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Remembering Terry Turner (1929-2019): Pharmaceutical History Collector Extraordinaire

By Laurence Totelin, with input from Briony Hudson A few years ago, my colleagues Heather Trickey (social sciences), Julia Sanders (midwifery) and I decided to put together a small exhibition on the history of infant feeding, with a focus on Wales where...
From: The Recipes Project on 24 Jun 2021

New digital projects for all

Kenny Meadows’ illustration for Twelfth Night New digital projects relating to Shakespeare keep on being launched, even during the summer break. I’m particularly interested in Shakespeare illustration, so I love the Victorian Illustrated...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 1 Sep 2016

Victorian Illustrated Shakespeare Archive launched by @CardiffUni PhD Student

This week Michael John Goodman launched the Victorian Illustrated Shakespeare Archive. This is a valuable resource featuring over 3000 illustrations from the four major illustrated editions of Shakespeare’s Complete Works in the Victorian period....
From: Cardiff Shakespeare on 26 Aug 2016

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Production @actonecardiff

10-13 Feb, 2016 Llanover Hall Act One Society A Midsummer Night’s Dream is one of Shakespeare’s most famous comedies. Revolving around three love stories there is plenty of room for farcical drama and of course Shakespeare’s favourite...
From: Cardiff Shakespeare on 8 Feb 2016

Exciting News: I’m joining the @CU_CreativeCDF team #CreativeEconomy

From the Creative Cardiff Newsletter: Creative Economy team expands to help build ‘Creative @ Cardiff’ network For the next six months Dr Johann Gregory and Professor Steve Blandford will be working to develop our growing network of academics...
From: Dr Johann Gregory on 27 Nov 2015

CFP: Magic and the Supernatural in the Medieval and Early Modern Periods

Cardiff University Postgraduate Conference, July 21st 2015 An understanding of magic and the supernatural is crucial to the study of the medieval and early modern periods. Magic was a part of everyday life, ingrained into the cultural world view and popular...
From: Cardiff Shakespeare on 10 Apr 2015

A Year in Shakespeare: The Merry Wives of Windsor

  “This is an odd play to come upon at this point, only three texts into my grand project to read all the works of Shakespeare in a year. In truth, it’s the closest Shakespeare ever came to writing the Renaissance equivalent of a spin-off...
From: Cardiff Shakespeare on 5 Feb 2015

A Year in Shakespeare: Two Gentlemen of Verona

  “After reading The Tempest in the RSC’s modern edition of the First Folio, I decided to do something different with Two Gentlemen of Verona and read it in the oldest edition Cardiff University Library still kept on loan. After a few minutes...
From: Cardiff Shakespeare on 20 Jan 2015

Cardiff’s week long Shakespeare 450 celebration from 1st December @CardiffUniLib

To celebrate the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth, Cardiff University Libraries are holding a week long Shakespeare 450 celebration from 1st – 5th December. Find out more here More news to follow…  
From: Cardiff Shakespeare on 28 Nov 2014

Cardifff Uni Speakers at “Shakespeare: The Philosopher” Conference

Christopher Norris and Sophie Battell will be speaking today at the conference “Shakespeare: The Philosopher” taking place at the University of Hertfordshire. Norris, Distinguished Research Professor at Cardiff, is speaking on Wittgenstein...
From: Cardiff Shakespeare on 12 Sep 2014

Sweet as Honey

By Laurence Totelin Yesterday I read some press releases about a fascinating Welsh research project (based at my University: Cardiff University) that will screen Welsh honey for antibiotic properties.  The aim is to find the Welsh answer to Manuka honey,...
From: The Recipes Project on 31 Jul 2014

“Talking Turk”: Linguistic Otherness in Massinger’s The Renegado (1624)

Othello and Desdemona in Venice, Théodore Chassériau, 1850 “Are we turned Turks and to ourselves do that / Which heaven hath forbid the Ottomites?” (Othello 2.3.164-5) Sophie Battell (Cardiff University) will be giving a paper today at the...
From: Cardiff Shakespeare on 8 Jul 2014

Garrick and Shakespeare Conference

Melanie Bigold, Rob Gossedge, and Irene Morra from Cardiff University will be speaking at the Garrick and Shakespeare conference in June. Find out more below: Wednesday 25 June – Friday 27 June 2014 Venue: Rose Theatre, 24-26 High Street, Kingston...
From: Cardiff Shakespeare on 29 May 2014

‘Shadowplay: Shakespeare Illustration and the Digital Archive’

Michael John Goodman (a postgraduate researcher at Cardiff University) will be presenting a paper in Norway on May 26th. His paper is entitled: ‘Shadowplay: Shakespeare Illustration and the Digital Archive’   The University of Agder, Kristiansand,...
From: Cardiff Shakespeare on 21 May 2014

Kit Marlowe and the Demon Legion: The Adventures of Christopher Marlowe (Book 1)

Darren Freebury-Jones (a PhD student at Cardiff University) has recently co-authored a fiction book entitled: Kit Marlowe and the Demon Legion. Christopher ‘Kit’ Marlowe, poet and spy, is sent to investigate the villainous Barnaby Ithamore, who intends...
From: Cardiff Shakespeare on 15 May 2014

‘Sleep and Romance from Chaucer to Shakespeare’

Centre for the Study of Medieval Society & Culture Tuesday 1st April ‘Sleep and Romance from Chaucer to Shakespeare’ Dr Megan Leitch, ENCAP (Cardiff University) 5.15pm, Room 5.24, John Percival Building   Find out more here.     Follow...
From: Cardiff Shakespeare on 1 Apr 2014

Two EM Research Seminars This Week

Wednesday 12th March Evening seminar in the Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory on 12 March 2014.  The speaker is Dr Mareile Pfannebecker (Manchester University) and the title of her talk will be ‘Angels, Beasts, Machines – Human Limits...
From: Cardiff Shakespeare on 11 Mar 2014

MEMORI Seminar this Thursday

This semester’s first MEMORI (Medieval and Early Modern Research Initiative) seminar will be taking place tomorrow (Thursday 13th) at 5.15 in room 2.48. Dr Joanna Bellis (Cambridge University) will be presenting a paper entitled “‘Thy...
From: Cardiff Shakespeare on 12 Feb 2014

THE TAMING OF THE SHREW in Cardiff, Feb 11-15th

11th-15th February 2014, YMCA Theatre Act One, Cardiff University’s drama society, is performing a unique interpretation of Shakespeare’s classic, The Taming of the Shrew this February at the YMCA theatre in Cardiff. Set in a 1960s office...
From: Cardiff Shakespeare on 31 Jan 2014

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