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BritGrad 2016: Call for Papers – Deadline March 21st @britgrad

March 18, 2016

From the BritGrad team:

2-4 June 2016

The Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham

We invite graduate students with interests in Shakespeare, Renaissance, and Early Modern Studies to submit paper proposals for the Eighteenth Annual British Graduate Shakespeare Conference.

This interdisciplinary conference provides a friendly and stimulating academic forum in which graduate students from all over the world can present their research and meet together in an active centre of Shakespeare research: Shakespeare’s hometown of Stratford-upon-Avon.

The theme of this year’s conference is ‘400 Years and Counting: Celebrating Early Modern Drama’, tying into the 2016 anniversary celebrations. In accordance with the Shakespeare Institute’s emerging reputation as a place for creative criticism, we also encourage creative responses. Undergraduate students in their final two years of study are invited to attend the conference as auditors (non-speakers).

This year our line-up of plenary speakers includes John Jowett (The Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham), and Martin Killeen (University of Birmingham). See our blog for information on plenary speakers as they are confirmed. Attendees will also have the opportunity to attend the RSC production of Hamlet, directed by Simon Godwin and starring Paapa Essiedu, at a group-booking price. Lunch will be provided each day, and there will be a party and reception for attendees.

We invite abstracts of up to 200 words proposing papers twenty minutes in length on subjects relating to Shakespeare, Early Modern, and/or Renaissance Studies. More creative forms of criticism, such as original writing or performance, may also be submitted, also requiring a 200-word abstract. We welcome papers from a wide variety of disciplines, from literature to art and cultural history and beyond.

Deadline for Paper Proposals: 23:59 GMT on 21 March 2016.

Presenters will be notified of acceptance in time to register by 21 April and secure any necessary visas. Auditors are encouraged to register by 19 May for early-bird pricing. Due to the growing success of this annual conference, we strongly encourage early registration to ensure a place on the conference programme.

For more information you can find us on Facebook, Twitter, and at britgrad.wordpress.com. Our email address is britgrad.conference@gmail.com; please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions.

 

 

 

 
 

 

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CFP Shakespeare BritGrad 2015

January 21, 2015

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The Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham

“We invite graduate students with interests in Shakespeare, Renaissance, and Early Modern Studies to join us in June for the Seventeenth Annual British Graduate Shakespeare Conference.

This interdisciplinary conference, celebrating its seventeenth anniversary in 2015, provides a friendly and stimulating academic forum in which graduate students from all over the world can present their research on Shakespeare, the Early Modern period, or the Renaissance. In accordance with the Shakespeare Institute’s emerging reputation as a place for creative criticism, we also encourage creative responses.  The conference takes place in an active centre of Shakespeare and Early Modern scholarship in Shakespeare’s home town, Stratford-upon-Avon. Undergraduate students in their final two years of study are also invited to attend the conference as auditors.

Plenary speakers include Chris Laoutaris (University of Birmingham), Laurie Maguire (University of Oxford), and Andy Kesson (University of Roehampton). See our blog for information on plenary speakers as they are confirmed. Delegates will also have the opportunity to attend the RSC production of Othello, directed by Iqbal Khan (Much Ado ’12), and starring Hugh Quarshie (Faust, Julius Caesar ’96) and Lucian Msamati (Pericles ’06) at a group-booking price. Lunch will be provided on each day, and we will be hosting a party and a reception for the delegates.

We invite abstracts of up to 200 words for papers twenty minutes in length on subjects relating to Shakespeare, Early Modern, and/or Renaissance studies. More creative forms of criticism, including original writing, may be submitted, also requiring a 200 word abstract.  We welcome papers from a wide variety of disciplines, from literature to art history and beyond.  Delegates wishing to give papers must register by 23 April 2015.  (Abstracts cannot be considered until the delegate has registered.)  Auditors are encouraged to register by 21 May 2015 for early-bird pricing. Due to the growing success of this annual conference, we strongly encourage early registration to ensure a place on the conference programme.

For more information, find us on Facebook, on Twitter, and at britgrad.wordpress.com, or email britgrad.conference@gmail.com.

[Download this CFP here.]”

Call for Papers.

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CFP BritGrad Shakespeare Conference Reminder

April 25, 2012

A reminder just in from BritGrad:

We invite graduate students with interests in both Shakespeare and Renaissance studies to join us in June for the Fourteenth Annual British Graduate Conference.

The interdisciplinary conference provides a friendly but stimulating academic forum in which graduate students from all over the world can present their research and meet together in an active centre of Shakespeare research: Shakespeare’s home town of Stratford-upon-Avon. Undergraduate students in their final two years of study are also invited to attend the conference as auditors.

