Update: Coming Up in Medieval and Early Modern Studies

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Calls for Papers

Conference
Singing Death
Chapter proposals are invited for an edited volume entitled ‘Singing Death’. This arises out of a day-long symposium and concert in August 2013, generously supported by the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions. The editors would like to extend the work of the symposium with a collection of essays focussing on death and music. Abstract submissions due 30 September. For submission information and further details, please see the ANZAMEMS website.

Events

Public Lecture
The Anatomy and Physiognomy of Early Modern Vocal Identity

Monday 29 September 2014; 9.30-10.30am
Rex Cramphorn Studio, Department of Performance Studies (Level 1, John Woolley Building)
University of Sydney
Professor Richard Wistreich, Director of Research at the Royal College of Music in London, presents on the question: how might an understanding of the medical, philosophical and social conceptions that shaped early modern vocality affect how we attempt to read its silent traces today? For further information, click here.

Public Lecture
The Anatomy and Physiognomy of Early Modern Vocal Identity

Monday 29 September 2014; 9.30-10.30am
Rex Cramphorn Studio, Department of Performance Studies (Level 1, John Woolley Building)
University of Sydney
Professor Richard Wistreich, Director of Research at the Royal College of Music in London, presents on the question: how might an understanding of the medical, philosophical and social conceptions that shaped early modern vocality affect how we attempt to read its silent traces today? For further information, click here.

Public Lecture
‘Squeaking and Gibbering in Every Degree’: Extraordinary Voices in the Shakespearean Playhouse

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 (1-2pm)
Rex Cramphorn Studio, Department of Performance Studies (Level 1, John Woolley Building)
University of Sydney
Presented by Will West. For further information, click here.

Public Lecture
Early Modern Literature Forum: The Arab Shakespeare Trilogy

Tuesday, 7 October 2014 (4pm)
Room 202A, Learning & Innovation Building
University of Queensland
Professor Graham Holderness (University of Hertfordshire) presents on The Arab Shakespeare Trilogy. For further details, click here.

Postgraduate Seminar
Empathy, Ethics, Aesthetics: Postgraduate Advanced Training Seminar – Call For Applications
Thursday, 23 October 2014
University of Sydney
Specialists in the fields of Philosophy, Literature, Early Modern Studies, and Religious Studies will speak from their own perspectives about the interplay of ethics, aesthetics and empathy, and you will have the opportunity to work through the particular issues that affect your research in conversation with them. Places are limited. For more information, see the Centre for the History of Emotions website.

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