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Robert Myles: Owning Shakespeare, The Podcast

Robert Myles is an actor, writer and director, known for The Show Must Go Online, The Shakespeare Deck, and the new podcast, Owning Shakespeare. He has acted in over 30 Shakespearean roles and has directed all 36 First Folio plays... Read More...

Eric Dunnum: Unruly Audiences and the Theater of Control in Early Modern London

Eric Dunnum, Associate Professor at Campbell University, tells us about his first monograph, published by Routledge in 2020. The kernel of my monograph, Unruly Audiences and the Theater of Control in Early Modern London, was formed way back in Dr... Read More...

Creating meaning through Shakespeare in and out of lockdown: Walking Shadows

Benjamin Broadribb is a final-year doctoral student at The Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham, and co-curator of the blog ‘Action is eloquence’: (Re)thinking Shakespeare. During the Covid-19 lockdowns across the planet in 2020 and 2021, ‘Shakespeare, both as a cultural... Read More...

Jayoon Byeon: Review of As You Like It

Jayoon Byeon (Lancaster University) reviews As You Like It (Dir. Laurie Samson for Northern Broadsides) at the Dukes Theatre Lancaster, 3 March 2022 Jayoon's review is also available in Korean. Welcome to the Forest of Arden, where garments are afloat... Read More...

Kat Hipkiss: Framing Margaret in Performance

New BSA Trustee Dr Kat Hipkiss gives us a glimpse into her research on the framing of women in contemporary productions of Shakespeare, and tells us why she's excited to join the board of the BSA as Web and Communications... Read More...

Andrea Smith: Radio Productions of Shakespeare’s Plays

BSA member Andrea Smith offers a fascinating glimpse into her doctoral research project on radio productions of Shakespeare’s plays. For most people, getting their fix of Shakespeare during the pandemic has meant turning to online platforms and recordings of stage... Read More...

Bringing the Bard Back Home? The English Translation of Foreign Shakespeare Criticism in the Long Nineteenth Century

BSA members Raphaël Ingelbien and Carmen Reisinger tell us about their five-year research project at KU Leuven, which was launched last year. Translations of Shakespeare’s texts and their impact on the development of various literatures are well charted, but the translation of the vast... Read More...

Early Career Researcher News: Mette Hildeman Sjölin

Mette Hildeman Sjölin, Stage Appropriations of Shakespeare’s Major Tragedies, 1980-2010 (Lund Studies in English, 2020) BSA member Dr Mette Hildeman Sjölin tells us about the content and origins of her first monograph, which is available in open access here. I first got the idea... Read More...

Early Career Researcher News: Ronan Hatfull, Learning to Lead at Conferences in 2021

BSA member Dr Ronan Hatfull shares news of upcoming conference leadership activities and reflects on conferencing during the pandemic. The buzz of conferences in the early days of my doctoral research at the University of Warwick was an integral reason... Read More...

Early Career Researcher News: Faith Acker, First Readers of Shakespeare’s Sonnets, 1590-1790

Congratulations to BSA member Dr Faith Acker on the publication of her first monograph, First Readers of Shakespeare’s Sonnets, 1590-1790 (Routledge, 2020). Read on to learn more from Dr Acker about her book and the process of adapting her doctoral work for... Read More...
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