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Lit Fest Keynote Speaker: Tiffany Stern
April 20 | 7:00 pm
Keynote Speaker: Tiffany Stern
April 20th, 21st & 22nd 2017
Jabara Flexible Theatre, Newman University
*Free and open to the public for attendees. A small fee for outside presenters.
Tiffany Stern is Chair of Shakespeare and Early Modern Literature at Royal Holloway, University of London, having previously been Professor of Early Modern Drama at the University of Oxford. She specializes in Shakespeare, theatre history from the sixteenth to the eighteenth century, book history and editing. Her monographs are Rehearsal from Shakespeare to Sheridan (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2000), Making Shakespeare (New York and London: Routledge, 2004), [with Simon Palfrey] Shakespeare in Parts (Oxford: OUP, 2007; winner of the 2009 David Bevington Award for Best New Book in Early Drama Studies) and Documents of Early Modern Performance (Cambridge: CUP, 2009; winner of the 2010 David Bevington Award for Best New Book in Early Drama Studies). She has co-edited a collection of essays with Farah Karim-Cooper, Shakespeare’s Theatres and the Effects of Performance (2013), and edited the anonymous King Leir (2001), Sheridan’s The Rivals (2004) and Farquhar’s Recruiting Officer (2010), and Brome’s Jovial Crew (2014). She is general editor of New Mermaids and Arden Shakespeare 4, and is author of over fifty chapters and articles on sixteenth to eighteenth century dramatic literature. Her current projects are a book on theatre and fairs, a book on documents beyond performance and an Arden 4 edition of The Tempest.