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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 »

BSA Bulletin for February 2016

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BSA appoints New Education Trustees The Board is pleased to welcome two new co-opted trustees, Karen Eckersall and Chris Green, to the BSA board. Karen and Chris will be working closely with Sarah Olive, chair of the Education Committee, to help the BSA develop its Education...
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TECbook:  Online Texts and Tools for Learning

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A review of the TECbook resource using William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing (ed. Bate & Rasmussen, 2009) by Laura Louise Nicklin In an age of rapidly developing technology and instant, paper-free access to learning materials, the Much Ado About Nothing TECbook is a...
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On Shakespeare’s Sonnets

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Members of the BSA may be interested in the following event, organised by the Royal Society for Literature: On Shakespeare’s Sonnets 7pm, 11th February 2016 King’s College London, Strand WC2R 2LS Spring 2016 marks 400 years since Shakespeare’s death. Working wi...
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Communication, Correspondence and Transmission in the Early Modern World

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Readers of this website may be interested in the following call for papers.   PDF Version: Northern Renaissance Seminar CfP Please note that the deadline for this CfP is Friday 15th January 2016. We would be very grateful if you could please circulate this call to...
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New Book by BSA Member

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The BSA is delighted to announce the publication of a new book by one of our members, available from retailers now. Details and an extract from the book can be found below. Shakespeare Calling – the book Why Shakespeare?  Who is this Hamlet? Is Lady Macbeth really evil? Can...
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CFP Indian Shakespeares on Screen

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Members of the BSA may be interested by the following Call for Papers.   Indian Shakespeares on Screen An interdisciplinary symposium at Asia House, London – 27-29 April & Screenings with Q&A: Vishal Bhardwaj’s trilogy Maqbool, Omkara, Haider (Macbeth, Othello,...
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CFP: Disability and Shakespearean Theatre Symposium

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Sir Alwyn Williams Building, Lilybank Gardens University of Glasgow, G12 8QQ 9.45am-5pm, Wednesday 20th April 2016 Attendance: £25 full, £15 concession, free for BSA members This symposium draws together growing research interest in disability studies and Shakespearean theatre....
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British Shakespeare Association Teaching Trustee

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The Board of Trustees of the British Shakespeare Association wishes to co-opt a new Trustee from the teaching profession. We are looking for a member of the BSA who is willing to give of his or her time to further the aims of the BSA with particular attention to members of the...
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The Territories and Majesty of King John

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Members of the BSA may be interested in the following event.   Sidelights on Shakespeare: An Interdisciplinary research seminar Sponsored by the Humanities Research Centre Stuart Elden, Professor of Political Theory and Geography, University of Warwick and Monash Warwick...
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Shakespeare in the Language Classroom

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 Members of the BSA may be interested in the following event.   50th IATEFL CONFERENCE – LITERATURE, MEDIA & CULTURAL STUDIES SIG PRE-CONFERENCE EVENT: SHAKESPEARE IN THE LANGUAGE CLASSROOM BIRMINGHAM, 12 April 2016  The day will offer participants a series of...
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