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Audiences, Readers, Listeners, Users – Understanding reception in a digital age

3 May 2017

On 18 May I’ll be leading a workshop on ‘Understanding reception in a digital age’ as part of the University of Birmingham’s Institute for Advanced Studies....

Aura, aliveness, and art

21 April 2017

A second post inspired in part by Benjamin’s ‘The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction’, and the final one — I think — on my research adventures...

The ghost in the machine

26 March 2017

The ghost of Hamlet’s father in Shakespeare’s Hamlet, The Story of the Play Concisely Told with 55 Illustrations from the Cinematograph Film (1913). From the Folger...

Shakespeare: The Game

28 February 2017

This month I’m in residence at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, home to the largest collection of Shakespeare-related materials in the world. I’m in heaven!...