Previous Conferences

2020. Hail and Well Met Postgraduate Conference
Virtual conference

2018. Shakespeare at Play
University of Melbourne
Keynotes: Gina Bloom, Claire M.L. Bourne, Roslyn L. Knutson

2016. Shakespeare at the Edges
University of Waikato, Hamilton
Keynotes: Douglas Bruster, Lisa Hopkins, MacDonald P. Jackson

2014. Shakespearean Perceptions
University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba
Keynotes: Graham Holderness, Peter Holland, Helen Ostovich, Garrett A. Sullivan, Jr.

2012. Shakespeare and Emotions
University of Western Australia, Perth
Keynotes: John Bell, Andrew Jarvis, Philippa Kelly, Steven Mullaney, Michael Neill, Elizabeth Schafer

2010. Drawing Out Shakespeare: Shakespeare and Learning, Then and Now
University of Sydney, Sydney
Keynotes: Lynn Enterline, Gordon McMullan, Evelyn Tribble

2008. Embodying Shakespeare
University of Otago, Dunedin
Keynotes: Dympna Callaghan, Gail Kern Paster, Bruce R. Smith

2006. Postgraduate Mini-Conference
University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba

2004. MultiShakespeare: Media Metamorphoses
Australian National University, Canberra
Keynotes: John Bell, Andrew Gurr, David Stratton

2002. Looking Before and After: A Performance Appraisal
University of Tasmania, Launceston
Keynotes: Michael Best, Alan Brissenden, Krystyna Kujawinska Courtney, Werner Habicht, Stephen Hazell, Ian Maclennan, Herb Weil, Judy Weil, Laurence Wright

2000. Dislocating Shakespeare/Te Whakapioi a Wi
University of Auckland, Auckland
Keynotes: Janet Adelman, Philip Armstrong, Jonathan Gil Harris, Peter Holland, Coppelia Kahn, Gail Kern Paster, Patricia Parker

1998. Material Shakespeare: Teaching, History, Performance
University of Queensland, Brisbane
Keynotes: Jean E. Howard, Andrew Gurr, Michael Mullin

1996. Shakespeare: Perspectives on Performance
University of New South Wales, Sydney
Keynotes: Michael Bogdanov, Peter Thomson, Yasunari Takahashi, Bernice Kliman, R.A. Foakes

1994. Readers, Audiences, Players
University of Western Australia, Perth

1992. Shakespeare Outside England
University of Adelaide, Adelaide
Keynotes: Stephen Orgel

1990. Inaugural ANZSA Conference
Monash University, Melbourne
Speakers: Alan Brissenden, Ian Carruthers, Alan Dilnot, Howard Felperin, Graeme Henry, F.H. Langman, Tim Mares

Shakespearean Perceptions


Embodying Shakespeare


Dislocating Shakespeare


Previous Officers


2018–2023. Laurie Johnson
2016–2018. Laurie Johnson
2014–2016. Mark Houlahan
2012–2014. Mark Houlahan
2010–2012. Penny Gay
2008–2010. Penny Gay
2006–2008. Evelyn Tribble
2004–2006. Lloyd Davis
2002–2004. Michael Neill
2000–2002. Michael Edgar
1998–2000. Michael Neill
1996–1998. Michael Neill
1994–1996. R.S. White
1992–1994. Alan Brissenden
1990–1992. Dennis Bartholomeusz

Vice President

2018–2023. Sarah C.E. Ross
2016–2018. Evelyn Tribble
2014–2016. Brett D. Hirsch
2014–2016. Laurie Johnson
2014–2016. David McInnis
2012–2014. Laurie Johnson
2012–2014. Danijela Kambaskovic-Sawers
2012–2014. David McInnis
2010–2012. Brett D. Hirsch
2010–2012. Mark Houlahan
2010–2012. Danijela Kambaskovic-Sawers
2008–2010. Adrian Kiernander
2008–2010. Tom Bishop
2006–2008. Penny Gay
2004–2006. Penny Gay
2004–2006. Evelyn Tribble
2002–2004. Penny Gay
2002–2004. Lloyd Davis
1992–2002. [None elected]
1990–1992. Alan Brissenden



2018–2023. Huw Griffiths
2016–2018. Huw Griffiths
2014–2016. Rose Gaby
2012–2014. Rose Gaby
2010–2012. Rose Gaby
2008–2010. Rose Gaby
2006–2008. Rose Gaby
2004–2006. Rose Gaby
2002–2004. Rose Gaby
2000–2002. Peter Hammond
1998–2000. Philip Armstrong
1996–1998. Lloyd Davis
1994–1996. Chris Wortham
1992–1994. Chris Wortham


2018–2023. Darryl Chalk
2016–2018. Darryl Chalk
2014–2016. Darryl Chalk
2012–2014. Darryl Chalk
2010–2012. Darryl Chalk
2008–2010. Darryl Chalk
2006–2008. Darryl Chalk
2004–2006. Darryl Chalk
2002–2004. Sue Tweg
2000–2002. Sue Tweg
1998–2000. Sue Tweg
1996–1998. Sue Tweg
1994–1996. Sue Tweg
1992–1994. Sue Tweg

Postgraduate/ECR Representative

2022–2023. Amanda Yau
2020–2022. Ruby Kilroy
2018–2020. Fiona Wells-Lakeland
2016–2018. Kirk Dodd
2014–2016. Christine Edwards
2014–2016. Brid Phillips
2012–2014. Neil Vallelly