Upcoming Conferences and Performances
The Center for the Humanities at Loyola University Maryland will hold a two-day symposium to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the National Endowment for the Humanities. The symposium will celebrate 50 years of promoting excellence in the humanities–both at Loyola and in the United States at large. For more information: 50th Anniversary: Democracy and the Humanities.
University College of London’s Centre for Early Modern Exchanges, the English Faculty at Oxford University, St John’s College Oxford, and the Royal College of Music present “Samuel Daniel Poet and Historian: A Two-Day Conference” on 10-11 September 2015, to be held at the Royal College of Music. There will be a concert of John Daniel’s music, with staged readings of Samuel Daniel’s poetry. For more information please see: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/eme/eme-events/samueldaniel.
The Center for the Humanities at Loyola University Maryland in Baltimore, Maryland, will host a two-day symposium to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the National Endowment for the Humanities, to be held on 25-26 September 2015. Registration opens 8 July. For more information, please visit www.loyola.edu/democracy-and-the-humanities.
Old Dominion University will hold an interdisciplinary, international conference on the significance of Shakespeare in the early 21st century titled, “Shakespeare and Our Times” 14-16 April 2016. For more information visit, http://shakespeare400yearsafter.digitalodu.com. A flyer for this conference may be found here, “Shakespeare and Our Times.”
The Modern Language Association’s first conference outside the United States and Canada will be held in Düsseldorf from 23 to 25 June 2016. Organized in collaboration with the Heinrich Heine University, the symposium, Other Europes: Migrations, Translations, Transformations, seeks to develop ways of thinking that address Europe’s evolving political, economic, historical, and philosophical role in a world of ever-shifting migrations, translations, and transformations. For more information please see: https://mlasymposia.commons.mla.org/.
The 2016 World Shakespeare Congress will be held in Stratford-upon-Avon and London from 31 July to 6 August 2016. For more information, or to register for the event, please visit www.wsc2016.info.