Funding Research & Writing in Renaissance Drama, Vol. 5

A Blogroll in Five Acts

Part of the experience of being an early-career researcher includes learning how to transition from graduate student to scholar and peer. While much of the advice about this transition centers around issues of self-presentation, these blogrolls will focus on the changes in how one funds the work. Some of us are lucky to have monetary support from within our home institutions or live in states or provinces with government sponsorships for the Humanities, while others less so. In this five-part series, I list the current funding sources available for scholars of Renaissance literature—with a focus on early modern drama—divided into relative period of a “typical” career trajectory.

For this final post, a list of prizes for books.

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Programme du bal: 2019 RSA

It is my first time heading out to the annual Renaissance Society of America (RSA) conference, and I am very much looking forward to the intra-disciplinarity the event promises. Before I hop my flight from PDX Saturday morning, here’s my dance-card—perhaps more aspirational than anything else.

Looking for me? I’ll be giving my paper, “Cham’s Beard and Tartar’s Bow: Mongolia in the Elizabethan Repertory,” based on research at the Huntington this past summer, at the top of the 11:00 a.m. session entitled Contextualizing Performance in English Renaissance Drama. It is generously hosted by the University of North Texas Medieval and Renaissance Colloquium. My co-panelists and I met at a Blackfriars’ conference some years ago and have been dying to get together on a project. Thus, the session promises to be one of convivial delight. Follow along at #RenSA19.

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