- The Shakespeare Standard
Blogging Shakespeare – E-books, webinars, & posts from Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
The Collation – Scholarship from the Folger Shakespeare Library
Early English Drama & Performance Network - News & resources for researchers, students and practitioners working with medieval and Tudor performance
Early Modern Commons – Aggregator of blogs covering the period 1500-1800
Pre-Elizabethan England – Literature, history, culture and current scholarship on the period before the reign of Elizabeth I
Renaissance Lit – UK-based conference announcements & other early modern happenings
Shakespeare in Fiction and Fact - “Riveting fiction and Shakespeare chat for lovers of the English Renaissance”
Shakespeare’s Globe – Performance-related topics, actor diaries, images, & event announcements from the Globe Theatre
Shakespeare Quarterly Forum – Scholarly posts, interviews, & announcements
Shakespeare’s England – Posts related to everyday life in 17th century England
Wynken de Worde – Early modern books, culture, & readers
Announcements of Interest
Shakespeare in Italy: University City of Urbino, Italy: Residential Summer School 12-26 July 2014. For more information and application, please see: http://www.shakespeareinitaly.eu/summer-school/
Information about Mellon-affiliated fellowships in the humanities can be found at: http://www.mellon.org/internet/grant_programs/programs/higher-education-and-scholarship/researchuniversities#current
- Six new post-doctoral fellow positions at CRASSH, University of Cambridge, closing date 30 April 2014: http://www.crassh.cam.ac.uk/about/news-press/announcing-eight-new-research-associate-posts-in-the-early-modern-period
- Calls for Papers
- Call for Papers for “Shakespeare + Canada Symposium.” Deadline for submissions 1 September 2014.
- Call for Papers for “The George Herbert Society Dissertation Award.” Deadline for submissions 2 June 2014.
- Call for Papers for “Mirrored Shakespeare” Conference in Moscow, 14-18 September 2014. Deadline for submissions 1 May 2014.
- Call for Papers for “25th SEDERI International Conference: Selves and Communities: Identities and Representation in Early Modern England”, 14-16 May 2014 in Oviedo. Deadline for submissions 11 April 2014.
Alan Powers, “Literature and Science in the Play and Poetry of Giordano Bruno” at the University of Notre Dame London Global Gateway
On 2 April 2014 at 5:30 PM, Alan Powers will deliver a talk entitled “Literature and Science in the Play and Poetry of Giordano Bruno” at the University of Notre Dame London Global Gateway, 1-4 Suffolk Street, London SW1Y 4HG. Please register by e-mail to email@example.com.
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation announced the 2014 Woodrow Wilson Women’s Studies Dissertation Fellows. Among the ten Fellows is Shakespeare Association of America member Elizabeth Rodriguez. The Woodrow Wilson Women’s Studies program, the only national fellowship for doctoral work on issues of women and gender, supports the final year of dissertation writing for Ph.D. candidates in the humanities and social sciences doing interdisciplinary and original work on these issues. Ms. Rodriguez is a doctoral candidate in English at Northwestern University. Her dissertation, Consensual Relations: Sexual and Political Subjectivity in England, 1550-1700, excavates the rhetoric and language of discourses of sexual and political consent in Renaissance England.
CELM is an online adaptation and extension of the Index of English Literary Manuscripts 1450-1700, compiled by Peter Beal and published by Mansell in four volumes between 1980 and 1993. The link for the site is https://celm2.dighum.kcl.ac.uk/.
Verlyn Klingenborg on “The Decline and Fall of the English Major,” 22 June 2013.
The NEH has given the Oregon Shakespeare Festival a $200,000 grant to support digitization of its archival collection. See the press release here: http://www.osfashland.org/en/press-room/press-releases/neh-grant.aspx