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Programme

 

‘If you have writ your annals true’:
Shakespeare in the Archives

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3rd International Shakespeare and Performance Colloquium

The CAPITAL Centre, University of Warwick, 22-25 April 2009

Wed. 22 April

Hall’s Croft, Stratford-upon-Avon

6-7.30 pm

Reception and launch of Re-Performing Performance

By invitation only

Thursday 23 April

CAPITAL Centre Rehearsal Room

9.30-9.45am

Welcome and introduction

Carol Rutter

 

 

 

Rehearsal Room

9.45-12 noon

Paper Session 1:

1.1 The Lost Workers: Process, Performance and the Archive

Peter Holland

 

 

 

1. 2 Performance and the Playtext

R.A.Foakes

 

 

 

1.3 The Director and the Archive

Tom Cornford

 

Foyer

12-1pm

Lunch

 

 

Rehearsal Room

1-2.30pm

Paper Session 2:

2.1 The Digital Performance Archive: A Brief History

 

Christie Carson

 

 

 

2.2 The Live Archive: Qualifying the Ephemeral to Crack a Digital Divide

Baz Kershaw

 

 

 

2.3 ‘Let us recount our dreams’: The Archive and its Performances

Jonathan Heron

 

CAPITAL Centre Foyer

2.30-3pm

Tea

 

 

Rehearsal Room

3-5pm

Archivists panel

James Bulman (chair)

Kate Dorney (V&A)

David Howells(RSC Collection)

Sylvia Morris (Shakespeare Birthplace Trust)

Jordan Landes (Shakespeare's Globe)

 

Courtyard Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

7.30pm

As You Like It

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday 24 April

Conference Room, Shakespeare Centre, Stratford-upon-Avon

9.30-10.45am

Paper Session 3:

3.1 'Who would be toll'd for Wenches in a shew': Un-doing Desdemona; or, New Materials for Performance Research

Carol Rutter

 

 

 

3.2 Actors’ Testimonies as Archive and the Cultural Construction of Success in Performance

Bridget Escolme

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.45-11.15am

Coffee

 

 

 

11.15 am-1pm

Paper Session 3

4.1 Showtime: Temporality and the Video archive of Julius Caesar at the RSC

 

Andrew Hartley

 

 

 

4.2 'My travail's history': Paul Robeson and the Roads to Othello, Stratford 1959

Tony Howard

 

 

 

4.3 (Un)settling Scores: What the Archives Can Tell Us about Thomas Heywood's A Woman Killed with Kindness

Richard Rowland

 

 

1-2pm

Lunch

 

 

 

2-4.15 pm

Paper Session 5

5.1 Silencing the Players

 

Michael Cordner

 

 

 

5.2 And Now: A Choice of Programmes

Robert Shaughnessy

 

 

 

5.3 Eunuchs in Cyberspace: Authority, Amateurism and the Internet Archive

Paul Prescott

 

 

4.15-4.30 pm

Tea

 

 

 

4.30pm

Visit to RSC Archive, Shakespeare Centre

OR

Visit to RSC Collection, Wharf Rd., Stratford-upon-Avon

Sylvia Morris

 

 

David Howells

 

The Vintner,

Sheep St., Stratford-upon-Avon

7.30pm

Conference dinner

By invitation only

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday 25 April

Stratford-upon-Avon

10am

Shakespeare’s Birthday Celebrations

 

 

 

12.30pm

Shakespeare’s Birthday Lunch

By invitation only