For this special issue, In Honorem Professor Michael Hattaway, we welcome original contributions connected to Professor Hattaway’s research interests, particularly Shakespeare Studies and Renaissance Studies, as a means to honour his contribution to the field and his influence on young researchers and colleagues in his long career as a Shakespearean scholar. We are especially interested in papers in the following areas:

  • Shakespeare’s history plays
  • Shakespeare’s plays in performance
  • cinematic Shakespeare
  • foreign Shakespeare
  • humanism and posthumanism in Shakespeare studies
  • Shakespeare scholarship during the pandemic

Contributions (4,000 to 7,000 words) to be published in the June 2023 issue are expected by 15 December, 2022 and they should not have been published or submitted for publication elsewhere. All submissions will go through a blind peer-review process and notification of acceptance will be sent by 15 March, 2023.

Issue editors: Professor Nicoleta Cinpoes (, Professor Alison Findlay  (, Professor Peter Smith ( and Veronica Popescu (


Abstracts & short bio to be sent to 1 September 2022

Submission of manuscripts: 15 December, 2022 

Review period: 15 December, 2022 – 15 March, 2023

Submission of final articles: 15 May, 2023

Issue published online: 30 June, 2023

Please consult our Instructions for Authors page for further information about submissions and additional requirements.

Use the Submissions page to send us your contributions.