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Sheffield Centre for Early Modern Studies – CFP: Page, Performance, and Culture

Sheffield Centre for Early Modern Studies is hosting a one-day colloquium (on the 12th June 2024) intended to bring together postgraduate students working on Shakespeare and early modern drama.

They welcome proposals for 20-minute research papers, 5-minute lightning talks and creative writing pieces.

Papers may consider, but are not limited to:

  • Shakespearean adaptation / appropriation / translation (including dramatic, musical and fictional adaptations)
  • Shakespeare/early modern drama in (early modern/modern-day) performance
  • Early modern theatre practices
  • Materiality: costuming, props, playing spaces, print culture
  • Dramatic genres/form
  • New perspectives on early modern drama / drama and critical theory
  • Gender and sexuality
  • Race and colonisation
  • Disability and embodiment
  • Early modern drama and society: politics, economics, religion, environment, colonisation
  • Drama and early modern thought: religion, science, historiography

Please see for the CFP and submission instructions.

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