Details from Glasgow University MS Hunter 229 fol. 21v

Saturday 25 March 2017


Cultures of Performance:
a Celebration of the Work of Philip Butterworth


University of Glasgow


This year the Medieval English Theatre Meeting on Cultures of Performance will be hosted by Pamela M. King and Eila Williamson at the University of Glasgow, in the

James Arnott Theatre
University of Glasgow
GLASGOW G12           View Map


The conference day will divide roughly into two halves, the first offering a range of short papers looking at performance questions raised by individual case-studies, the second considering broader theoretical questions raised by the discussion of medieval playing and its conventions. Speakers include John Marshall (Bristol), Sarah Carpenter (Edinburgh), Thomas Pettit (Odense), and Katie Normington (Royal Holloway, University of London). Over lunch there will be a workshop performance of a recently translated Shepherds Play directed by Elisabeth Dutton.




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On the previous day (Friday 24 March) and in the same location there will be a Postgraduate and Early Career Symposium run by the Early English Drama and Performance Network (registration free but space limited). Speakers include Elisabeth Dutton (University of Fribourg and EDOX), Michael Falk (University of Kent), John McGavin (University of Southampton), Andrew Prescott (University of Glasgow), Olivia Robinson (University of Fribourg), and Eila Williamson (University of Glasgow and REEL). For details, programme, and registration go to the EED&PN website.



Friday Dinner

Getting There


Hotels and B&Bs



The annual Medieval English Theatre dinner will take place at Zizzi, 8 Cresswell Lane, Glasgow G12 8AA [MAP] on the evening of Friday 24 March. The cost of dinner is not included in the registration fee, and individuals will be asked to meet their own bills. Please indicate on the registration form (see below) whether you wish to attend.




Printable instructions and information on parking here.






Registration for the 2017 METh Meeting is now open. Please go to the conference booking centre at

The Conference Fee is 37 (including coffee, tea, and lunch, but not including the cost of the conference dinner on the previous night).


Medieval English Theatre will meet the registration fees of the first two postgraduate students to register, so please indicate your status on the application form.






We are unable to offer on-campus accommodation. Below is a list of hotels, guest houses, and hostels in Glasgow.

Guest Houses /Budget Hotels

Disclaimer: By advertising privately run and commercial accommodation, the University of Glasgow is in no way holding itself out as an agent for or on behalf of any of the proprietors. Nobody from Residential Services has visited or inspected any of the properties listed and the University of Glasgow cannot guarantee the condition of any such accommodation.

For other local accommodation:


A printable version of this list.



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