The conference will feature talks by Peter Holland (Notre Dame), Tiffany Stern (Oxford), Paul Menzer (Mary Baldwin), and Katherine Duncan-Jones (Oxford). Delegates also have the opportunity to attend the Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of Richard III, part of the World Shakespeare Festival, at a group-booking price. Lunch will be provided on each day, and we will be hosting a dance and a drinks reception for the delegates.

We invite abstracts of approximately 200 words for papers twenty minutes in length (3,000 words or less) on subjects relating to Shakespeare and Renaissance studies. Delegates wishing to give papers must register by Friday 4th May, 2012. Due to the growing success of this annual conference, we strongly encourage early registration to ensure a place on the conference programme.

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BritGrad_2012_Final_Call_for_Papers

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BritGrad Shakespeare Conference 2012

January 30, 2012

This just in:

“We invite graduate students with interests in both Shakespeare and Renaissance studies to join us in June for the Fourteenth Annual British Graduate Conference.

The interdisciplinary conference provides a friendly but stimulating academic forum in which graduate students from all over the world can present their research and meet together in an active centre of Shakespeare research: Shakespeare’s home town of Stratford-upon-Avon. Undergraduate students in their final two years of study are also invited to attend the conference as auditors.

The conference will feature talks by Peter Holland (Notre Dame), Tiffany Stern (Oxford), Paul Menzer (Mary Baldwin), and Katherine Duncan-Jones (Oxford). Delegates also have the opportunity to attend the Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of Richard III, part of the World Shakespeare Festival, at a group-booking price. Lunch will be provided on each day, and we will be hosting a dance and a drinks reception for the delegates.

We invite abstracts of approximately 200 words for papers twenty minutes in length (3,000 words or less) on subjects relating to Shakespeare and Renaissance studies. Delegates wishing to give papers must register by Friday May 4, 2012. Due to the growing success of this annual conference, we strongly encourage early registration to ensure a place on the conference programme.”

Find out more here:

www.britgrad.wordpress.com

 

 

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BritGrad Shakespeare Conference

May 27, 2011

This year’s BritGrad Shakespeare Conference is taking place right now. Yesterday Alun Thomas (Cardiff University) presented a paper entitled:

“The Audience as Historian in Henry IV

Plenary Speakers:

Find out more here.

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The Thirteenth British Graduate Shakespeare Conference

February 15, 2011

26-28 May 2011

The Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham

CALL FOR PAPERS

We invite graduate students with interests in Shakespearean and Renaissance studies to join us in May at the Shakespeare Institute in Stratford-upon-Avon for The British Graduate Shakespeare Conference.

The conference is run by students, for students, and is now in its thirteenth year. It has a reputation for providing a friendly but stimulating academic forum and attracts delegates from around the world. Delegates have the opportunity to present their research in front of an audience of peers, to attend several plenary sessions organised across the three days of the conference, and to see the RSC production of The Merchant of Venice, starring Patrick Stewart, at group-booking price. The Institute is also ideally situated for students who want to visit the beautiful and historic town of Stratford-upon-Avon, to explore the world-class resources of the Shakespeare Institute Library and the Shakespeare Centre Library or to watch further exciting shows at the new Royal Shakespeare Theatre (see www.rsc.org.uk for the full season).

The conference will feature talks by Martin Wiggins (The Shakespeare Institute), Catherine Richardson (The University of Kent), Matthew Frost (Manchester University Press), Jacquelyn Bessell (The Shakespeare Institute) and the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, who will provide First Folio and archive viewing. Jacque MacDonald will direct a performance of a court masque. Lunch will be provided on each day.

We invite abstracts of approximately 200 words for papers of twenty minutes length (3,000 words or less). Delegates wanting to give papers must register by April 15 2011. Undergraduates in their final two years may attend the conference as auditors, as indeed may postgraduates. We encourage early registration to ensure a place on the conference programme.

The website contains more information about the event and the venue, including prices and downloadable registration forms. See www.shakespeare.bham.ac.uk/BritGrad or email us at britgrad@yahoo.com

Deadline for Papers: 15 April 2011

Deadline for Auditors: 10 May 2011

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BritGrad Conference Stratford 2010

June 4, 2010

Peter Roberts and Alun Thomas from Cardiff University will be presenting papers at this year’s BritGrad postgraduate conference at the Shakespeare Institute, Stratford:

Peter Roberts – “Drinking Ijssel: Hamlet V.1.265.”

Alun Thomas – “The Ghosts of History in Richard III.”

The three-day event will also include plenary lectures from several Shakespeare scholars:

Thursday 17 June 2010:

Friday 18 June 2010:

Saturday 19 June 2010:

To view the conference website click here.

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