Tag: Oxford University

It’s been quiet around here on Clamorous Voice, as I’ve waded more securely into the chaos that is Not Waving, Not Drowning, But Trying To Finish My Thesis. I have a submission date of 1st August, which I’m inscribing on as many electronic surfaces possible in a bid for accountability/intellectual masochism. I passed my confirmation…

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Paris.

[Scene: a very small flat somewhere near the Cowley Road. A short girl with damp hair is writing about the ideological fragmentation of 1890s Shakespeare performance, which makes a change from teaching Harold Pinter and reading about Sarah Kane.] This is a short post to say that I should like to go to Paris, now,…

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[Lectures] Before Oscar 2013

Before Oscar: Reading Gender and Sexuality Pre-1880 a cross-period lecture series Hilary Term 2013 2pm Wednesdays – Weeks 1-8 – Seminar Room K Oxford University Faculty of English, Manor Rd, Oxford Crossing period and national boundaries, this lecture series will introduce the pleasures and dangers of reading pre-twentieth century literature through a queer-studies and gender-studies…

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Drama & Performance Seminars: Shearer West, Julie Holledge, Janelle Reinelt

DRAMA AND PERFORMANCE SEMINAR SERIES Faculty of English, University of Oxford @ St Cross Building, Room A, Manor Road, Oxford. Wednesday, 2 May at 5:15 Shearer West (University of Oxford) “Actors, Artists and Celebrity: Thomas Lawrence and the Siddons family”. Wednesday, 16 May at 5:15 Julie Holledge (Emeritus Professor Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia and…

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Happy Birthday, Shakespeare!

(Jessie White got in touch and asked me to take part in the Happy Birthday, Shakespeare! project, to which I also contributed last year. I was delighted to comply… albeit belatedly.) Happy Birthday, Shakespeare! Shakespeare is now 448, the subject of a World Shakespeare Festival, a Cultural Olympiad, and a multi-billion pound industry spanning theatre,…

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