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June 2019

2019 Shakespearean Theatre Conference

June 20 - June 22
University of Waterloo, University of Waterloo Stratford School of Interaction Design and Business, 125 St Patrick St
Stratford, Ontario N5A 0C1 Canada
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Festival and Festivity 20–22 June 2019 Stratford, Ontario, Canada We invite proposals for 20-minute papers, full sessions, and workshops for the third Shakespearean Theatre Conference, to be held June 20-22, 2019, in Stratford, Ontario. While all approaches to Tudor-Stuart drama are welcome, we especially encourage proposals that respond to our broad theme of “Festival and Festivity.” How do we understand and perform festive, antic, celebratory, or bacchanal elements in the plays of Shakespeare and his contemporaries? How did these plays…

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Shakespeare and Morality Symposium

June 21
Guildford School of Acting, Stag Hill Campus, Perimeter Rd
Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XH United Kingdom
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'Morals' by Mark M. Mellon (2018)21st June 2019 Guildford School of Acting Stag Hill Campus University of Surrey Guildford We invite papers on the topic of Shakespeare and Morality in criticism, performance, and theory. Themes may include but are not limited to: authority, loyalty, fairness, sanctity, care, and liberty. We encourage papers from scholars in both literary and performance studies, as well as teachers from English or Drama departments who are currently teaching Shakespeare at A-level. The aim of this…

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July 2019

BSA 2019 Conference: Shakespeare, Race and Nation

July 17 - July 20
Swansea University, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Sketty
Swansea, Wales SA2 8PP United Kingdom
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Swansea University, 17-20 July 2019 Plenary Speakers include: Prof. Kim F Hall (Barnard College), Prof. Nandini Das (University of Liverpool), Dr. Preti Taneja (University of Warwick) Swansea University is proud to host the 2019 British Shakespeare Association conference on the theme of “Shakespeare, Race, and Nation”. In the lead-up to the UK’s 2016 EU Referendum vote, both pro and anti-EU campaigners used Shakespeare to try and establish a persuasive argument about British (or English) national identity. In the wake of…

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August 2019

ARIELSTRATFORD

August 16 - August 21

The Unique Shakespeare Camp at Stratford August 15 - 31, 2019 Spaces available for BSA members. Option One: 12 spaces: August 16 - 21 You watch: Measure for Measure, The Provoked Wife. Much Ado About Nothing (Festival Players), The Taming of the Shrew, Venice Preserved Option Two: 9 spaces: August 26 - 31 You watch: As You Like It, The Provoked Wife, Venice Preserved, Measure for Measure, The Taming of the Shrew Enjoy seminars, sonnet readings and a daily reading…

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October 2019

I SEDERI International Conference for Junior Researchers

October 9 - October 11
University of Murcia, Calle Campus Universitario
Murcia, 30100 Spain
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University of Murcia, 9–11 October 2019 Keynote Speakers: Zenón Luis-Martínez, President of SEDERI (Universidad de Huelva, Spain) Sonia Massai (King’s College London, UK) Paul Prescott (University of Warwick, UK) We are pleased to announce that the I SEDERI International Conference for Junior Researchers will be held on 9, 10 and 11 October 2019 at the University of Murcia (Spain). This event is part of an initiative born within SEDERI, the Spanish and Portuguese Society for English Renaissance Studies, which seeks…

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July 2021

2021 World Shakespeare Congress, Singapore

July 19, 2021 - July 23, 2021

Shakespeare Circuits 11th World Shakespeare Congress Singapore, 19–23 July 2021 The Programme Committee of the 2021 World Shakespeare Congress welcomes proposals for panels, roundtables, seminars, and workshops responding to the conference theme ‘Shakespeare Circuits’. The trope of circuits draws attention to the passage of Shakespeare’s work between places and periods, agencies and institutions, positionalities and networks of production, languages and mediums. Topics may include, but are not restricted to: Renaissance circuits: socio-cultural economies, ecologies, and performance practices Transmissions: textual transfer,…

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