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UPDATE: Renaissance Drama in Action (4/30/06; 11/8/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2006 - 4:44pm
Jeremy Lopez

Shakespeare Bulletin, a journal for the study of renaissance drama in
performance, published by the Johns Hopkins University Press, is pleased
to announce workshop titles for the RENAISSANCE DRAMA IN ACTION
conference, to be held November 8-12, 2006 on the University of Toronto
campus.
 
RENAISSANCE DRAMA IN ACTION will give scholars interested in performance
an opportunity to grapple with the practical realities of moving from
the page to the stage. Conference participants will sign up for a
rehearsal-and-performance workshop. Each workshop will focus on a
single scene from a play, one which exemplifies particular problems,
challenges, and/or rewards involved in staging renaissance drama.

CFP: Renaissance Medievalisms (3/15/06; 10/6/06-10/7/06)

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:19pm
jess.paehlke_at_utoronto.ca

Call for Papers

"Renaissance Medievalisms"

An interdisciplinary conference to be held at
The Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies
Victoria College, University of Toronto
6-7 October 2006

CFP: Re-thinking the Renaissance Lyric (4/10/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:19pm
D. K. Smith

 As Helen Vendler has written, the function of a lyric poem is to offer 'aesthetically convincing representations of feelings felt and thoughts thought.' In ways unavailable to other genres, the Renaissance lyric provides insights into the epistemological shifts and changing patterns of thought in Elizabethan and Jacobean England. This session will explore the way the Renaissance Lyric both reflected and inflected contemporary ways of thinking about issues of politics, nationalism, religion, sovereignty, and subjectivity in Early Modern England. For the Renaissance Literature and Culture panel at the Midwest Modern Language Association Conference in Chicago, November 9-12, 2006.

CFP: Old Books, New Media: Using Technology to Teach Pre-1900 Texts (4/15/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:27pm
Elizabeth Coker

Old Books, New Media: Using Technology to teach Pre-1900 Texts
 
With the advent of computer classrooms, web-based archives, digital storytelling, and a host of other technological marvels, technology in the literature classroom has moved beyond the occasional Zeffirelli or Merchant Ivory film to encompass a wide range of problems and possibilities for teachers and students alike.

CFP: World as Stage / Stage as World (Australia) (5/13/06; 8/4/06-8/5/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2006 - 12:29am
Brett D. Hirsch

CALL FOR PAPERS

                The Fourteenth Annual Perth Medieval and Renaissance Group Symposium
        "World as Stage / Stage as World."
An Interdisciplinary Symposium Across Medieval and Early Modern Studies.

Dates:
August 4-5, 2006

Place:
University Club, University of Western Australia, Perth

Keynote Speakers:
Graham Bradshaw, Professor of English, Chuo University
Heather Dubrow, Professor of English, University of Wisconsin-Madison

UPDATE: The Ritual and Rhetoric of Queenship 1250-1650 (UK) (3/24/06; 8/24/06-8/25/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2006 - 12:28am
ejo7

UPDATED DEADLINE: 24 MARCH 2006

CONFERENCE EXTENDED

The Ritual and Rhetoric of Queenship, 1250-1650

Canterbury Christ Church University
(Kent)

Thursday 24 August/ Friday 25 August 2006

The deadline for proposals and the duration of this interdisciplinary
conference which aims to explore the ritual and rhetoric of queenship in late
medieval and early modern England have been extended.

We hope to encourage debate on the image and representation of queens in a
variety of genres, and on the cultural and political narratives of queenship.

Topics might include but are not limited to:

the representation of queens in early modern drama;

texts and textiles produced by queens;

CFP: Violently Shakespeare (9/15/06; OSC, 11/9/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2006 - 12:28am
Joseph Sullivan

The 2006 Ohio Shakespeare Conference will be held on the campus of
Marietta College this coming November 9th-11th. The theme of this
year's meeting will be "Violently Shakespeare." As is always the case
with the OSC, papers that thoughtfully employ any theoretical approach
are welcome. We are posting here on the Penn CFP early in the hope that
you'll consider us when putting together your travel schedule for next
year. Check our web page around mid-April to get complete, updated
information about the Marietta conference. If you visit the page now,
you can read all about our last two meetings (Cincinnati and Toledo).

CFP: Rapt in Secret Studies: Shakespeare Down Under (grad & emerging scholars) (Australia) (3/14/06; 7/14/06-7/15/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2006 - 12:28am
Chris Lee

RAPT IN SECRET STUDIES:
ANZSA Conference for Post-Graduate and Emerging Scholars

A PUBLIC MEMORY RESEARCH CENTRE AND UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN QUEENSLAND
EVENT
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH WORLD SHAKESPEARE 2006, AN INITIATIVE OF THE
UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND

DATE: Friday July 14 and Saturday July 15, 2006

VENUE: Empire Theatres Toowoomba, Queensland, AUSTRALIA

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