“Shakespeare Matters”, a new Australian MOOC

September 10, 2017

Associate Professor Lucy Potter from the University of Adelaide is the leader of a team that has developed a MOOC (massive open online course) called Shakespeare Matters. The MOOC is the first on Shakespeare from an Australian university, and willRead More

CFP and Open Opportunities — Cerae: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies

September 3, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS       Volume 5   Ceræ: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies invites essay submissions for Volume Five on the theme of ‘Representations and Recollections of Empire’. In its broadest sense, empire as a term is usedRead More

Postgraduate Breakfast and Workout—2018 Literary Studies Convention

September 1, 2017

The Literary Interface 2018 Literary Studies Convention Literary Studies Convention Poster 2 A circuit session without weights and treadmills. Instead you join other postgraduate researchers at stations (with coffee) for small-group research training sessions led by expert researchers from theRead More

CFP: ANZSA 2018, ‘Shakespeare at Play’

July 6, 2017

**CFP Extended: 04 September** The convenors of the 2018 ANZSA conference, ‘Shakespeare at Play’, are extending the Call For Papers until Monday 04 September 2017. Many of our friends in the northern hemisphere in particular are travelling for research duringRead More

Hamlet and Emotions: Then and Now

November 30, 2016

Date: 10–11 April 2017 Venue: St Catherine’s College, The University of Western Australia Enquiries: Paul Megna (paul.megna@uwa.edu.au) Organisers: Paul Megna and Bob White Registration: This is a free event, but registration is required. Register online here. Download call for papersRead More

Draft program for ANZSA conference

November 9, 2016

A draft program for the Waikato conference is now available: anzsa-2016-draft-programme

Lloyd Davis Memorial Prize

October 18, 2016

ANZSA is pleased to announce that the Lloyd Davis Memorial Prize will be awarded to the best graduate essay presented at the Shakespeare at the Edges conference at the University of Waikato, Hamilton. The prize is a cheque for $500Read More

CFP: Beyond 400 – New Shakespeares

May 27, 2016

Beyond 400: New Shakespeares A Symposium Download the flyer: Beyond400 After a year-long celebration of the quatercentenary of Shakespeare’s death, it’s time to move from reflection to future directions. What will Shakespearean text and performance look like, beyond the 400Read More

April 23ish events

April 11, 2016

A work in progress — all events are April 23 except where specified. *Please do let us know of any others for circulation!* Brisbane: Forum: “Shakespeare on Screen”. Dr. Jennifer Clement and Dr. Lisa Bode (chairs), with Professor Peter Holbrook (UniversityRead More

Conkie book launch + Merry Wives gala event

April 6, 2016

If you’re near Melbourne on the deathiversary, come along and help Rob Conkie launch his new book, Writing Performative Shakespeares: New Forms for Performance Criticism (Cambridge University Press, 2016). This also happens to work in conjunction with the opening of Shakespeare’sRead More