Archive for November, 2010


Cardiff Shakespeare Publications

November 30, 2010

You can now view information (and links) to publications by students and academics at or from Cardiff University.

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CFP Shakespeare’s Shipwrecks: Theatres of Maritime Adventure

November 29, 2010


The 2011 spring conference of the German Shakespeare Society, organised in association with the European Shakespeare Research Association (ESRA), will take place
28 April – 1 May 2011 in Weimar (Germany)
Confirmed Speakers

Opening Keynote

Ania Loomba, University of Pennsylvania 

Plenary Speakers:
Tobias Döring, University of Munich
Ina Habermann, University of Basel

Ton Hoenselaars, Utrecht University

Rui Carvalho Homem, University of Porto

Gordon McMullan, King’s College London

Carol Rutter, Warwick University

Katrin Trüstedt,
University of Erfurt

Closing Keynote


Peter Greenaway
Call for Seminar Papers

Proposals for papers to be presented in seminars are welcome. Proposals should contain a 200-300 word abstract together with the full name, affiliation and email of their author(s) and they should be emailed to the convenors of each seminar.
Deadline for reception of abstracts: 10 January 2011


For more information click here.




Professor Stuart Sillars gives next CEIR talk

November 28, 2010

Professor Stuart Sillars (University of Bergen)

“Illustrated Shakespeare and the Limits of Interpretation”

14th Dec 17.15-18.15

Room 2.48

This seminar has been arranged by the Centre for Editorial and Intertextual Research (CEIR).
Visit CEIR’s Cardiff Book History blog  here.

Artistic Director talk at Cardiff University

November 26, 2010

John McGrath (Artistic Director of the National Theatre Wales) will be giving a talk at Cardiff University on Wednesday 1st December (Humanities Building, Room 2.1 at 5.15pm).

His talk is entitled:

Mapping Wales, Mapping Theatre, and What Next… 

Admission is free. No booking is required.


Philosophy Research Seminar Today

November 24, 2010

The ‘Woman Question’ in Early Modern Social Contract Theory

Susanne Sreedhar (Boston) 

Wed, 24 November, 16:15 – 18:00
Humanities Building
Room 0.01
See Cardiff University website here.

Shakespeare Graduate Conference 2011, Florence

November 20, 2010

Shakespeare Graduate Conference 2011

Thursday, April 14, 2011, 9.00

On 14 April 2011 the British Institute of Florence will hold the third annual Shakespeare Graduate Conference, with papers given by PhD candidates and by those who have obtained their doctorates no more than two years ago, at Italian universities.

The Conference is interdisciplinary and will be open to any contribution on the life and work of William Shakespeare (1564-1616) and of authors (playwrights, poets and prose writers) who were his contemporaries, but also more general contributions dealing with Shakespearean or Renaissance studies. Literary papers are welcome, but also ones on history, art history, history of the theatre, comparative studies, etc.

– We invite candidates to submit their proposal for papers, bearing in mind the following considerations:The candidate must send the title and a detailed abstract (circa 1500 words), explaining the paper’s content and structure; a bibliography should be attached.

The closing date for proposals is Friday 10 December 2010.

A commission will choose ten of the proposals submitted; the list of candidates selected to take part in the Conference will be published before the end of January 2011

– Each intervention must last no more than 20 minutes and must be given in English (except in the case of candidates from departments other than Anglistica, who may give their papers in Italian)

– One week before the Conference, a definitive text must be submitted.
Candidates may send their proposals by email, or else by postfor the attention of Sofia Novello, The British Institute of Florence, Lungarno Guicciardini 9, 50125 Firenze, by 10 December 2010 (in the case of texts sent by post, the postmark will taken as the date of submission).

Candidates whishing to email their proposal should contact us using this link and we will forward the address to which it should be sent  by email


Shakespeare paper at Visions and Visionaries

November 19, 2010

Alun Thomas – a PhD student at Cardiff University – will be presenting a paper at Visions and Visionaries on Monday (Nov 22nd). His paper is entitled “The Ghosts of History in Richard III“.

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