York English academic helps bring seventeenth-century writer and polymath into the spotlight

Posted on Monday 10 June 2019

Professor Kevin Killeen has appeared on the BBC's In Our Time, presented by Melvin Bragg, describing the remarkable career and inventive writings of the seventeenth-century polymath Sir Thomas Browne.

Shakespeare and Co. a hit!

Posted on Wednesday 22 May 2019

CREMS is delighted with the success of its most recent conference.

CALL FOR PAPERS: ‘Courage, Language, Discretion and Learning’: Lancelot Andrewes and Early Modern Religious Culture

Posted on Wednesday 22 May 2019

This conference will be the first to investigate the works of Lancelot Andrewes (1555-1626) and his engagement with early modern cultures of religion, literature and learning.

Shakespeare and Co.: On the Page and on the Stage Registration now open!

Posted on Wednesday 17 April 2019

Come join our talented group of postgraduate and early career scholars and practitioners for our one-day conference as we explore the multiple functions of the works of Shakespeare and his contemporaries as both texts and performance pieces.

York International Shakespeare Festival

Posted on Wednesday 17 April 2019

The York International Shakespeare Festival (YorkShakes) is a major new cultural venture for York and for the North. It emerges from a productive and ambitious partnership between the York Theatre Royal, the University of York and Parrabbola, drawing in many other city, regional, national and international partners.

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