By Samantha Seto (editor)
In June 2022, the English Department’s PGR community circulated the brilliant news about an annual conference. The event was a hybrid presentation as it took place in-person and online. It welcomed research presentations from postgraduate students at UK and international universities. This year’s papers addressed the theme of “Terms and Conditions: Methods and Disciplines of Knowledge.”
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International Conference (online): 2nd – 4th December 2021
Practices of Collaboration in Early Modern Theatre: Authors, Actors, Printers, Playhouses, and Their Texts
This international conference takes into view the intricate interplay of numerous agents in the early modern dramatic arena: authors and their respective playing companies, actors, printers, and playhouses. 21 speakers from Australia, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, the UK, and the US will discuss a spectrum of collaborative practices between these various agents in the early modern dramatic arena. Situated at the intersection of literary studies, cultural studies, and early modern history, the conference aims to explore concepts of early modern collaboration and, consequently, of early modern authorship.
Lucy Munro (Professor of Shakespeare and Early Modern Literature, King’s College, London, https://www.kcl.ac.uk/people/dr-lucy-munro ): Heminges and Condell and Shakespeare
Andy Kesson (University of Roehampton, London): “I was appointed to perform this work” (Aemelia Lanyer): What Is Early Modern Attribution?
Tiffany Stern (Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham): Product Placement in the Time of Shakespeare
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By George Kowalik (editor)
Back in March, the department’s PGR community received an email about an upcoming in-house conference. June’s event would be the first time the annual conference had taken place online, and this year papers would be on the theme of “pause/progress: interruption as possibility.”
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