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Université de Fribourg

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The 2019 Medieval English Theatre Meeting, celebrating 40 years of METh, will be on 12-13 April at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland, hosted by Elisabeth Dutton and Olivia Robinson. The theme will be Peoples and Places: Networks, Communities, and Early Theatre. This is a special celebration METh conference, in honour of the organisation's 40th anniversary, and is therefore longer than the traditional one-day conference.

The meeting will follow the annual Early English Drama & Performance Network Symposium for postgraduates and early career researchers which will take place at the Université de Fribourg on April 11, 2019. Registration for this free event is free but must be completed separately here.

Programme:
A PDF copy of the provisional programme will be available here soon.

Friday 12th April 2019
8.45-9.00 Welcome and registration (University of Fribourg, Espace Güggi, MIS08)
9.00-10.30 Performance and Place (Espace Güggi)
Jamie Beckett: Fleecing the Shepherds? Hubs and Hinterlands in the York & Towneley Plays
Gillian Redfern: The Yorkshire Moors: They Are What They Eat
Clare Egan: Defamatory Performances: People and Places
10.30-11.00 Coffee / Tea break (Espace Güggi)
11.00-12.00 Uniting Communities Through Theatre (Espace Güggi)
Pamela King: Exploring Networks of Shared Texts: Christ before the Doctors in the York, Towneley, and Coventry MSS
Sarah Carpenter: Courtly Communities and the Performance of Chivalry
12.15-2.00 Lunch (University of Fribourg, Mensa MIS07)
2.00-3.30 Introduction and Performance of Origny Play (University Chapel MIS06)
3.30-4.00 Coffee / Tea break (Espace Güggi)
4.00-5.30 International Theatre (Espace Güggi)
Nadia van Pelt: Eroticism and theatrical sexuality in Early European Mary Magdalen plays
Lucy Deacon: Introducing the Iranian Ta’ziyeh Cycle: Patronage, Prohibition, Actors and Exchange
Marija Krnic: Local and Global Networks in the Dalmatian Saints’ Plays
6.00-7.00 Apéro and AGM (Restaurant Le Mondial)
7.15 Dinner (Restaurant Le Mondial)

Saturday 13th April 2019
9.30-11.00 Adapting To An Audience (Espace Güggi)
Daisy Black: A God’s-Eye View? Foreknowledge and Collaborative Practices of Anticipation in the York The Fall of the Angels
Camille Marshall: Towneley Resurrected: Textual Relationships and Sixteenth-Century Reception
Tamara Haddad: Particularity and Locality: York Trial Pageants and the York Minster Gates
11.00-11.30 Coffee / Tea break (Espace Güggi)
11.30-12.30 Civic and Political Networks (Espace Güggi)
Richard Beadle: Common clerks and drama in some late medieval English towns
Greg Walker: John Heywood's Interludes: Comedy and Community in a time of Crisis

Accommodation:
There are a number of hotels in the town centre many of which can be found at Hotels in Fribourg and delegates will also find a number of reasonable options available through AirBnB. There are many hotels located the town centre and a short distance from the conference venue:

Hôtel du Faucon
Offers university rates; mention that you are attending a conference at the University of Fribourg (~80-100CHF/night)

Hotel de la Rose
Offers university rates; mention that you are attending a conference at the University of Fribourg (~118-160CHF/night)

Hotel Hine Adon
Apartments rather than hotel rooms (~120CHF/night plus a tax of 3.10CHF per person per day).

Hotel Elite
Offer group rates if more than one room is booked (~95-150CHF/night)

Hotel Au Sauvage
No conference rates (~170-240CHF/night)

Hotel Alpha
No conference rates (~100-120CHF/night)

Hotel NH Fribourg
No conference rates (~110CHF/night)

Hôtel du Faucon (offers university rates; mention that you are attending a conference at the University of Fribourg)

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