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SRS Postdoctoral Fellow wins major award

Holly James-Maddocks (SRS Postdoctoral Fellow, 2014-2015), has been awarded the first New Chaucer Society Postdoctoral Fellowship (2015-2016) at St Louis University, and a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship (2016-2019) at the University of Birmingham, to conduct research on 'The Illuminators of the Middle English Poetic Tradition'.  Holly aims to better contextualise the production of more than 100 illuminated manuscripts containing works by Chaucer, Lydgate, and Gower, by identifying the non-literary output of the artists involved.

Society for Renaissance Studies 7th Biennial Conference

School of Culture and Creative Arts, University of Glasgow

18-20 July 2016

Keynote Speakers: Professor Neil Rhodes (University of St Andrews); Professor Willy Maley (University of Glasgow); Professor Evelyn Welch (King’s College, London)

Script-in-Hand Performance of The Scornful Lady

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25 Jul 2015

Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon

As the final event of John Fletcher: A Critical Reappraisal, co-convened by Steve Orman and José A. Pérez Díez, the Shakespeare Institute Players will be presenting a script-in-hand performance of one of Beaumont and Fletcher's funniest collaborations: The Scornful Lady (1610)

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Renaissance Studies: New Special Issue

Re-forming the Psalms in Tudor England (Vol. 29, no. 4, September 2015; Guest editor: Ruth Ahnert).

Call for Chapters: Music, Myth, and Story in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

Throughout this period, stories about music found in classical mythology, ancient history, biblical episodes, bird-lore, and more contemporary anecdotes were all treated as foundations for musical knowledge (of moral or philosophical kind, if less frequently practical or theoretical).

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