BritGrad 2013 Registration News

Attention delegates!

Registration for BritGrad 2013 opens on Friday 25 January and closes on Thursday 25 April.

Auditors have until Thursday 23 May to apply.

Places–and theatre tickets–are limited so be sure to register early!  Late fees will be incurred for any applications received after these dates.


Keep watching this space for more specific information about registration and fees.


BritGrad 2013 News!

Hello all,

We’re very pleased indeed to announce that BritGrad 2013 will convene June 6-8. Mark your calendars now!

In other news, we have a new committee about to plan another excellent conference, chaired this year by Cathleen McKague. For more info on the core and sub-committees, head over to the About Us section of the site.

[They can be reached, as always, at]

Conference connections **updated**

Some of us here on the BritGrad committee will attend conferences in England and the US in coming weeks. If you’re also attending a conference – listed below or not – let us know in the comments. We’d love to meet you or reconnect with you before June.  (And we’ll be happy to answer any questions you may have about BritGrad.)

Shakespeare Inside-out: Depth, Surface, Meaning – BSA – February 24-26 – Lancaster University

Saturday, February 25 – Panel 10

Cathleen McKague (Treasurer) presents:  ‘Her arms do lend his neck a sweet embrace: / Incorp’rate then they seem; face grows to face’: Ovid’s tale of Salmacis and Hermaphroditus as a source text for Shakespeare’s Venus and Adonis

Sunday, February 26 – Panel 33

Eoin Price (Co-chair) presents: Secrecy, Privacy, and Power in Middleton and Shakespeare

Thea Buckley (sub-committee) presents: Turning Hamlet Inside-out: Barton’s 1980-81 RSC Production 


Writing the Lives of People and Things – March 1-2 – Southampton University

Friday, March 1 – Session 4

Yolana Wassersug (Registrar) presents: The Counterfeit Presentment: Shakespeare and Biographical Portraiture

Shakespeare Association of America – April 5-7 – Boston, MA

Thursday, April 5

Eoin Price is part of the ‘Literature and History/Literature as History’ panel, led by David Scott Kastan (Yale) and Keith Wrightson (Yale).

Jose Perez Diez (sub-committee) is part of the ‘Non-Shakespearean Drama and Performance’ panel, led by Pascale Aebischer (University of Exeter) and Sarah Werner (Folger Shakespeare Library). Jose’s paper is titled ‘An editor’s theatre: The impact of non-professional, experimental, and hypothetic performance on editorial practice.’

Friday, April 6 

Cathleen McKague is part of the ‘Emotion in Shakespeare, Part Two’ panel, led by Cora Fox (Arizona State). Cathleen’s paper is titled ‘Gendered Emotion in Jonson’s Volpone‘.

Saturday, April 7

Yolana Wassersug is part of the ‘Shakespeare and the Power of the Face’ panel, led by James A. Knapp (Loyola U, Chicago). Yolana’s paper is titled ”The counterfeit presentment of two brothers’: What Hamlet Sees in Faces’.