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CEMS Member Spotlight: Una McIlvenna

CEMS Member Spotlight: Una McIlvenna

Dr Una McIlvenna is an Australian Research Council Future Fellow 2023-2027 and Senior Lecturer in English. Her research interests lie in the fields of early modern cultural and literary history. Una is particularly interested in the early modern and nineteenth-century...

Recent Publications: May 2024

Recent Publications: May 2024

Congratulations to CEMS members for their recent publications. Dr Claire Hansen has co-authored a paper with Bríd Phillips, “‘Wilt Break My Heart?’ Takotsubo Syndrome and Shakespeare’s Discourse of Heartbreak in Antony and Cleopatra and King Lear” in Shakespeare...

CEMS at RSA Chicago 2024

CEMS at RSA Chicago 2024

CEMS sponsored three panels for the 2024 conference of the Renaissance Society of America, held on 21-23 March in Chicago, all of which drew strong crowds.   "Early Modern Women and English Marginalia," which ran over two sessions, was organised by Robert Wellington...

CEMS Member Spotlight: Christina Clarke

CEMS Member Spotlight: Christina Clarke

The CEMS Member Spotlight is a new feature of our newsletter and website which aims to introduce individual members and their research to the CEMS community. To set the Member Spotlights in motion, allow me to introduce myself, Dr Christina Clarke. I’m the new...

Recent Publications: March 2024

Recent Publications: March 2024

Una McIlvenna has published her first article in Spanish (translated by Juan Gomis Coloma): "El sonido de la muerte inminente: las baladas de ajusticiados en Europa (siglos XVI-XIX)," in Boletín de Literatura Oral 6, Special Issue "Los sonidos de la horca: la...

Fellowships and Awards

Fellowships and Awards

  Three members of the CEMS community have recently received awards for their work. Dr Una McIlvenna’s book Singing the News of Death: Execution Ballads in Europe 1500-1900 (The New Cultural History of Music series, Oxford University Press, 2022) won The...

CEMS Member New Publication 2023

CEMS Member New Publication 2023

Congratulations to CEMS member, Claire Hansen (Senior Lecturer in English at ANU), on her new publication, Shakespeare and Place-Based Learning (Cambridge University Press, 2023). Claire's book explores the potential of place for enriching Shakespeare pedagogy....