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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...

In Memoriam: Professor Michael Hattaway

The British Shakespeare Association is saddened by the passing of Professor Michael Hattaway, on Wednesday 7 July, after a courageous, nine-month struggle with cancer. The Shakespeare world has been enriched by his lively and accessible academic work, from the well-used Elizabethan... 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... Read More...

Teaching Shakespeare Magazine: New Editor Wanted

A message from Sarah Olive (Editor of Teaching Shakespeare) After twenty-odd issues of Teaching Shakespeare, I will be stepping down from the role of editor from June 2021 as I take on the role of lead editor for the academic... 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.  ... Read More...

Productions and Events

Terra Nova Terra Nova, Northern Ireland’s only inter-cultural theatre company, has been busy with Shakespeare in recent months. Check out their wonderful ‘Intercultural Cohort’ project which includes ‘Shakespeare’s Monologues’ (22 April 2021), a series of five monologues from Shakespeare’s plays.... Read More...
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