Symposium on Thomas Middleton’s A Game at Chess - two Bursaries available

Two Bursaries Available to attend the Symposium on Thomas Middleton’s A Game at Chess
Canterbury Christ Church University, UK
Saturday 4th July, 9.15am-6.15pm

Thanks to the generous financial support of the Society for Renaissance Studies, we are pleased to offer two bursaries for postgraduate or postdoctoral students wishing to attend the event. Each bursary is for £60, and waives the registration fee and provides assistance with travel/accommodation expenses.

If you would like to be considered for a bursary, please email Steve Orman at stating in a sentence or two how attending the symposium will benefit your research / programme of study. Please send emails before Friday 8th May.

Featuring a script in hand performance by professional actors of Middleton’s A Game at Chess in a converted church. Directed by Robert F. Ball.

Keynote Speaker: Professor Michelle O’Callaghan (University of Reading).

The event also features papers from Dr Alex Samson, Richard Eales, Dr Sarah Olive, Nora Williams, and concludes with a roundtable discussion.

Registration closes Friday 8th May.
For more information, contact Steve Orman:
Registration: Please register through the CCCU online shop:

Spaces are limited so early registration is encouraged.

Please see the conference website for the programme and further details: