Simon Bening Triptych of St Jerome (1550), detail. Spain: Escorial Monastery. Property of Patrimonio Nacional.

Saturday 27 March 2021






Hosted by Clare Egan from the University of Lancaster.


The 2021 Medieval English Theatre Meeting will take place
online on Saturday 27 March
between 9.30 a.m. and 6 p.m.





Printable pdf version here


9.30-9.35 Registration, log-in and sound-check   
9.35-9.50 Welcome (Clare Egan, Lancaster University)   


9.50-10.00 Tribute to Peter Happé    (John McGavin & Elsa Strietman)


10.00-11.00 Session 1: Biblical Environments   
Daisy Black:
‘Being the bigger ram: Arable vs Pastoral Masculinities in the Towneley Mactacio Abel
Gillian Redfern:
‘Chester’s Mrs Noah: A Proper Deva


11.00-11.30 Coffee/Tea Break with optional break-out rooms


11.30-12.30 Session 2: Intercultural Environments   
Nadia van Pelt:
‘Perceptions of Anne of Cleves at the English Court’
Elisabeth Dutton:
‘Getting Down in the Haus of Holbein: where is Anne of Cleves now?’


12.30-13.30 Lunch   


13.30-15.00 Session 3: Creaturely Environments (Sponsored by the Northern Premodern Seminar)   
Thersites (attr. Nicholas Udall, c. 1537)
       Digital Interlude performed by the Beyond Shakespeare Company:
Liz Oakley-Brown:
‘Surfaces, Snails and Somatics in Thersites


15.00-15.20 Tea/Coffee Break with optional breakout rooms


15.20-16.20 Session 4: Digital Environments   
Robert Crighton (Beyond Shakespeare),
Jenna McKellips:
‘The Mary Magdalene Project and Medieval Performances in Digital Environments’


16.20-16.30 Closing Remarks   
17.00-18.00 Business Meeting   






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