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Shakespeare: Text, Power, Authority – The BSA Conference 2014

03 Jul 2014 - 06 Jul 2014, 12.00am - 12.00am

The 2014 biennial conference of the British Shakespeare Association will take place on the beautifully landscaped main campus of the University of Stirling. The programme will include lectures, papers, workshops, seminars, performances, and excursions to the Library of Innerpeffray (Crieff), Stirling Castle, and a local whisky distillery. There will also be special workshops and sessions directed at local schools. A highlight of the programme will be an outdoor performance of a Shakespeare play by the Glaswegian theatre company Bard in the Botanics. Confirmed keynote speakers are Professor Margreta de Grazia (University of Pennsylvania), Professor Andrew Murphy (University of St Andrews), Professor John Drakakis (University of Stirling), Dr Colin Burrow (University of Oxford), and Dr Michael Bogdanov, co-founder of the English Shakespeare Company.

For full details, including Call for Papers and Registration information, please visit the conference website at http://shakespeare.stir.ac.uk/ .