A Fall That Keeps on Falling

When writing about the uncertain future of contact improvisation during the summer and fall of 2020, in the wake of Nancy Stark Smith’s passing, I noted that one of her most significant contributions to understandings of CI was her theory of “the gap.”…


Mining Shakespeare

Gretchen E. Minton's new blog discusses the context of her recent article ‘Ecological Adaptation in Montana: Timon of Athens to Timon of Anaconda’ - out now in Cambridge journal 'New Theatre Quarterly'.


Envoy to Apartheid: The Royal Ballet in South Africa, 1960

In late 1959, before the tour began, the company’s decision to leave behind its only dancer of colour, the South African-born soloist Johaar Mosaval, ignited parliamentary debates and media uproar... [my article] shows how ballet worked as a tool of British ‘soft power’, aiding the decolonizing state in its effort to shore up ties with white South Africans.


Why are we launching Higher Education from Cambridge University Press?

Higher Education from Cambridge University Press is our new online textbook website, launched in August 2020. In recent months Cambridge University Press has introduced a new set of strategies to support changing teaching and learning needs as higher education institutions prepare for a more digitally driven future in the wake of pandemic.…


The pitfalls of video calls (and how to avoid them like a pro)

Let’s face it – stepping (sitting) in front of a camera has become a staple component of working from home during the global pandemic.…


Lecturing in Lockdown: advice from our Higher Education Panel

Many of us are discovering that working at home for a long stretch can be difficult. Staying productive and motivated is a challenge, and it is not always easy to find a routine to keep things running smoothly.…


A bold new look for ‘Theatre ‘Survey’

Marlis Schweitzer, Editor of Theatre Survey, discusses the journal's bold new look.


Orlando Project: Special Access for Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month begins on 1 March 2020 and in recognition the Orlando textbase will be freely accessible without subscription for the entire month.…