Professor Grace Ioppolo FSA
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I am Director of the School of Literature and Languages Research Group on Theatre History and Performance Studies and my teaching focuses principally on Renaissance drama. I am also the convenor of the School of Literature and Languages Research Theme on Theatre History and Performance Studies.
My MA Seminar teaching includes 'Text and Textuality'. For more details of my teaching please see Grace Ioppolo Teaching, Convening and Supervision
My monograph, Dramatists and their Manuscripts in the Age of Shakespeare, Jonson, Middleton, and Heywood: Authorship, Authority and the Playhouse, was named one of the 'best books of 2006' in the Times Literary Supplement. Details of all my publications: Grace Ioppolo Publications
I am the Director and Founder of The Henslowe-Alleyn Digitisation Project (www.henslowe-alleyn.org.uk),co-sponsored by the University of Reading and King's College London's Centre for Computing in the Humanities, which has made the single largest manuscript collection on early modern English theatre production and performance available as an electronic archive and website.
For podcasts of my recent conference please see Who invented Shakespearean theatre?
Ordinary Fellow, The Society of Antiquaries of London; Academic Representative, The User Advisory Group, The National Archives Kew; Elected Member, The Bibliographical Society; Elected Member, International Association of University Professors of English; Member, Modern Language Association; Member, The Bibliographical Society of America; Member, The Malone Society.
For fuller details of my research activities please see Grace Ioppolo Publications
I was recently heard on the BBC World Service:
Professor Ioppolo on the BBC
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