Witnessing Early Drama: Spectating, from The Cycle Plays to Shakespeare

The Society for Renaissance Studies Annual Lecture

A free public lecture hosted by the Centre for Early Modern Studies, University of Aberdeen.
5.30 pm Thursday 28th February, 2013

‘Witnessing Early Drama: Spectating, from The Cycle Plays to Shakespeare’
Professor Greg Walker
(Regius Professor of Rhetoric and English Literature, Edinburgh)

Professor Greg Walker has written widely on late-medieval drama and poetry, Renaissance literature, the history of the stage in the period before the building of the professional playhouses, and the cultural consequences of the Henrician Reformation. He is currently Principal Investigator on the AHRC-funded 'Staging and Representing the Scottish Renaissance Court' project, with Professor Thomas Betteridge (Oxford Brookes University)

Venue: Meeting Room 1 (Rm 706), Sir Duncan Rice Library, University of Aberdeen

All welcome.

For more information or to reserve a place please contact the organiser Andrew Gordon: a.gordon@abdn.ac.uk

The Society for Renaissance Studies is a charitable body promoting the study of the Renaissance period. For more information on its activities and for details of membership go to: http://www.rensoc.org.uk/