Call for Papers “The Early Modern Witch, 1450-1700″ Edited by Alison Findlay and Liz Oakley-Brown Special Issue of Preternature (The Pennsylvania State Press) <http://preternature.org>
The publication of early witchcraft texts created witches by generating controversy about them. Witch-dramas, pamphlets, testimonies about witch-encounters, sermons, and accounts of trials published the anxieties, related the long standing . . . → Read More: CFP: “The Early Modern Witch, 1450-1700″ (special issue of *Preternature*)
Australia and Shakespeare
In 2012, the London Olympics year, Shakespeare’s Globe curated a festival of Shakespeare productions entitled Globe to Globe. Productions came to the Globe from all over the world – a total 37 plays in 37 different languages. Early in the planning process I was contacted and asked if I knew of . . . → Read More: CFP: “Australia and Shakespeare”
The editors of The Shakespearean International Yearbook are pleased to announce our new advisory board, consisting of leading scholars from the U.S., U.K., Australia, the Netherlands, France, Poland, South Africa, India, and Japan. We are delighted to be able to work with such a distinguished group of scholars.
General Editors Tom Bishop, University of . . . → Read More: The Shakespeare International Yearbook
Digital Shakespeares: Innovations, Interventions, Mediations A Special Issue of The Shakespearean International Yearbook Edited by Hugh Craig and Brett D. Hirsch
If data is “the next big idea in language, history and the arts”, as Patricia Cohen has suggested, where are we now in Shakespeare studies? Are we being “digital” yet?
The guest editors . . . → Read More: CFP: Digital Shakespeares (Special Issue)
The Marlowe Bibliography Online (http://marlowebibliography.org) is an initiative of the Marlowe Society of America and the University of Melbourne. Its purpose is to facilitate scholarship on the works of Christopher Marlowe by providing a searchable annotated bibliography of relevant publications.
Items for inclusion can be entered in the form available from the MBO homepage (or . . . → Read More: Marlowe Bibliography Online (MBO)
Kate Flaherty, Ours As We Play It: Australia Plays Shakespeare (UWA Publishing, 2011).
Ours As We Play It is the first monograph to draw together a wealth of primary resources from theatre archives and rehearsal rooms, including images, reviews, and interviews with practitioners, to begin to compose a picture of Shakespeare’s plays as they . . . → Read More: Just released! Kate Flaherty’s, Ours As We Play It: Australia Plays Shakespeare
Hilary Elfick’s An Ordinary Storm — a meditation on The Tempest set in Polynesia, performed at the 2008 ANZSA conference in Dunedin — has recently (2010) been published by the University of Otago and now also appears in a UK edition, as follows:
An Ordinary Storm, available from Hilary (firstname.lastname@example.org) or from The Humanities . . . → Read More: ANZSA-related publications: Hilary Elfick’s An Ordinary Storm
ANZSA members may also be interested in Philippa Kelly’s book, THE KING AND I, which came out in Australia early in the year and is a meditation on Australian culture through the prism of King Lear. It is with the SHAKESPEARE NOW! series – continuum press, general editors Simon Palfrey (Oxford) and Ewan Fernie . . . → Read More: The King and I, by Philippa Kelly
Medicinal Cannibalism in Early Modern English Literature and Culture examines an important moment in the long history of the medical use and abuse of the human body. In early modern Protestant England, the fragmented corpse was processed, circulated, and ingested as a valuable drug in a medical economy underpinned by a brutal judicial . . . → Read More: Just released: Louise Noble’s Medicinal Cannibalism in Early Modern English Literature and Culture
The ARC has opened its ERA 2012 website for scholars to register on and submit comments about the journal rankings.
Individuals must log into the ARC’s specified website and submit feedback in the stipulated format on the ARC’s webform.
A fact sheet is provided at this link.
The . . . → Read More: ERA journal assessment open for consultation