Eleanor Chan: Postdoctoral Fellow (2018-19)

Dr Eleanor Chan holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge.


New SRS Postdoctoral Fellows Announced (2018-19)

The Fellowships Committee is pleased to announce Amy Lidster and Eleanor Chan as the winners of this year's Postdoctoral Fellowships Competition (2018-19). Amy's project is entitled 'Challenging authorship and authority in early modern paratexts' and Eleanor's project is 'Reading through style: Conscious lines in European vocal polyphony and visual culture c.1600'.

Amy Lidster: Postdoctoral Fellow (2018-19)


Dr Amy Lidster completed her PhD in English Literature at King’s College London in 2017. Her thesis offered a reappraisal of the history play as a genre, both on the stage and in print. Amy’s new postdoctoral project is entitled Challenging authorship and authority in early modern playbook paratexts.

Call For Contributions: Shakespeare and Accentism

Event Date: 
31 Jul 2018

Editor: Adele Lee (Emerson College, USA)


Publisher: Routledge


This collection explores the aural distinctions and consequences of ‘accentism’ in Shakespeare across languages and cultures, past and present. The objectives are:


Vacancies for three Assistant Directors at the BSR

The British School at Rome is currently recruiting for the following three positions 

PhD position in Renaissance Italian Literature

The Department of Literature and European Languages at the University of Oslo is pleased to announce the opening of a PhD position in Renaissance Italian Literature. The closing date for applications is 31 May 2018.


Playhouse Lab

Event Date: 
05 Jun 2018
  • Thursday 19th April: A Game at Chess by Thomas Middleton
  • Wednesday 9th May: Galatea by John Lyly


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