Call for Papers: Special Issue of Shakespeare on “Shakespeare and Jonson”

March 3, 2014

Expressions of interest and submissions of abracts due: 16th May 2014 The critical pairing of Jonson and Shakespeare might not always be one of the most illuminating comparisons in literary history, but it is one of the most enduring. TheRead More

CFP: Beyond Authorship, 24-27 June 2014 (Newcastle)

January 7, 2014

BEYOND AUTHORSHIP 24-27 June 2014 University of Newcastle Australia This symposium seeks to move beyond authorship as the primary focus of corpus-based studies in early modern literature, to consider broader questions of language and style, genre and form, influence andRead More

Publication Launch: “Shakespeare and Australia”, special issue of *Australian Studies*

December 10, 2013

Elizabeth Schafer and Emma Cox (General Editor and Associate Editor, respectively, of Australian Studies) are pleased to announce that Gay McAuley will be launching the latest issue of Australian Studies – which focusses on the subject of ‘Shakespeare and Australia’: 17.00 Wednesday 11Read More

CFP: Shakespearean Perceptions (ANZSA 2014, University of Southern Qld)

October 16, 2013

The 12th Biennial International Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Shakespeare Association (ANZSA) will be held at The University of Southern Queensland from October 2-4, 2014. The conference theme will be “Shakespearean Perceptions.” Confirmed keynotes include Professor Peter HolbrookRead More

The University of Ballarat Arts Academy presents Richard Brome’s A JOVIAL CREW, directed by Kim Durban.

September 15, 2013

There are four more shows of this fabulous production, Sept 19 – 22. Helen Macpherson Smith Theatre Full: $30 Conc./FOAA $20 UB Students $10 Groups of 10+ $22 Please contact Josephine DeVries for bookings: 5327-8606, or j.devries@ballarat.edu.au “Seeing this productionRead More

CFP Graduate Conference: Shakespeare and His Contemporaries: Forms of Nationhood (British Institute of Florence)

September 12, 2013

The British Institute of Florence holds in April 2014 the 6th Shakespeare Graduate Conference. This is an interdisciplinary and bilingual forum for PhD students where they can present and discuss their research work. Last year the first online volume ofRead More

Congratulations Alan Brissendon!

September 12, 2013

Congratulations to Alan Brissendon, who has been inducted into the Hall of Fame in the 2013 Australian Dance Awards! “Dr Alan Brissenden AM has made an enormous impact on how we view dance, with an extraordinary 60 years of danceRead More

Tragic Affect: Performance Workshops with Hamlet and Othello

September 12, 2013

Shakespearean tragedies are highly affective early modern texts. In this series of rehearsals, work-in-progress performances and post-show discussions of Hamlet (c.1600) and Othello (c.1604) between 23 September to 4 October 2013 the affective dramaturgies of these plays will be explored from different angles. ARC Centre ofRead More

New Digital Humanities Position at University of Tasmania

August 31, 2013

Reference Number :249 – Professor / Associate Professor of Digital Humanities The University of Tasmania was founded in 1890 on the best of academic traditions that embrace excellence and commitment to free inquiry in the creation and application of knowledge.Read More

ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions 4 Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

August 27, 2013

ARC CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE FOR THE HISTORY OF THE EMOTIONS (EUROPE 1100-1800) RESEARCH FELLOWS The Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions in collaboration with the University of Western Australia, the University of Adelaide, theRead More