News, Talks and Publications
We are happy to announce that Kevin Curran was elected President of the Swiss Association of Medieval and Early Modern English Studies (SAMEMES)
- Denis Renevey gave a talk on 7 October 2021 at the English Department Research Seminar Series (UNIL). His talk was titled "The Transformative Power of Breath: Music, Alternative Therapy, and Medieval Practices of Contemplation".
- Mary Flannery, Amy Brown and Kristen Curtis (University of Bern) gave a talk at the University of Melbourne's Medieval Round Table (10 May 2021) titled '"More to please than to instruct": Eighteenth-century Responses to Chaucerian Obscenity".
We are glad to announce the following publications by SAMEMES members:
- Lukas Erne, ed., "The Arden Research Handbook of Shakespeare and Textual Studies" (London: Bloomsbury, 2021). More details:
- Lukas Erne and Devani Singh (eds.), "Bel-vedére or the Garden of the Muses" (Cambridge University Press, 2020). More details:
- Lukas Erne and Kareen Seidler (eds.), "Early Modern German Shakespeare: ‘Hamlet’ and ‘Romeo and Juliet’: ‘Der Bestrafte Brudermord’ and ‘Romio und Julieta’ in Translation" (Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2020). More details:
- Scott Newstock, "How to Think like Shakespeare: Lessons from a Renaissance Education" (Princeton University Press, 2020). More details:
- Kevin Curran, (ed.) "Renaissance Personhood: Materiality, Taxonomy, Process" (Edinburgh UP, 2020). More details:
- Neil Forsyth, "Shakespeare the Illusionist: Magic, Dreams, and the Supernatural on Film" (Ohio University Press, 2019). More details:
- Margaret Tudeau-Clayton, "Shakespeare's Englishes: Against Englishness" (Cambridge University Press, 2019). More details:
- Ricarda Wagner (ed.), "Writing Beyond Pen and Parchment: Inscribed Objects in Medieval European Literature" (De Gruyter, 2019). More details: