Nicole Fayard is Associate Professor in French at the University of Leicester. Her research focuses on contemporary French theatre and the history and politics of the performance, translation, and adaptation of Shakespeare in France, with particular reference to their links to cultural memory and transnational identities. Her numerous publications in this field include The Performance of Shakespeare in France Since the Second World War: Re-Imagining Shakespeare (Mellen, 2006). Her other research interests focus on the history and politics of gender violence and trauma, as well as social movements and feminist activism in contemporary France. Her latest monograph, Speaking Out: Women Healing From the Trauma of Violence (University of Leicester), was published in 2014.
Lawrence Green is an Associate Fellow of Warwick University. He completed his PhD at Birmingham University’s Shakespeare Institute in Stratford-upon-Avon via the Universities of Leeds (BA) and Warwick (MA). His doctorate focused on the iconography of pageantry and ceremonial in four of Shakespeare’s English history plays, and it was this interest in ceremonial that brought him back to Warwick’s Renaissance Centre in 2002 to edit a number of text sections in the new edition of John Nichols’s The Progresses and Public Processions of Queen Elizabeth I (London, 1788–1823), published in five volumes in 2014 by Oxford University Press.
Katherine Heavey is Lecturer in early modern English Literature at the University of Glasgow. Prior to this, she was a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at Newcastle University. Her research interests center on the adaptation and translation of myth in early modern England. Her first book, The Early Modern Medea: Medea in English Literature 1558–1688, was published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2015, and she has published articles in Renaissance Studies, Translation and Literature, and The Journal of the Northern Renaissance.
Imke Lichterfeld studied English Literature, History of Linguistics, and History at the University of Bonn in Germany and Aberdeen. She has taught a wide range of genres and epochs, including modernism and contemporary drama. Her research predominantly focuses on early modern English drama. Currently, she holds a position as Studies Coordinator at the Department of English, American and Celtic Studies at the University of Bonn. [End Page 289]
Kiki Lindell is Senior Lecturer of English Literature, Lund University, Sweden. She also stages Shakespeare plays with her students. She has recently revised and extended the chapter on Shakespeare in Scandinavia for the third edition of the Oxford Companion to Shakespeare. Her doctoral dissertation “Staging Shakespeare’s Comedies with EFL University Students” (2012) will be published in Lund Studies in English in 2016.
Gemma Miller is in her third year as a full-time LAHP-funded postgraduate research student at King’s College London. She is working on a thesis exploring childhood and futurity in contemporary Shakespearean productions under the supervision of Dr. Lucy Munro. She is a regular contributor to journals including Shakespeare and Shakespeare Bulletin and has spoken at a number of conferences including the Shakespeare Association of America, the German Shakespeare Society, and Shakespeare’s Globe.
Erica Sheen is Senior Lecturer in the Department of English and Related Literature, University of York, UK. She teaches and researches in Shakespeare, American and European post-war cinema, and the Cold War. Her Shakespearean publications include Shakespeare and the Institution of Theatre: The Best in this Kind (Palgrave, 2009) and Shakespeare in Cold War Europe: Conflict, Commemoration, Celebration (Palgrave Pivot, 2016), co-edited with Isabel Karremann, as well as articles and chapters on law and literature, literary adaptation, European art cinema, and American film.
Maria Valentini is Associate Professor of English Literature at the University of Cassino and Lazio Meridionale, Italy. She has published mainly in the field of Shakespearian studies, with a monograph on conflicting notions of time in Antony and Cleopatra and articles in collections on Shakespeare and war and Shakespeare in twentieth-century European culture, among others. She is coeditor of Memoria di Shakespeare: A Journal of Shakespearian Studies. She has also written on twentieth-century English literature (Lawrence, Forster, Joyce) and on American literature (Hawthorne, Whitman). [End Page 290]