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After Iconophobia

24 March 2017

I may have been silent on this forum for a while but I have been blogging with my Reformation/visual arts hat on: After Iconophobia: an online symposium … hosted by the wonderful...

Books that don’t fit into the standard categories: a celebration

12 July 2016

One of the most gratifying comments in response to the publication of Shakespeare and the Stuff of Life (Bloomsbury, 2016) is that it doesn’t “quite fit into the standard...

Shakespearean Forensics

12 April 2016

A quick update on cutting-edge material practices in libraries and archives. Just looking through my photos from New Orleans, taken at the Shakespeare Association of America Annual...

‘Writing Buildings 2016’: call for papers

15 September 2015

Catherine is co-organising this conference with CREAte, the research centre for architecture and the humanities at the University of Kent: In collaboration with the Architectural Review,...