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‘Idols of Nature: Causality of Fate, Baconian Philosophy and Shakespearean Tragedy’ with Timo Uotinen, Nov 2

On Thursday, November 2, the KiSSiT Work-in-Progress seminar features Timo Uotinen (Royal Holloway) giving a talk entitled ‘Idols of Nature: Causality of Fate, Baconian Philosophy and Shakespearean Tragedy’, where he links epistemology with ethics in discussing how the (self)destructive activity of … Continue reading

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‘Fictionalising the Renaissance’ with Hermione Eyre, Emma Whipday and Richard O’Brien (KiSSiT WiP), Oct 12

In the last ten to fifteen years, popular centre has seen a wave of narratives – from Shakespeare in Love to Wolf Hall to Upstart Crow – which take as their setting a reconstructed version of early modern England. This panel session brings together two academics … Continue reading

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KiSSiT: Shakespeare and the Philosophical Turn CFP

KiSSiT: Shakespeare and the Philosophical Turn December 9, 2017 Rose Theatre Kingston-upon-Thames  Confirmed speakers: Craig Bourne (Hertfordshire), Emily Caddick Bourne (Hertfordshire) and Géza Kállay (ELTE, Hungary) Over the last two decades there has been a turn away from theory to … Continue reading

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Up-coming events, Summer and Autumn 2017

Here are the up-coming seminars, playreadings, symposia and conferences. Sept 2: Shakespeare and Nietzsche (Shakespeare at Garrick’s Temple) Oct 12: ‘Fictionalising the Renaissance’ with Hermione Eyre, Emma Whipday and Richard O’Brien (KiSSiT WiP) Oct 19: Pericles, Prince of Tyre (KiRSe Playreading) Oct 26: … Continue reading

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Chantal Schütz & Anne-Marie Miller-Blaise: “Early Modern Chalices and Inkpots: Materializing the Powers of Commixture” (KiSSiT WiP), March 30

The final KiSSiT Work-in-Progress session for this term is entitled “Early Modern Chalices and Inkpots: Materializing the Powers of Commixture” and features Chantal Schütz (École Polytechnique) and Anne-Marie Miller-Blaise (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3). We convene at the Gallery of the Rose … Continue reading

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KiSSiT WiP: Verse Drama with Irene Morra, Peter Oswald & Richard O’Brien

The first KiSSiT Work-in-Progress session of this Spring features three great speakers – Irene Morra, Peter Oswald and Richard O’Brien – who will be discussing Shakespeare and Verse Drama. The session will be held on March 9 in the Gallery … Continue reading

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KiSSiT: Shakespearean Anachronism programme (Feb 18)

SHAKESPEAREAN ANACHRONISM Saturday February 18, 2017 Rose Theatre, Kingston-upon-Thames   10.15 Welcome: Ildiko Solti 10.30 Plenary: Dr Erik Roraback (Charles University): ‘An Anachronistic Figure of Redemption: Modernity, Rhetoric, and Self-Identity of Shakespeare’s King Richard II’ 11.30: Coffee break 12.00: Stefanie Bauerochse: … Continue reading

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KiSSiT: Shakespeare and Anachronism CFP, Feb 18 2017

KiSSiT: Shakespeare and Anachronism The fourth KiSSiT one-day conference is entitled Shakespeare and Anachronism. It will be held at the Rose Theatre, Kingston on February 18, 2017. Disclosing the potential for revolutionary transformation latent in divisive and oppressive realities by … Continue reading

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WiP: ‘Trouble at the Globe: Emma Rice, original practices and the politics of shared light’ with Ildiko Solti, Nov 17

Our next Work-in-Progress session features our own Dr Ildiko Solti discussing recent developments in the artistic direction of the Globe Theatre alongside the theatrical approach of original practice. Below is an abstract for the session as well as links to related … Continue reading

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WiP: ‘Reading for Error in The Winter’s Tale’ with Harry Newman, Oct 20

Our first Work-in-Progress session this term features Harry Newman (Royal Holloway). We will convene on October 20, 2016 at the Gallery in the Rose Theatre, Kingston. We start at 6.30pm. See also the event page! The event is free and … Continue reading

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