Rachel Willie

Early Modern German Shakespeare in Action: Creation Theatre’s Romio und Julieta

An online roundtable hosted by the Society for Renaissance Studies on 4th May 2021   Participants: Maria Shmygol (University of Leeds), Harry McCarthy (University of Cambridge), Kareen Seidler (ex. Université de Genève), Lucy Askew (Creation Theatre), and Ryan Duncan (Creation Theatre)   This event brought together scholars, translators, and theatre practitioners for a discussion of …

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Renaissance Studies Latest Issue (November 2021)

The latest issue of Renaissance Studies (Vol 35, no. 5, November 2021) is now available online via the Wiley Online Library.   Articles Tania Demetriou, ‘How Gabriel Harvey read tragedy’, pages 757-787. Emily Wingfield, ‘Re-reading a quatrain by Mary Queen of Scots’, pages 788-810. Erin Griffey, ‘”The Rose and Lily Queen”: Henrietta Maria’s fair face …

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Renaissance Studies Article Prize 2021

The Renaissance Studies article prize 2021 goes to Clement Onn for ‘Circulating art and visual hybridity: cross-cultural exchanges between Portugal, Japan, and Spain’, Vol. 34 No. 4, pages 624-649, September 2020 (DOI: 10.1111/rest.12592).   The judges noted that this was an ambitious article with the potential to influence future developments in Renaissance studies by proposing a re-centring …

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SRS/BSR Residential Doctoral Research Scholarship 2021-22

The Society is delighted to announce the outcome of its inaugural competition for a three-month scholarship run in conjunction with the British School at Rome. From a strong field, the decision has been made to award the scholarship to Ana Howie (Cambridge) for her project ‘Rubens, van Dyck, and Women’s Dress in Genoese Portraiture, 1604-1627’. …

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Merchants, Monarchs and Media: Speaker Bios

Lubaaba Al-Azami is founding editor of Medieval and Early Modern Orients (MEMOs). She is a PhD candidate in English Literature at the University of Liverpool and visiting doctoral researcher at the University of Oxford. Her AHRC NWCDTP funded research considers early modern English encounters with Mughal Indian imperial women, exploring English theatrical and travel literature …

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Early Modern German Shakespeare in Action: Creation Theatre’s Romio und Julieta

An online roundtable hosted by the Society for Renaissance Studies Tuesday 4th May 2021, 5:00pm BST   Useful links: Early Modern German Shakespeare Project Early Modern German Shakespeare Volume I: Hamlet and Romeo and Juliet (2020) available from Arden  Kareen Seidler translation services  Creation Theatre Booking link for Creation Theatre’s rehearsed reading of Romio und …

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