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The Philip Massinger play reading marathon

The Philip Massinger play reading marathon
Description
Every June, members of The Shakespeare Institute read aloud, in chronological order, the complete dramatic canon of a sixteenth- or early seventeenth-century playwright. The exercise enables us to observe, in concentrated form, the development of a single dramatist's imagination and technique, and to experience a large number of neglected plays by a significant talent of the Shakespearian era.
Date:
21/02/2018

Postgraduate study in Shakespeare: an open day in Stratford-upon-Avon

Postgraduate study in Shakespeare: an open day in Stratford-upon-Avon
Description
An event for prospective postgraduate students with an interest in Shakespeare.
Date:
20/02/2018

Shakespeare souvenirs past and present

Shakespeare souvenirs past and present
Description
Tara Hamling and Cathryn Enis explain their research into how Shakespeare memorabilia has and hasn't changed over the years and how we use souvenirs in our homes.
Date:
25/01/2018

University of Birmingham appoints acclaimed playwright as Creative Fellow

University of Birmingham appoints acclaimed playwright as Creative Fellow
Description
Juliet Gilkes Romero appointed Creative Fellow in Writing for Performance.
Date:
10/01/2018

Shakespeare's Emotions, Lost and Found

Shakespeare's Emotions, Lost and Found
Description
On 17 November, more than 60 Shakespeare students, scholars, theatre practitioners, and enthusiasts gathered at The Other Place Theatre to discuss emotion in Shakespeare's plays. This educational event formed part of the nationwide Being Human Festival, which showcased research in the humanities in more than 45 UK cities and towns throughout November.
Date:
08/12/2017

What does the University's collaboration with the RSC offer students?

What does the University's collaboration with the RSC offer students?
Description
Lizzie Hardy, who completed the MA Shakespeare and Creativity last year, talks about her experience of working and performing in The Other Place, and what the University's collaboration with the RSC meant to her.
Date:
04/12/2017

Arden Performance Editions Launch

Arden Performance Editions Launch
Description
The new Arden Performance Editions of Shakespeare series were launched at a public event which featured a masterclass on Hamlet given, with some recent RADA graduates, by the distinguished National Theatre and Royal Shakespeare Company actor Simon Russell Beale.
Date:
16/11/2017

Radical Mischief: A Conference Inviting Experiment in Theatre, Thought and Politics

Radical Mischief: A Conference Inviting Experiment in Theatre, Thought and Politics
Description
This conference invites participants to address the most important issues of our time in an open and exciting, interdisciplinary and sector-crossing conversation.
Date:
06/11/2017

Shakespeare for Freedom: Why the Plays Matter

Shakespeare for Freedom: Why the Plays Matter
Description
An interview with Kiernan Ryan and Ewan Fernie, author of Shakespeare for Freedom.
Date:
30/10/2017

Radical Mischief - a collaborative conference hosted by the Royal Shakespeare Company and the University of Birmingham

Radical Mischief - a collaborative conference hosted by the Royal Shakespeare Company and the University of Birmingham
Description
A new and ambitious dialogue between theatre and scholarship has the potential to refresh the quality and impact of thought and action in both arenas. In unstable times, can such inter-disciplinary discourse reinvigorate the spirit of democracy itself?
Date:
26/10/2017
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