Posts Tagged ‘The Winter’s Tale’


Early Modern Memory Conference

May 8, 2014

Rivetingly plausible … Greg Hicks as Leontes in The Winter’s Tale at the RSC Photograph: Tristram Kenton

Sophie Battell (Cardiff University) will be speaking at the Early Modern Memory Conference, Worcester University, 8-9 May.

Her paper is entitled:

“‘Flowers of Winter’: The dramatic animation of memory in Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale

Find out more about the conference here.





Richard Wilson Shakespeare Lecture: Minding the gap in ‘The Winter’s Tale’

April 17, 2012

Professor Richard Wilson (Cardiff University) recently spoke at the Shakespeare Institute, Stratford (Birmingham University). His lecture was entitled:

Monstrous To Our Human Reason:

Minding the gap in ‘The Winter’s Tale’

The podcast of this lecture on Shakespeare and the Gothic can currently be heard and/or downloaded here.

Richard Wilson will be giving the plenary lecture at the International Shakespeare Conference in Stratford this year. His paper is entitled: ‘Like an Olympian Wrestling: Shakespeare’s Olympic game’


CFP: The Winter’s Tale Symposium

May 28, 2011

Deadline: 31 July 2011

12 November 2011, Northern Renaissance Seminar series, University of Liverpool

This one-day Symposium is a part of the larger month-long Liverpool Winter’s Tale Festival celebrating the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale. It aims to enhance our understanding of this complex play, and papers presented at the symposium may focus on the text at the moment of production, its relationship with its predecessors and contemporaries, both within Shakespeare’s own writing and beyond, its transmission through editorial processes, as well as its interpretation through contemporary performances and re-readings. Confirmed speakers include Helen Cooper (Cambridge), Subha Mukherji (Cambridge) and Lori Humphrey Newcomb (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign).

Proposals for 15-20 minute  papers, including titles and abstracts (of no more than 300 words) should be sent to Nandini Das ( before 31st July 2011.

The Seminar will also offer up to 3 bursaries of £100 each, which will be awarded to postgraduate speakers courtesy of the Society for Renaissance Studies,


Cardiff Shakespeare Readers: The Winter’s Tale

October 19, 2010

The next Cardiff Shakespeare Readers gathering will take place this Sunday.

The Winter’s Tale

Sunday October 24th 2010, 6.30pm,

Media Point, Chapter, Cardiff.

Click here for more information.

Images of Matter

"Words are but the images of matter" --- Francis Bacon | Exploring the materiality of language in the early modern world and beyond

Will Pooley



research education, academic writing, public engagement, funding, other eccentricities.

READ: Research in English At Durham

Literature research, book news, and events from the world-class Department of English Studies at Durham University

Nature Writing in Wales

A Creative & Critical Writing PhD Sketchbook

Dr Charlotte Mathieson

Website of Dr Charlotte Mathieson

Shakespeare Institute Library

Info on Shakespeare, Renaissance literature and other useful library and research stuff.


Group for Early Modern Studies

We Are Cardiff

A blog about Cardiff, its people, and the alternative arts and cultural scene!


Cities. Culture. Regeneration. PhD Musings.

Lets pay more tax

Elspeth Jajdelska

Dr Johann Menon-Gregory

My Academic Portfolio

Dr Alun Withey

Welcome to my blog! I am an academic historian of medicine and the body, and 2014 AHRC/BBC 'New Generation Thinker'. Please enjoy and let me know what you think.

Thinking in Arden

Blog posts, mainly Shakespearean

The 18th-Century Common

A Public Humanities Website for Enthusiasts of 18th-Century Studies


The European Society for Textual Scholarship