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Conference Schedule Now Online!

It’s what you’ve all been waiting for: a final conference schedule is now on the blog for all of you lovely people to peruse! If you want to see when your panel takes place, and/or to formulate a game plan for the weekend [we know how hard it is to choose which panels to attend], … Continue reading

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Getting to Know Your Plenary Speakers #6

Getting to Know Your Plenary Speakers #6: Dr Yong Li Lan, Dr Ken Takiguchi, and Dr Lee Chee Keng We are pleased to announce that our sixth, and final, plenary is going to Skype in from Singapore to talk about intercultural Shakespeare. The plenary group consists of Dr Yong Li Lan, Dr Ken Takiguchi, and … Continue reading

‘Provincial Shakespeare Performance’: fully funded PhD studentship

‘Provincial Shakespeare Performance’ fully funded PhD studentship, University of Nottingham/British Library – closing date 7 June 2013 The University of Nottingham School of English and The British Library AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership Provincial Shakespeare Performance The British Library and the School of English at the University of Nottingham are seeking to award one fully funded PhD studentship to … Continue reading


Smile, You’ll Be On Camera

BritGrad 2013 now has a resident shutterbug! We’re delighted to announce that Jenna Owen will be our official photographer at this year’s conference. Jenna is currently completing her MA in Shakespeare and Theatre here at the Institute, and will also be delivering a paper at the conference: ‘“Do you stand for me”: re-evaluating the ‘play … Continue reading



Have we got your attention? Good. BritGrad is holding a bake sale this Sunday, 19th May, in the Parish Centre across from Holy Trinity Church at 11.45am. If you’re in the Stratford vicinity, we hope you’ll join us and sample some delicious treats. If you’d like to prepare some yummy baked goods for the sale, … Continue reading

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The Lizz Ketterer Memorial Award 2013

Since 2011, BritGrad has presented the Lizz Ketterer Memorial Award to the most promising abstract entered for that year’s conference, chosen anonymously by fellows at the Shakespeare Institute. This award was established in memory of SI alumna Dr Lizz Ketterer, who passed away two years ago. [An excellent piece about Lizz and the award, written … Continue reading

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Getting to Know Your Plenary Speakers #5

Getting to Know Your Plenary Speakers #5: Christie Carson We are delighted to announce another plenary speaker: Christie Carson! She will join us to deliver a plenary titled ‘Influencing Editors, Influencing Performers: the Page to Stage relationship’. Dr Carson is Reader in Shakespeare and Performance at Royal Holloway, University of London. She has co-edited The … Continue reading


Crossing The Border of Eternal Peril, or, A Very Important Notice

STOP! Who would cross the Border of Eternal Peril must answer me these questions three, ere the other side he see: What is your name? What is your quest? What is your nationality? On a more serious note, we would like to inform all delegates – presenters and auditors alike – that this year all … Continue reading


Travel bursary form now available

Bursary Forms Now Available! Interested in one of our lovely bursaries? The application form is now on the blog for all of you lovely people to fill in! Remember that we must receive your complete applications before Wednesday 22nd May, and you must have registered to present a paper at this year’s conference by last … Continue reading


Money, Money, Money (It’s A Grad Student’s World)

BritGrad is delighted to announce that we have a small number of bursaries available for delegates. Thanks to the generous support of the Society of Renaissance Studies and the University of Birmingham’s CLAD (Centre for Learning and Development), we can offer a select number of bursaries to students intending to present at the conference, which … Continue reading

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