Saturday 24 March 2018
Performance and its Urban Context
University of Sheffield
This year the Medieval English Theatre Meeting on Performance and its Urban Context will be hosted by Charlotte
Steenbrugge at the University of Sheffield.
On the previous day (Friday 23 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 Michael Pidd (University of Sheffield),
Toni Prince (University of Sheffield), Kia Macpherson (Hull Noah Play Project), Stuart Palmer (University of Kent), and Olivia Robinson (University of Fribourg).
For details, programme, and registration
go to the EED&PN website.
Friday 23th March
||Dinner (à la carte) at Hui Wei, 221 Glossop Road, SHEFFIELD S10 2GW (http://www.huiwei.co.uk). Take time in advance to consult the menu and make your choice! (The website is still under construction but the menus are all there.)
All METh and EEDPN delegates invited.
Saturday 24th March
Humanities Research Institute, University of Sheffield, 34 Gell Street, Sheffield S3 7QY [View Map]
||Registration and welcome (HRI)
||York (HRI Conference Room) Chair: Pamela King
‘Beyond Product Placement: Craft, Identity and Anachronic Objects at York’
‘Faith and the City: Playing the Passion in Fifteenth-Century York’
‘The Real and the Virtual City: Touching Jerusalem during the York Corpus Christi Plays ’
‘The Sun in York’
Performance and Civic Piety (HRI Conference Room) Chair: Clare Wright
‘Desiderans torporem penitus exstirpare: Medieval Convent Drama at Barking Abbey and Civic Unrest’
‘The Carmelites and the Community: Nuns, Urban Procession, and Performance in Late Medieval Burgundy’
‘The Feast of St Anne: Procession and Pageantry in Medieval Lincoln’
||Lunch and Performance (Jessop West G03)
||Civic Performance and Power (HRI Conference Room) Chair: Diana Wyatt|
‘Recording (and Not Recording) Civic Rituals in Late Medieval England and Ireland’
‘“Durhams old Cittie thus salutes our King”: Civic Performance and Royal Power in Post-Reformation Durham’
‘Newcastle Civic Drama and The Love-sick King’
||Texts, Performances, and Cities (HRI Conference Room) Chair: John McGavin
Jetties, Pentices, Purprestures, and Ordure: Obstacles to Pageants and Processions’
‘Is It Always Text and the City?’
‘Staging Henryson’s Testament of Cresseid’
||METh AGM: Business meeting (HRI Conference Room)
||Dinner (à la carte) at The Devonshire Cat 49 Wellington St, SHEFFIELD S1 4HG (http://www.devonshirecat.co.uk); also à la carte, though if a sufficient number of people sign up,
they ask us to decide what we want to eat beforehand) directly after the close of the business meeting. Take time in advance to consult the menu and make your choice!
Below is a list of suggested hotels in Sheffield.
Central - with easy access to station and venue (by tram and/or on foot)
Slightly further out (walking or taxi):
Kenwood Road, SHEFFIELD S7 1NQ
Tel: 01142 583 811; e-mail: Reception@kenwoodhall.co.uk
The Rutland Hotel.
452 Glossop Road, SHEFFIELD S10 2PY
Tel: 0114 266 4411; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Endcliffe Vale Road, SHEFFIELD S10 3ER
Tel: 0114 222 8810 e-mail: email@example.com
Brocco on the Park, 92 Brocco Bank, SHEFFIELD S11 8RS
Tel: 0114 266 1233 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Disclaimer: By advertising privately run and commercial accommodation, the University of Sheffield 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 Sheffield cannot guarantee the condition of any such accommodation.
For other local accommodation:
A printable version of this list.
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