Richard Madelaine

[from Penny Gay]

Dear members and friends of ANZSA,

Some of you will have heard of the death on 25th June of longstanding ANZSA member A/Prof Richard Madelaine of the School of English, UNSW. He had been unwell for many years, but managed with his typical quiet stoicism to continue teaching and writing until a . . . → Read More: Richard Madelaine

CFP: ANZSA (Perth), new deadline for abstract submissions, 15 Sept

Abstracts are invited for the 11th ANZSA conference:

“Shakespeare and Emotions”

27-30 November 2012

University of Western Australia


NB. New submission date: 15 September 2012

Abstracts of c.200 words should be submitted for consideration to, addressed to Bob White, Chris Wortham, Danijela Kambaskovic-Sawers, Mark Houlahan and Katrina O’Loughlin.

CFP: ANZSA Conference 2012, “Shakespeare and Emotions”


27–30 November 2012 The University of Western Australia Perth, Western Australia

The 11th Biennial International Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Shakespeare Association in collaboration with the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions

Keynote speakers include Farah Karim-Cooper (Shakespeare’s Globe London), Philippa Kelly (California . . . → Read More: CFP: ANZSA Conference 2012, “Shakespeare and Emotions”

ARC Discovery Awards

Congratulations are in order for ANZSA members and affiliates, for success in the current ARC Discovery Grant round!

(Please let us know if we missed anyone!)


Prof. Hugh Craig and Dr Brett D. Hirsch “Patterns in early modern english drama texts: a quantitative and qualitative analysis of dramatic genre, repertory and style, 1576-1642″ . . . → Read More: ARC Discovery Awards

ERA journal assessment open for consultation

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

ANZSA 2012 conference

The next conference (mid-2012) will be hosted by the University of Western Australia and convened by Bob White, with a local organization committee including Chris Wortham, Brett D. Hirsch and Danijela Kambaskovic-Sawers. Further information and the CFP will appear on the ANZSA conference website,

Sydney 2010: ‘Drawing Out Shakespeare’

Held at Sydney University in the historic Woolley Building, home of the English Department, the 2010 ANZSA conference attracted 100 participants to its two main panel-packed days. There was a final shorter day at Barker College (with about 40 participants), with a focus mostly on issues of teaching Shakespeare in secondary schools. Barker is . . . → Read More: Sydney 2010: ‘Drawing Out Shakespeare’

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