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Out Now: Early Modern German Shakespeare

English itinerant players are known to have toured in northern continental Europe from the 1580s. Their repertories initially consisted of plays from the London theatre, but over time the English players learnt German, and German players joined the companies as... Read More...

Celebrating the legacy of Professor Michael Hattaway: Online Event Friday 11 February 5.00 pm

The late Professor Michael Hattaway’s bequest of books to colleagues in the University of Iasi, Romania, typified both his generosity and his strong bonds with Shakespeareans in Europe. This free online event celebrates Professor Hattaway’s legacy of friendship and of... Read More...

Call for Papers: A Special Issue of ‘Multicultural Shakespeare’ Journal

The guest editors of the special issue of Multicultural Shakespeare: Translation, Appropriation and Performance (2022), 'Staging Utopias: Shakespeare in Performance' invite submissions that consider Shakespeare and utopia in performance. Abstracts of 300-400 words should be sent to the guest editors... Read More...

In Memoriam: Antony Sher

The BSA is saddened by the death of Sir Antony Sher, whose extraordinary passion for performing has energised the Shakespearean stage, exciting us and illuminating our understanding. Our thoughts are with his husband, Greg Doran and his wide family of... Read More...

CFP for the first CIRCE CONFERENCE (June 2022): Comparative Approaches to the Study of Early Modern Theatre on Screen

BSA member Víctor Huertas Martín shares the following call for papers for the inaugural conference of the CIRCE project. About CIRCE Early Modern Theatre, developed mainly in Spain, France, Italy, England and Portugal, has been adapted to cinema, television and,... Read More...

A Special Issue of Shakespeare: Call for Submissions

The call for submissions for a special issue of the BSA’s Shakespeare journal is now open. More information about the journal is available here. A Special Issue of Shakespeare: ‘Shakespeare in Action’ Edited by Eleanor Rycroft and Maria Shmygol Both a noun and a verb, ‘action’... Read More...

British Shakespeare Association: Two New Trustees

The Board of Trustees of the British Shakespeare Association wishes to appoint two new Trustees who share the Association’s aims to educate, promote, and foster a better understanding of Shakespeare and his work. We are looking for (1) a Trustee... Read More...

British Shakespeare Association Election of New Trustee (Web and Communications Deputy)

The Board of Trustees of the British Shakespeare Association wishes to appoint a new Trustee to further the Association’s aims to educate, promote and foster a better understanding of Shakespeare and his work. We are looking for someone who will... Read More...

British Shakespeare Association Election of New Trustee (Equality, Diversity and Inclusion)

The Board of Trustees of the British Shakespeare Association wishes to appoint a new Trustee to take up position on the Board in Spring 2022 with special responsibility for informing our policies of equality, diversity and inclusion, and their presence... Read More...

BSA Online Conference: ‘Shakespeare In/Action’ (5-7 Aug)

The BSA’s online conference on ‘Shakespeare and In/Action’ will take place on 5-7 August. Registration for the conference is FREE and open to all members of the BSA in good standing; the registration form is accessible via the ‘Members’ area... Read More...
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