Category Archives: Conferences

Surviving October

Well, I survived October. It felt like the perfect storm after the calm of a year of research leave. I did what I thought I could to get in the best possible shape for it – a first draft of … Continue reading

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The Arts of Spinoza + Pacific Spinoza, Auckland, 26-28 May 2017

The Arts of Spinoza + Pacific Spinoza Interstices Under Construction symposium, 26-28 May 2017 Auckland University of Technology and University of Auckland, New Zealand Plenaries / keynotes include: Moira Gatens, Challis Professor of Philosophy, University of Sydney Michael LeBuffe, Baier Chair, Early Modern … Continue reading

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Complete audio recordings of the Early Modern Literary Geographies conference

The complete audio recordings of the  Early Modern Literary Geographies conference are now  available on Soundcloud and iTunes. They include a better recording of my talk on ‘Denmark, Norway, Poland: Regional Geopolitics in Hamlet‘, and talks by Tiffany Stern, Andrew McRae, Julia Reinhard Lupton, Mary Floyd-Wilson and … Continue reading

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Captured: Documenting Incarceration – Nottingham Contemporary, 4-5 Nov 2016

Captured: Documenting Incarceration – Nottingham Contemporary gallery, 4-5 Nov 2016 A two-day documentary film event featuring screenings, workshops and Q&A with directors looking at the role of filmmaking in challenging public perceptions of incarceration and detention.

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Early Modern Literary Geographies conference – audio recording of my Hamlet talk

I’ve just got home from California after a couple of fascinating days at the Early Modern Literary Geographies conference. This was held in the Huntington Library in San Marino, a superb venue set in glorious grounds. The conference was very useful for … Continue reading

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A new term at Warwick – teaching but also some research

On Monday a new term at Warwick began. My teaching is blocked into term 1, and most of it is in the first few weeks, so this is a busy time. I’m also heading to California next week for the … Continue reading

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Carceral Geography conference, University of Birmingham, Tuesday 13th December 2016.

Carceral Geography conference, University of Birmingham, Tuesday 13th December 2016 Abstracts are invited for papers which address the themes of this conference: Confinement, Crossings and Conditions. These themes pertain to the nature and experience of carceral confinement, broadly interpreted; the notion … Continue reading

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Foucault and Shakespeare, Terrain and forthcoming talks

I’ve been fairly quiet on this blog recently. That isn’t to say I haven’t been busy – mainly on the Shakespeare project. (More on this project can be found here). Unlike the work for the Foucault books, I haven’t felt … Continue reading

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Early Modern Literary Geographies – 14-15 October 2016

Early Modern Literary Geographies, Huntington library, San Marino, CA, 14-15 October 2016 –  details here or download the programme brochure The conference is organised around the themes of Body, House, Neighbourhood, and Region. I’ll be speaking in the last of these … Continue reading

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Urban Cultural Studies: Call for abstracts – AAG in Boston April 5-9, 2017

Urban Cultural Studies: Call for abstracts – AAG in Boston April 5-9, 2017   The AAG session on Urban Cultural Studies takes an interdisciplinary approach to the culture(s) of cities. In recent years, cities have been increasingly at the forefront of … Continue reading

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