This page contains information about conferences I have attended, presented at and organised during my academic career to date.
- Interpreting Shakespeare: The Director, the Actor, The Editor, The Teacher, The Critic (Administrator)
The Third British Shakespeare Association Conference, University of Warwick, August 31st-September 2nd 2007.
- Fifth Annual Postgraduate Symposium (Co-organiser)
Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies, University of Warwick, June 24th 2009.
- Sidelights on Shakespeare (Co-organiser)
University of Warwick, supported by the Humanities Research Centre, 2010- present.
This regular interdisciplinary seminar series explores the diversity of interpretations and appropriations of Shakespeare across a range of faculties and approaches.
""Eke out our performance with your minds": the impact of the RSC's Complete Works Festival on audience involvement and expectations."
British Graduate Shakespeare Conference, Shakespeare Institute, June 21st 2007
Read abstract Panel paper.
|"Blogging the Bard" panel discussion with Andrew Dickson, online arts editor for The Guardian newspaper, theatre blogger Natasha Tripney and academic Patricia Tatspaugh.||BSA Conference, University of Warwick, August 31st 2007.||Round-table discussion. Listen to the Blogging the Bard podcast with Andrew Dickson and myself:|
""Those Wretched Plays": Bardolatry vs. The Shakespeare Canon"
|Arts Faculty Graduate Seminar, January 21st 2009.||Read abstract Panel paper.|
|"Escaping the Author: Un-attributing the Shakespeare Apocrypha."||"Authorship: An Interdisciplinary Conference", Roehampton University, June 10th 2009.||Read abstract Panel paper.|
|"Preserving Shakespeare: Bardolatry, Canon and the Shakespeare Apocrypha."||British Graduate Shakespeare Conference, Shakespeare Institute, June 12th 2009.||Read abstract Panel paper.|
|""What's Past is Prologue": Negotiating the Authority of Tense in Reviewing Shakespeare."||"Reviewing Shakespearian Theatre: The State of the Art", Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, September 5th 2009.||Read abstract Seminar paper.|
|"Teams Researching Shakespeare in Higher Education" panel discussion with Christie Carson (Royal Holloway), Kate McLuskie and Emily Burden (Shakespeare Institute) and Susan Brock (Warwick)||"Local/Global Shakespeares" BSA Conference, Kings/ Shakespeare's Globe, September 11th 2009.||Round-table panel that aimed to assess the impact of team-based projects on HE policy and funding.
|""Now am I in Arden, the more fool I": Double Falsehood and Shakespeare's (In)Complete Works."||British Graduate Shakespeare Conference, Shakespeare Institute, June 19th 2010.||Read abstract Plenary panel paper.
|""Now am I in Arden, the more fool I": Double Falsehood and Shakespeare's (In)Complete Works."||5th Annual English Postgraduate Symposium, University of Warwick, June 30th 2010.||Read abstract Panel paper.
|"A Prince and his Play in Exile: The Excluding Practices of the 1610 Additions to Mucedorus."||"Early Modern Exclusions". University of Portsmouth, September 14th 2010.||Read abstract Panel paper.|
|"Apocrypha and Canonical Expansion in the Marketplace: Or, My Shakespeare’s Bigger Than Yours."|| Shakespeare Association of America 39th Annual Conference, Bellevue, Washington, 7-9 April 2011.
|| Read abstract
Seminar paper, "Shakespeare for Sale" session.
|"Splicing Shakespeare: Problems of Adaptation in Claiming 'New' Shakespeare."||British Graduate Shakespeare Conference. Shakespeare Institute, 27 May 2011.||Solo paper session. Read abstract
|"‘We ring this round with our inuoking spelles”: Magic as embedded authorship in The Merry Devil of Edmonton."||"Renaissance Shakespeares: Shakespearean Renaissances." World Shakespeare Congress. Prague, 17-22 July 2011.
||Seminar paper, "Magic and the Occult in Shakespeare and his Contemporaries" session. Read abstract
|"Was Collaboration Common in Shakespeare's Time?"||"60 Minutes with Shakespeare." Online conference organised by the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, August 2011.||This paper is one of sixty contributions to the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust's online discussion of the Shakespeare Authorship Question. Recordings of all sixty-second papers have been available online since August 2011.
