   Call for papers: Shakespeare Unbound 2018 Conference of the French Shakespeare Society Paris, Thursday 18 – Saturday 20 January 2018 Call for papers The Société Française Shakespeare is dedicating its...
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First Impressions: Shakespeare – Lives and Works by Ole Juul Lund

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This post is part of a series of brief, ‘first impression’ reviews of books on Shakespeare in Education. Look out for others posted to the BSA’s Education Network Blog. 15-minute reviewer: BSA Teaching Trustee Chris Green In a nutshell, this book is about: Introducing...
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Announcing the BSA and SBT Teachers’ Conference

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Teachers’ Conference: Shakespeare and Creativity Thursday 3 August to Saturday 5 August 2017 Organised by The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust in collaboration with The British Shakespeare Association Venue:  The Shakespeare Centre, Stratford-upon-Avon Designed for teachers of...
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New Editors of the Education Network Blog

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As of February 2017, following on from the excellent work of Dr. Sarah Olive, this blog will be jointly edited by the BSA’s two Teaching Trustees – Chris Green and Karen Eckersall. Chris is a year into his term as a co-opted Trustee for the BSA. He is a member of both the...
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Teaching Shakespeare 11 is out!

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We are pleased to announce that the eleventh issue of Teaching Shakespeare, with ideas about teaching Titus Andronicus at GCSE, a colouring Shakespeare competition, and much else, is now available for free download. CLICK HERE TO READ THE PDF You can read back issues of Teaching...
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