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BSA 2023 Conference: ‘Re-locating Shakespeare’ (University of Liverpool, 25th – 28th July 2023)

The British Shakespeare Association is delighted to announce that our next conference will take place at the University of Liverpool, Tuesday 25th - Friday 28th July 2023, organised by Dr Esme Miskimmin (University of Liverpool) and Professor Elspeth Graham (Liverpool... Read More...

Applications open for new Chair of the BSA

Chair of the Board of Trustees of the British Shakespeare Association The Board of the British Shakespeare Association is looking to appoint new leadership from Summer 2023 onwards. This is an exciting opportunity to lead the Board of the BSA... Read More...

New special issue of ‘Shakespeare’ journal: Shakespeare and the Jews

The BSA is delighted to announce the recent publication of a special issue of our journal Shakespeare on the theme of 'Shakespeare and the Jews', edited by Coen Heijes and Sabine Schülting. This special issue brings together eight articles that... Read More...

CFP for LINGUACULTURE: In Honorem Professor Michael Hattaway

LINGUACULTURE, vol. 14, no. 1, June 2023 Issue editors: Professor Nicoleta Cinpoes (n.cinpoes@worc.ac.uk),Professor Alison Findlay (a.g.findlay@lancaster.ac.uk), Professor Peter Smith (peter.smith@ntu.ac.uk) and Veronica Popescu (journal@linguaculture.ro) For this special issue, In Honorem Professor Michael Hattaway, we welcome original contributions connected to Professor... Read More...

BSA Statement in Support of Ukraine

The Board of the British Shakespeare Association wishes to express its solidarity with the Ukrainian academic community and, beyond, with the whole population of this country. We condemn the invasion of Ukraine by Putin's forces in the strongest possible terms,... Read More...

Attendance at ‘Readings of Shakespeare with Honorary Fellows’ Free for BSA Members (5th and 6th March, Stratford-Upon-Avon)

The BSA has contributed to sponsorship of a community-based reading of Shakespeare's complete works from in the ballroom of the Town Hall, Stratford-upon-Avon. The event, ‘Shakespeare’s Coming Home’ which runs from 1st to 12th March 2022 is to raise money... Read More...

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...

Applications open for BSA Small Events Fund

Applications are currently open for the BSA's Small Events Fund, for awards of up to £250 per event. The purpose of the BSA’s Small Events Fund is to offer financial support to members of the BSA who wish to organize... 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...
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