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Shakespearean Transformations

The seventh British Shakespeare Association Conference will take place on 8-11 September 2016 at the University of Hull.

Death, Life, and Afterlives

This major international conference will investigate the ways in which Shakespeare remembered the past and we remember Shakespeare.

Conference venue

The conference will take place in the Grade II listed Derwent Building on the Hull Campus, one of the most attractive academic sites in the UK.

City of Culture

The conference is a prestigious event and will be held in the official run-up to Hull’s year as the UK’s City of Culture in 2017.

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Final programme and workshop info

The final conference programme and a revised list of workshops/seminars is now available to view.

Seminars at BSA 2016

We are pleased to announce that the following seminars will take place during the conference: 'Intertextual Shakespeare' and 'Shakespeare’s Afterlives in Jazz'. Read more.

Bursary Funding

We are very pleased to announce that the BSA has awarded the conference fifteen bursaries at £100 each. These are intended for delegates without institutional funding, for example postgraduate students or early career researchers. Read more.

Registration now open

Conference registration is now open via the University of Hull online store. The early bird conference fee is £180, with a concessionary rate of £90 for postgraduates/unwaged delegates. [closed 1st September 2016]

Ferens Fine Art Lecture

We are delighted to announce an additional public lecture on the opening night of the conference (8 September) by Professor Stuart Sillars (University of Bergen) on Shakespeare and visual art.

Spymonkey at Hull Truck

The conference programme will include performances of Spymonkey’s The Complete Deaths (directed by Tim Crouch) at Hull Truck Theatre.

Conference Dinner

We can confirm that the conference dinner will take place at The Deep, one of the most spectacular aquariums in the world.

Images copyright Hull Museums, Manchester Art Gallery, Mike Park

Date and location

Shakespearean Transformations

The seventh British Shakespeare Association Conference will take place on 8-11 September 2016 at the University of Hull

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