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 »

Free-to-view books from Routledge during May 2014

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Routledge Literature is running a promotion throughout May allowing readers free online access to hundreds of Routledge titles, including books on Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature. To browse the catalogue and take advantage of this promotion, please visit...
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Teaching Shakespeare volume 5

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Volume 5 of the BSA magazine ‘Teaching Shakespeare’ is now available to download for free from the website. This issue, focusing on facilitating access to Shakespeare, includes pieces by Kristin Hall, Catherine Fletcher, Chloe Stopa-Hunt, Hannah Bailey, Amelia...
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Terence Hawkes

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Terence Hawkes, who was awarded an Honorary Fellowship by the BSA in November 2013, sadly passed away in January 2014. Terence’s death is a great loss to the field, and the Board of Trustees extends its deepest sympathies to his family and friends. Terence Hawkes was a...
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New volume of Shakespeare now arriving for subscribers

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Members who have subscribed to the journal should shortly be receiving their copies of Volume 9, collected together essays and reviews published in 2013. Highlights of this volume include three special issues on ‘Shakespeare and the New Aestheticism: Space, Style and...
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The new online home for the BSA

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Welcome to the new iteration of the British Shakespeare Association’s website. Here you will find the usual content giving information about our Fellows, the BSA journal Shakespeare and our ever-expanding Education Network, as well as new pages on the BSA’s history...
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Final Call for Papers for Stirling Conference

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There is still time to propose a paper, panel or workshop for Shakespeare: Text, Power, Authority , the British Shakespeare Association conference at the University of Stirling, 3-6 July 2014. Details of how to apply are available on the conference website. In the four hundred...
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New Honorary Fellows for 2014

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The British Shakespeare Association is pleased to announce its two new Honorary Fellows for 2014: Professor Reginald A Foakes Professor John Russell Brown The two Honorary Fellows will be honoured at a special event at the BSA biennial conference in Stirling, June 2014. More...
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