‘So many hours must I take my rest/So many hours must I contemplate/So many hours must I sport myself’ – Your BritGrad programme

Hello all delegates, and welcome to Stratford! With apologies for the obvious lateness of this information, here is the programme for this year’s 16th British Graduate Shakespeare Conference: BritGrad schedule 2014 It will also be in your delegate packs, with abstracts for each paper, to help you to decide how best to plan your schedule. Panels … Continue reading

Plenary #9 & #10: Ending with a Roar

With just a week left until the initial meet-and-greet, we’re delighted to announce the final pair of speakers for BritGrad 2014. On Saturday June 7th, 10:45-11:45, we will be welcoming Anna Marsland and David Rintoul to discuss The RSC’s Roaring Girls season, in a question-and-answer session chaired by Hannah Hickman and Charlotte Horobin. Hopefully you already have a number of burning … Continue reading

Plenary #8: My Kingdom for a BritGrad ticket!

Delegates to BritGrad 2014 are welcome to make use of the Institute’s parking facilities, but since the discovery two years ago of the body of King Richard III under a Leicester car-park, I’m personally hesitant about leaving my car anywhere in case a controversial historical personage reimagined by Shakespeare is waiting underneath my wheels. Are … Continue reading

Plenary #6 & #7: DOUBLE BILL!

The plenaries I’m announcing today are two men who give collaboration a good name, and are occasionally asked to discuss it in the Brazilian national press. They will be giving a collaborative talk about Shakespeare’s collaborative plays, and you’d be singularly foolish to miss it.   Sharp by name as well as by nature, Dr … Continue reading

Plenary #4: Professor Tony Howard

Today on the blog it’s my honour to hand over to Charles Morton to introduce our fourth plenary speaker. BritGrad’s illustrious co-chair describes his former tutor, besides his remarkable academic achievements, as ‘one of the nicest people you are ever likely to meet’. Professor Tony Howard has been at the forefront of much groundbreaking work on Shakespeare. … Continue reading

Two more plenary speakers, or, ‘What should we call these speaking things?’

To discover the identity of the first of the two plenary speakers we’re announcing today, we invite you to turn to your copy of Venus and Adonis, lines 383-6 (Oxford edition). He also features in Henry VI Part II, grazing in Cheapside, and as part of a duo in Titus Andronicus, haling a ‘vengeful wagon’. Whether or not he will … Continue reading

AHRC Studentships at Roehampton

A series of AHRC-funded studentships, both at the Masters and Doctoral level, are available at the University of Roehampton. There are opportunities for funding in Early Modern programs supervised by the likes of Andy Kesson, Clare McManus, and Jane Kinglsey-Smith. You have until February 19th 2014 to apply, and all the details are available here.

And the first plenary speaker of 2014 is…

As 2013 draws to a close, with a turkey in the freezer and mince pies in the oven, you may well feel that your appetite can’t take any more whetting – but we’re hoping to dispel that feeling by announcing the first plenary speaker of BritGrad 2014. If you have a hunger for linguistics, Shakespearean … Continue reading

2 conferences, 1 journal, 3 August deadlines

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1. ‘Shakespearean Journeys’, Asian Shakespeare Association, 15-17 May 2014 Download the CFP for the inaugural conference of the ASA Deadline 15 August 2013 2. ‘Shakespeare and his Contemporaries’, The British Institute of Florence, 10 April 2014 Download the 6th Annual Postgraduate Conference CFP Deadline 30 October 2013 3. Shakespeare Institute Review Issue 2  now available CFP announced for Issue 3: ‘Love and Lust … Continue reading

BritGrad Invites You…

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…To An Informal Gathering We hope you will join us for a small meet-and-greet this Wednesday, 5th June, the evening before the conference starts. We’ll be meeting at the Windmill Inn at 6.30pm, which is just across the road from the Institute on Church Street. If you’re in town, come say hello, meet with old … Continue reading

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