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Offensive Shakespeare conference Northumbria University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK 24 May 2017 Sponsored by the British Shakespeare Association. Keynote speakers: Prof. Douglas Lanier (University of New Hampshire) Dr Peter Kirwan (Nottingham University). Call for papers.

Please submit abstracts to Monika Smialkowska ( or Edmund King ( by 15 February 2017.   To register, visit

Before Shakespeare. University of Roehampton, 24 - 27 August 2017. Exploring the first three decades of the London playhouses c. 1565-95. Call for papers will follow soon. For more information see or email


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