Friday, January 29, 2010

Time, Space and Vision in Early Modern Culture

London Shakespeare Centre
Anatomy Theatre and Museum, King’s College London, Saturday 27th February 2010

Keynote speaker: Professor François Laroque, Université de Paris III

The London Shakespeare Centre, King’s College London, and the Institut du Monde Anglophone, Université de Paris III - Sorbonne Nouvelle, are co-hosting an international postgraduate colloquium on ‘Time, Space and Vision in Early Modern Culture’. The event will take place on the afternoon of Saturday 27th February 2010 at the newly renovated Anatomy Theatre and Museum at King’s College London, Strand Campus (for further details of the venue please see

As well as postgraduate papers on temporal and spatial issues in early modern poetry, drama and culture, we expect there to be a live video panel discussion with members of the English department at the University of Pennsylvania, comparing the experience of pursuing doctoral research in early modern English literature and culture in the UK, the US and France.

The afternoon will conclude with a keynote address from François Laroque entitled ‘‘Infinite riches in a little room’: Time and space in Marlowe's Doctor Faustus and Shakespeare's Richard II’.

This will be followed by a drinks reception. A detailed schedule will be published on the colloquium web page shortly (

If you would like to attend please RSVP to, stating your name, institutional affiliation, and contact details. There is a £10 attendance fee for all those registering who are not affiliated to King's College London. Details of how to make this payment will be emailed to you once you have registered.

Sarah Dustagheer (King’s/Shakespeare’s Globe)
Sarah Lewis (King’s)
Professor Gordon McMullan (King’s)


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