|"Chasing Windmills: Where Next for Cardenio?"||The Shakespeare Club, Stratford-upon-Avon, 13 September 2011.||Invited lecture.|
|""Persons may easily play it": Problems of Popularity for Mucedorus."||"The Elizabethan Top Ten." University of Oxford, 24 September 2011.||Work-in-progress sharing session. Read abstract.|
|"A Yorkshire Tragedy in Rep: Genre and Contexts."||A Yorkshire Tragedy symposium, Montpellier, 4 November 2011.||Read abstract Symposium paper.|
"Shakespeare the Collaborator."
|BSA event. Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Stratford-upon-Avon, 25 November 2011.||Panel discussion with Eric Rasmussen, John Jowett and Paul Edmondson. Organised by the British Shakespeare Association.|
""Cursed Locrine, looke vnto thy selfe": The Ambiguous Labour of "W.S."."
|"Authorship and Collaboration in the Renaissance." Queen's University, Belfast, 13-14 January 2012.||Read abstract Panel paper.|
|Title tba||"Shakespeare Inside-Out: Depth, Surface, Meaning." The British Shakespeare Association Conference. Lancaster University, Lancaster, 24-26 February 2012.||Read panel abstract Panel paper.|
|Romeo and Juliet||Nottingham Playhouse, 21 March 2012.||Pre show lecture preceding Headlong Theatre's production of Romeo and Juliet.|
|Title tba||Shakespeare Association of America 40th Annual Conference, Boston, 5-7 April 2012.||Seminar paper, "Shakespeare's Errors" session.|
- Arts Faculty Postgraduate Seminar Series, University of Warwick, January 19th 2011. Papers delivered by Alice Leonard and Daniel Ward (Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies)
- English Department Annual Postgraduate Symposium, University of Warwick, June 29th 2011. Papers delivered by Adam Slavny (School of Law) and Dominic Dean (Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies)
Doing Kyd Conference, University of Warwick, April 26th-27th 2006.
Cymbeline Pre-Rehearsal Rehearsals with Cheek by Jowl, The Shakespeare Institute, October 2006.
British Graduate Shakespeare Conference, The Shakespeare Institute, June 19th-21st 2008.
- Outside In/ Inside Out: Shakespeare, The Globe and The Blackfriars, Shakespeare's Globe, October 23rd-26th 2008.
- Thomas Middleton's 'A Game at Chess' Symposium, Birkbeck College, University of London, February 28th 2009.
- 'If You Have Writ Your Annals True': Shakespeare in the Archives
3rd International Shakespeare and Performance Colloquium, University of Warwick, April 23rd-24th 2009.
- Local/Global Shakespeares
The Fourth British Shakespeare Assocation Conference, King's College/ Shakespeare's Globe, September 11th-13th 2009.
- Creativity and Performance in Teaching and Learning Colloquium, The CAPITAL Centre, September 18th-19th 2009.
- Hoffman; or Hamlet Without the Prince, Magdalen College, University of Oxford, September 25th 2010.
- The Useable Past in Seventeenth Century England, University of Warwick, October 23rd 2010.
- Gesture Lab, Shakespeare's Globe, November 5th-7th 2010.
- Early Modern London Theatres Launch Colloquium, Shakespeare's Globe, February 1st 2011.
- Annual Renaissance Colloquium, Canterbury Christ Church University, May 7th 2011.
- Religious Identities in Literature Symposium, University of Warwick, June 2nd 2011.
- The Ecology of a Whole Campus Approach to Creativity, Institute for Advanced Teaching and Learning, University of Warwick, June 27th 2011.
- Early Modern Drama Reading Group, 2008-2009.
- The Long 18th Century Reading Group, 2009-2011.
- Ulysses Reading Group, 2010-2011.
- Corruption Research Network, 2011-.
- Warwick Arts Faculty Graduate Seminar Series (All Arts Faculty departments)
- English and Comparative Literary Studies Staff Seminar Series (Warwick English Department)
- Early Modern Seminar (University of Warwick History Department)
- STVDIO Renaissance Seminars (Centre for the Study of the Renaissance, University of Warwick)
- Warwick Humanities Research Centre Interdisciplinary Research Seminars
- University of Warwick Eighteenth Century Seminar
- The London Forum for Authorship Studies at the Institute of English Studies, University of London
- London Shakespeare Seminar
Coming up in 2011:
Shakespeare Association of America, Seattle
World Shakespeare Congress, Prague
Shakespeare, Sources and Adaptation, Cambridge
The Elizabethan Top Ten, Oxford