Programme

The two-day conference will be held from 9am to 5pm on Thursday 20th September and Friday 21st September 2018 in the Media Centre (Room 142) of the Raised Faculty Building (Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages) on the Sidgwick Site of the University of Cambridge.

We are excited to welcome Prof. Richard Andrews (University of Leeds), Prof. Antonio Rostagno (Università degli Sudi di Roma ‘La Sapienza’), and Dr Lisa Sampson (University College London) as our keynote speakers.

The first day of the conference will conclude with a two-hour Commedia dell’Arte acting workshop, held at 6pm in the Judith E. Wilson Drama Studio in the English Faculty on the Sidgwick Site of the University of Cambridge. This event will be free and participation is not limited to conference attendees.

The second day of the conference will conclude with an evening concert, held at 6pm in the Chapel of Clare College, Cambridge. This will include a fully-staged performance of Monteverdi’s Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda (1624). The concert will be free and open to the public.

A conference dinner will be held at 8pm on the second day of the conference, Friday 21st September. Menu and list of prices will follow shortly.

The full conference programme will be published shortly.

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