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 »

Call for Abstracts: Shakespeare in Higher Education in East and South East Asia

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Members of the BSA may be interested by the following call for abstracts. Call for abstracts – Shakespeare in higher education in East and South East Asia This is a call for chapter abstracts for a Palgrave Pivot edited collection. The book proposal will be submitted in...
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Globe on Screen: Enhancing Your Study of Shakespeare

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In a year full of celebrations commemorating the 400 year anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, Arts Alliance are delighted to be working with Shakespeare’s Globe to bring six thrilling, highly acclaimed productions from the world’s most famous stage to a cinema near you. Seeing...
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BSA Bulletin for May 2016

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Registration for Hull 2016 The BSA’s 2016 conference, ‘Shakespearean Transformations: Death, Life, and Afterlives’, takes place 8-11 September 2016 at the University of Hull. Registration for the conference will open next week. The early bird rate (before 1 July) is £180/£90...
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Irish Renaissance Seminar

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The BSA is proud to sponsor the following seminar. Attendance is free for all. This event is part of a larger series, more details here: http://www.britishshakespeare.ws/shakespeare-lives-across-the-island/   Shakespeare Lives across the Island: Conversations and...
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Shakespeare in the Royal Library

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Members of the BSA may be interested by the following event. Tuesday, 10 May 2016 18:30-19:45 Windsor Castle As part of this year’s Shakespeare 400 celebrations join Royal Librarian and Assistant Keeper of The Queen’s Archive Oliver Urquhart Irvine for an exclusive...
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CFP: Othello’s Island

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Members of the BSA may be interested by the following call for papers.   The 5th annual multidisciplinary conference on medieval, renaissance and early modern studies and their later legacies Venue: Centre for Visual Arts and Research (CVAR) Nicosia, Cyprus, 6 to 8 April...
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Shakespeare Lives Across the Island

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Members of the BSA may be interested by the following series of events, one of which is being sponsored by the association: IRISH RENAISSANCE SEMINAR 7 May, 12 noon– 5pm Old Staff Common Room, Queen’s University Belfast FREE Speakers: Andrea Montgomery (Terra Nova) Prof. Sheila...
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Shakespeare400 Day: New Perspectives

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The BSA is delighted to be supporting the Shakespeare400 day, to be held in collaboration with The University of Chichester English Department at Chichester Festival theatre on Saturday 23 April 2016. The event is a day of Shakespeare talks open to both scholars and the general...
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Bardolph’s Box – ‘It’s a really good story’

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This is a guest blog post from Nicola Pollard, a member of the touring Bardolph’s Box production, sponsored by the BSA (http://www.uptheroadtheatre.co.uk/bardolphs-box/).   As I write this, we’ve been on the road for four weeks, Liverpool, Wigan, St Helens,...
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Shakespeare 400: A Virtual Fieldtrip

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Members of the BSA, particularly those teaching schools, may be interested by the following event. Full details, and the registration link here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/shakespeare-400-a-virtual-field-trip-for-schools-registration-22731054195 If you cannot participate on...
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